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Health Care Assistant - Sidney Stringer Academy

What is the job role?

Health Care Assistant - Sidney Stringer Academy

32.50 hours a week

39 weeks / 195 days per year

£16,151 to £17,050 (pro-rata)


Grade 3

You will be employed by the trust which consists of five schools led by Sidney Stringer Academy. The schools are Radford Primary Academy, Ernesford Grange Community Academy, Riverbank Academy (Special School), Sidney Stringer Primary School and Sidney Stringer Academy.

Job Role:

● To work in partnership with class leads and support staff to support the individual care of students. 

● To provide structured support and guidance for students in the development of their independence, physical and social needs.

● Provide supervision, personal care and moving and handling support for students.

● To assist with lunchtime supervision.

● To assist with after school and break duties as part of the rota.


Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a health care assistant to provide personal care (such as washing or dressing) to students and support the physical and educational needs of identified students within our Academy.

If you’re a compassionate, positive person with a passion for working with young people and supporting those with additional barriers to their learning, this is the role for you.

You will be part of a large, motivated and supportive learning support team within Sidney Stringer Academy.  You will provide personalised health care for the day-to-day needs of individual pupil(s) under the direction of the AP for Inclusion, SENCos and external healthcare professionals and will support teaching and other staff in assisting the delivery of the curriculum and other learning processes, in direct contact with pupils and their parents/carers as needed.

We strive to ensure that all students have equal access to a broad and balanced curriculum and our Learning Support Team is integral to this.

How to apply

If you are ambitious for yourself and want to be part of a great team at this really exciting time then we would like to meet you. 

For further details, an application form, and to apply, please visit our website: – ‘Vacancies page’ 

Please return completed application forms to –  [No hard copies to be sent in the post].

If you would like further information please contact: Christine McGettrick (Head of Learning Support) –

Further details are available by contacting the school on the above telephone number or email or from our website.

Closing date: 21st July 2024

Interview date: 24th July 2024

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the DBS.

Following recommendations from Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) for an additional pre employment check with effect 1 Sept 22, please note, an online search may form part of this recruitment process.

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