Health & Welfare Assistant
Ark Kings Academy
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Health & Welfare Assistant


At Ark Kings Academy we take safeguarding very seriously. All adults who regularly work on our site are required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to prevent unsuitable people from working with students. Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our academies. To meet this responsibility, we follow a rigorous selection process. This process is outlined here, but can be provided in more detail if requested. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.


Our mission as a school is to create a school in which every child thrives, academically and socially. Our school values are: 'Aspire. Expect. Achieve. Together’ – and they permeate everything we do in school with our pupils, our parents, our staff and the wider community. We recognise our role in addressing inequality by ensuring that all pupils, regardless of circumstance have the opportunity to attain an excellent education.


We are looking for an experienced Health & Welfare Assistant with experience of supporting children and their physical and mental health needs. You must be first aid qualification and relevant experience completing and recording care plans and individual health care plans in liaison with other stakeholders.


You will be part of the school community which genuinely has a chance to be part of transforming lives.


If you are a current nurse or health care assistant looking for a role working regular working hours, this role could be of interest.


The successful candidate will work Mon – Fri, 5 days per week, providing nursing care and advice to 3-16 year olds.


You will be part of the Welfare Team and integral to providing support to our students. 


View a full job description and person specification here.


Role: Health & Welfare Assistant

Reporting to: Welfare Lead

Location: Ark Kings, Shannon Road, Birmingham, B38 9DE

Contract: Permanent

Working Pattern: 42 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (Term time only, annualised contract)

Salary: Ark Support Scale 8 points 20-28 Outside London (£25,272.78- £31,343.45 pro rata)

Closing Date: 8:00am on 6 June 2022

Start Date: ASAP


The closing date for applications is 8:00am on 6 June 2022. For an informal, confidential discussion please contact the school on 0121 459 4451 to arrange a discussion with a member of the senior leadership team.


Applications are to be made by completing the online application form and should include an explanation of the motivation to apply and examples of where capacity to meet aspects of the job description have been evidenced in career history to date. 


Ark Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and apprentices to share this commitment. To meet this responsibility, we follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants.