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Health Care Assistant - Special School Health Team

Band 2

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Special School Health Team
Band 2
13.5 hours per week term time only
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Applefields School, Hob Moor Oaks School
£17,460 - £18,702 pro rata
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Do you share our values? We’re looking for applications from people who:

- care about what they do
- respect and value others
- listen in order to improve
- always do what they can to be helpful

…to help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population.


Contract type - Fixed Term 12 Months.

Hours - 13.5 hours per week, term time only

We are seeking to recruit a motivated, enthusiastic and dedicated school health care assistant, Band 2, to join our team in supporting pupils who have a learning disability and additional health needs within the two special schools in York.

This post is a term time only post.

The Special School Health Team is part of York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. The successful applicant will support the school nurses in the daily routines, delivering specific clinical cares including delivery of gastrostomy feeds, monitoring of blood glucose levels, recording baseline observations and attending any emergencies as they arise. You will also be responsible for health screening tasks as delegated, and as such must be able to work and manage your time independently once competent to do so. The role includes some administrative tasks.

The candidate must demonstrate a genuine desire to work in an environment that can be challenging yet very rewarding. You must be committed to providing the highest standards of care and demonstrate a positive approach.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate an insight into the role and preferably have experience of working in a healthcare or educational setting. Experience of working with children and young people with special needs is also desirable. The post holder must be willing to undertake training as necessary, including IT and in clinical skills. The successful candidate must have good communication and interpersonal skills, be flexible and adaptable, and be committed to team working. The role encompasses handling of sensitive issues and information and the candidate must work within parameters of client confidentiality.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Liz Davies on 01904 555003 or 01904 553918





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