Welfare Officer / Resource Assistant

This vacancy is now closed

Vacancy type
Harrow schools
Grade G03 point 9, (FTE 19,890)
Contract type
Term Time Only (39 weeks) 30 hours p/week, 8.30am-3.30pm (1hr lunch)
Start date
Closing date

Cannon Lane Primary School (4-11 years), Cannonbury Avenue, Pinner, Middlesex, HA5 1TS                                                                                     

This is an exciting time in the life of our expanding 4 form intake school and a great opportunity to be part of its future. Cannon Lane Primary is a popular school in Pinner, Harrow. We have an excellent reputation within the local community and a proven track record of ensuring that all children attain their academic potential and grow into responsible citizens.

The Headteacher and Governors are looking to appoint two enthusiastic, caring and compassionate people to join our Welfare Team. We are seeking candidates who consider themselves able multi-taskers and who are confident and considerate when dealing with children and adults who are unwell or need medical attention.

The ideal applicant will:

  • Have experience of working in a school environment
  • Hold a current First Aid certificate
  • Be committed to looking after children’s welfare and wellbeing
  • Have the ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with a wide range of people
  • Have good language and communication skills

Responsibilities will include:

  • Administering first aid and welfare duties for children and staff
  • Communicating effectively with parents and school staff
  • Management of medicines on school site and the administration of these
  • Arranging appropriate school welfare training
  • Maintain medical records and reporting where needed
  • Monitoring, ordering and distribution of school resources

Closing date for applications: Thursday 6th December 2018 by midday.

Interviews will be held: Week Commencing Monday 10th December 2018

The school is committed to safeguarding children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The school follows safe recruitment practices to protect children.  Successful applicants will be required to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the DBS. Please note that the Childcare Disqualifications Regulations 2009 apply to this position and therefore you are required to complete the “disqualification by association” declaration form. Should you be successful in your application for this post, your appointment can not be progressed without this declaration.   Further information can be found at www.direct.gov.uk.

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