Lead Medical and Welfare Officer

Required from September. Salary: APT & C scale E.
Permanent position – 37 hours a week, term time only plus 2 Inset days.
Actual salary £16,650–£18,383 (depending on experience).
Closing date: 9am, Monday 13 July 2020.

We are seeking to appoint a Lead Medical and Welfare Officer to support the physical and mental health of students so that they can play a full role in school life, remain healthy and achieve their full academic potential. The role will be varied in nature and responsibilities will include oversight of the first aid and medical provision for all students and staff in the school; oversight of medical plans and monitoring of long-term medical conditions; interventions with students relating to emotional, physical or welfare issues and maintaining full medical and accurate database records for students and staff. The role will also entail working closely with parents and carers and other external agencies. The successful applicant will have experience of working with young people, ideally in a school environment, and will feel confident in dealing with students and families who may be in difficult circumstances. 

Candidates must also be able to demonstrate an ability to fulfil all aspects of the role with confidence through the medium of English and be committed to making a positive contribution to the achievement of the school’s aims and CHARACTER values. 

If you would like to discuss the role or arrange to visit the school please contact the school directly on 0118 9413458. 

Staff who opt into the Local Government Pension Scheme will receive a generous employer contribution equivalent to 19.6% of salary. 

For further details, including job descriptions, person specifications and an application form, please visit www.denefield.org.uk/Join-us/Work-with-Us  

Completed applications should be sent to recruitment@denefield.org.uk

Closing date for all roles: 9.00am, Monday 13 July 2020.

Denefield School
Long Lane, Tilehurst, Reading RG31 6XY

Denefield School is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. CVs will not be accepted. Denefield School is an equal opportunities employer, and selects staff on merit, irrespective of race, sex, disability or age. 

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