Senior Health Assistant

(Scale 5/6, £19,037 - £22,940 per annum (FTE: £22,956 – £27,342 per annum) inclusive of London Weighting Allowance)
Location: Wyvern House, Uxbridge, UB8 2XN Hours: 35 hours per week, 8.30am – 4pm Monday – Friday, Term Time plus One week

Closing Date: 31/08/2018

Job Description

To assist in providing an effective level of support and healthcare (including personal/intimate care) to all students attending the College, including some who may communicate through challenging behaviour.

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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 will have excellent communication skills and be able to maintain accurate records and be able to assist our students sensitively and safely.

Further Information

Orchard Hill College is a community-based specialist college offering educational opportunities for students over 16 years old with a range of learning difficulties and/or disabilities. Orchard Hill College is Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ and we are proud of this achievement as it recognises our students’ fantastic work and the dedication and commitment of our staff team.

We have centres in Carshalton, Hackbridge, New Malden, Wandsworth, Camberwell Green and Uxbridge where we aim to be as close to our students’ local communities as possible. This enables our students to build a network of people who appreciate what they can offer during and after their time at College.

Application Guidance

To apply for this role please send your completed application form to

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing date: 5pm on Friday 31st August 2018

Interviews: Due to College closures during the summer holidays, interviews will not take place until September 2018

OHC&AT are 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 result of outstanding teaching, over time students make excellent progress and develop the knowledge and skills they need to achieve their goals.
Ofsted November 2019

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