Staff Vacancies

Health Care Assistant

Full Time - 37 hours - Term Time Only - Permanent

Kent Scheme 5: from £15,043 for 39 weeks (plus 5 weeks holiday pay) £9.24 per hour plus generous local government pension

A Health Care Assistant is required to support the nursing team with their duties that enable students with complex disabilities to engage with their normal day to day activities.  This includes carrying out clinical interventions, recognising when a student becomes unwell and reporting to the registered nurses.  Training in all the relevant skills will be provided.

There will also be an element of social care whereby you will be responsible for working alongside students in their bungalows and supporting the students in all aspects of daily living, including personal care.

Experience of complex physical and medical needs is desirable along with a Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare, or support will be given to achieve this.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 21 September 2017

For further information please contact the Human Resources team on 01959 567841 or email

To apply please see the job description and person specification and complete the application form and equality monitoring form and email to HR.

Valence School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of every student.  We expect all our staff to share this commitment.  Please see our Mission Statement and Child Protection Policy Statement.  The successful applicant will require and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and references will be taken up before interview.

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