Senior Health Assistant

(Scale 5/6, £19,037 - £22,940 per annum (FTE: £22,956 – £27,342 per annum))
Location: To work across our Beaconsfield Centre in New Malden and VPC Centre in Carshalton Hours: 35 hours per week, Term Time plus one week in non-term time

Closing Date: 18/04/2019

Job Description

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, 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.

We are looking for Senior Health Assistants to assist in the provision of all health care support for our students to ensure their well-being is maintained at all times.  This will include nutrition and hydration, including gastrostomy management, hygiene and giving learners medication.

You will be operating specialist equipment including hoists and gastrostomy pumps.

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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.

Application Guidance

Please download an application form. Please send your completed application form to

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing Date: 12 Noon on 18th April 2019.

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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