Staff Vacancies

Health Care Assistant

Part Time - 35 hours (8.45am to 4.15pm) - Term Time Only - Ongoing to support a student

Kent Scheme 5: from £17,651 p.a. FTE (£14,089 pro-rated p.a., £9.15 per hour)

A Health Care Assistant is required to provide 1:1 support with a day student working very closely with the nurses and physiotherapists. We are looking for someone who is able to build a relationship with the student in order to help manage their respiratory needs and feel confident and safe at school.

The successful candidate will be the responsible member of staff within the class for the student and will be prepared to use invasive techniques, such as nasal suction. Training in all the relevant skills will be provided.

Experience of complex physical and medical needs is desirable along with a Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning in Schools, or support will be given to achieve this.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 18 June 2017

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

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

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