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Medical Support and Learning Assistant

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Belper School and Sixth Form Centre
Salary details
Grade 7 Actual Salary £15,991 - £17,319 per annum
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term - Due to finite project to September 2025
30 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
Closing Date
04 June 2023
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Belper School and Sixth Form Centre are currently looking to appoint a Medical Support and Learning Assistant.

This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity for someone seeking a new challenge and offers the opportunity to provide real benefit and meaning to our fantastic students. You will act as the key worker for an individual student with specific and complex medical needs. The role involves assisting with personal care, including medical care and hygiene and adapting to the students changing medical needs whilst supporting other students within the class with their learning. 

Belper School is committed to providing a high-quality educational experience which develops in students the aspiration, knowledge, skills and understanding they require to create happy and successful futures for themselves. We summarise this vision in the phrase

 “Create your future. Be who you are and become who you aspire to be.“ At its core, our ethos is built on respect, inclusivity and responsibility, nurturing students to be individuals within a family approach. Central to this ethos is a focus on relationships which demonstrate mutual respect and equality. The school places value on treating each other, and our environment, with care, dignity, and compassion, so that as members of the school and wider community we can make a difference. The ethos is student-centred, empowering people to have confidence to participate and engage. 

We encourage continuous, professional development and run a programme of ongoing training throughout the year including INSET days, with the opportunity to complete additional training.   

This role is 30 hours per week over 5 days, 39 weeks per year (term time plus INSET days), for more details please read the person specification and supporting documents for the post carefully, if the role of Medical Support and Learning Assistant within our school appeals then we would like to hear from you.

Details on how to apply can be found on the next page of this document.    

Due to the personal care occupational requirement of this role we are looking for female candidates. The successful candidate will have GCSE English and Maths at Grade 4 (C) grade or above or an equivalent and the ability to manage, motivate and support the personal care of students as a minimum.  Training and development will be provided.

Provisional Interview Date: June 2023

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.