Job Vacancies

Health Care Assistant / Medicine Administrator

NJE Grade 3: Point 14 -18
Term time only
£16781-£18070 pro rata
35 hours per week

Ash Lea School Governors are looking to recruit a dynamic and enthusiastic individual with a commitment to delivering a high standard of direct and indirect student care and education as part of a caring and child focused team.

Ash Lea is a special school for children from 3-19 years old with severe and complex educational needs. We are temporarily located in West Bridgford though our permanent base will be in Cotgrave on completion of building improvement works.

The successful candidate will have knowledge of child protection, the SEN code of practice, confidentiality and data protection and become a member of a multi-disciplinary team, working under the supervision of the Head Teacher and alongside health care professionals and education staff. Experience of working within a special educational setting, health care procedures and medication administration is desirable along with training in First Aid, MAPA, Moving and Handling, however, full training will be given. The ability to work under pressure, while meeting the ever changing needs of the school environment, is essential. You will need to be proactive and work on your own initiative whilst being part of a wider team.

Working hours are Monday – Friday 8.30am to 4.00pm with 30 minutes for lunch.

This authority and the school 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. We will require the successful applicant to undertake an ENHANCED criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

HCA Medicine Administrator – Job Description

Application Form – B Support

Return completed application forms by email to or post to:

Ash Lea School, Loughborough Road, Off Swithland Drive, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 7FA

Sat Nav: NG27UN

Tel: 0115 989 2744

Closing date: Friday 24 November 2017 at 2.00pm

Interview date: Wednesday 6 December 2017