• Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust, Quadrant House, 8th Floor - The Quadrant, Sutton SM2 5AS
  • 0345 402 0453
  • enquiries@ohcat.org
Menu

Senior Healthcare Assistant – Orchard Hill College

Scale 5/6 - £21,687 - £25,464 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance (FTE salary £24,691 - £28,991 per annum)
Wyvern House, Uxbridge
36 hours per week, Monday to Friday, Term Time plus 4 weeks including INSET and Training days (45.8 weeks per year)
Closing Date: 11/10/2021

Job Details

We are looking for a Senior Health Care Assistant to provide an effective level of support and healthcare to our students. This will include pushing wheelchairs, operating hoists and other manual handling equipment, accessing the community including hydrotherapy. You will need to assist students with nutrition and hydration needs including administration of gastrostomy feeds and give student medication. You will also be required to write care plans, feed regimes and risk assessments.

Senior Healthcare Assistant – JD & PS – updated in Sept 2021

Person Specification

You must have an NVQ Level 2 or equivalent qualification in Health and Social care, and experience of working, caring or voluntary work with people who have disabilities.

You must be able to demonstrate a solid knowledge of safeguarding, have excellent communication and organisational skills, be a team player and be able to assist our students sensitively and safely.

Further Information

Orchard Hill College is a non-residential National Specialist College for adults with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. It is a unique and rewarding place to work and has both a broad range of learners and a dynamic and supportive staff team. We treat our students with the dignity and respect they deserve and provide them with more opportunities than ever before to be part of the local community. We operate out of centres in Carshalton, New Malden, Wandsworth, Camberwell Green and Uxbridge.  Ofsted awarded us Grade 1 (Outstanding) in December 2013 and we maintained this grade in November 2019.

We can offer you:

  • Competitive pension scheme (LGPS)
  • 25 days annual leave
  • A supportive team
  • Perkbox benefits package offering numerous discounts across stores, gyms, supermarket discounts, as well as supporting staff with their financial, physical and emotional well-being

Further details and how to apply

To apply, please click here. You will be redirected to the TES website.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing Date for Applications: 8am on Monday 11th October 2021

 Interview Date: To be confirmed

 Orchard Hill College Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

As a community of learners, families and colleagues OHC&AT believes that by working collaboratively, with energy and ambition we can always effect positive change. No limit is placed on what is possible and everyone has the ability to be the very best they can be.

Latest News

Addington Valley Academy win prestigious Best School Building award

What an accolade! Addington Valley Academy was awarded ‘Best School Building’ at the National Education Business Awards last week. The awards recognise excellence in the education sector and were presented at a gala dinner in London’s Royal Garden Hotel. This …

Read more

OHC&AT Annual Safeguarding Conference

OHC&AT hosted our third annual Safeguarding Conference this week. The event saw staff from across the Trust join up for a day of training and sharing expertise. This year the conference focused on Suicide Prevention. Papyrus, a UK charity working …

Read more

Slough MP joins Jubilee party at Arbour Vale School

The MP for Slough, Tan Dhesi and the new Mayor of Slough Councillor Dibagh Parmar both joined pupils at Arbour Vale School as they celebrated the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Pupils, staff, parents, carers, governors and supporters joined together for a …

Read more

Nomination for a Natspec Award

Orchard Hill College are thrilled to have been nominated for a Natspec Award in Wellbeing and Mental Health. The Natspec Awards aim to recognise and celebrate excellent practice in the specialist further education sector. The goal is to promote innovation, continuous …

Read more