School First Aider

Ealing, London

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Date Posted: 21 Jun 2024
  1. Teaching Assistant
£13 - £15.50 per hour
  1. Daily supply (Temporary)

School First Aider

Ealing, London

Are you an experienced First Aider who has completed the course within the last 3 years?

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 for an from September 2024 start with interviews taking place in the next 2 weeks.

Interested applicants MUST hold a current 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., EpiPen's 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.

By registering with Tradewind, you will benefit from:

  • An honest and friendly team with a wealth of educational experience
  • Consultants that will listen to what you want and support you wherever necessary.
  • Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent.
  • More training and development 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 out next nearest competitor.
  • A great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a generous reward.
  • Full interview preparation and assistance - so your fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success.

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as a Medical Assistant in Ealing. Or for more information about the role, contact Seema Parbat on 0207 845 5450 /

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