Medical Assistant

Ealing, London
Date Posted:10 Dec 2020
  1. Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

Medical Assistant

Ealing, London
Would you like to join a secondary school in Ealing and work alongside the School nurse to administrator basic first aid?

Here at Tradewind recruitment we are currently recruiting for an experienced school Medical Assistant to join a secondary school in the borough of Ealing on a full-time basis, 35 hours per week. This position is available from January 2021 with interviews / trials taking place in the next 2 weeks.

This exciting position is available initially until February with position being reviewed on a half term basis.

Interested applicants MUST hold an enhanced First Aid Certificate and have worked in a secondary setting. Experience working of the School as an Administrator is desired as you will be required to provide support to the admin team when not required in the medical room. The role requires an immediate start; due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate must have an enhanced DBS on the update service to be considered for the role.

As the successful applicant you will be:
*Establishing reasons for pupil absence on a daily basis
*Handling face to face and telephone conversations with pupils, parents and external agencies relating to attendance matters
*Reporting to the senior leadership team with analysis of attendance data and results to targets
*Attending meetings, minuting and typing up reports
*Ensuring school compliance with statutory requirements
*Photocopying, post, filing and general administrative support within the school office
*NB This role is office-based and does not involve leaving school premises to visit pupils or parents in their home environment
There are 3 elements to this role; Medical, Student services and Finance

*The medical welfare of students and staff, including provision of first aid services and maintenance of accident and Incident Records
*Making decisions relating to the referral of students and staff to a doctor or hospital.
*Contacting parent(s)/carer(s) as and when necessary with regards to students' welfare and/or sudden illness.
*Ordering, control and usage of medical supplies within the whole school.
*Checking medication held, e.g. epipens for date use.
*Provide administration for student medical records and ensure these are all kept up to date.
*Liaising with appropriate authorities internally and externally on matters of student welfare.
*Liaising with the School Nurse to ensure all medical/care plans are kept up-to-date.
Student Services
*To staff the School's Student Reception, being the first point of contact with students on a full-time basis for all student queries
*To carry out all related general administrative duties, as directed.
*To oversee students lost property.
*Supervising helpers (students) during the day, allocating tasks that need to be done.
*To liaise with the Designated Person for Child Protection regarding any concerns for pupil welfare.
*Receive and record money etc. and ensure accurate records are kept, issue receipts, ensure cash is safely stored and bank when/where required.
*Chase up any outstanding debt.
*Liaise with finance when cashing up

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

* We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
* We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
* Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
* Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
* Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
* Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
* Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To join us and be successful for the Medical Assistant position you will need to:
* Have or be willing to apply for an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference check.
* Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
* You must have the legal right to work in the UK

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this position in Ealing. For more information about the role, contact Seema Parbat on 0207 845 5450 /

We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your teaching career.

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.
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