School Healthcare Assistant/Administrator

Type of Position:School Healthcare Assistant/Administrator
Subject:Health and Social Care
Salary:FTE £31,179 (pro-rata £17,946) per annum
Start Date:March 2023
Closing Date: 8 March 2023 at 12 noon
Interviews:Date to be confirmed

School Healthcare Assistant/Administrator

Required from: March 2023

Contract term: Permanent

Hours: Part-Time 25 hours per week, term time only (plus INSET &10 days)

Salary: £31,179 per annum (pro-rata £17,946)

If you offer experience of providing first aid as well as office administration experience this position offers an exciting opportunity to play a key role supporting the School Nurse at Blackheath High School.

You will support the School Nurse in providing an effective, high-quality medical care and First Aid service to all members of the school community. You will also be responsible for the effective management of medical records.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Providing emergency first aid to staff, students and visitors of the School
  • Dispensing/administering medication for pupils
  • Arranging vaccinations and other appropriate government directed health care programmes
  • Supervising the medical room
  • Ensuring pupil medical records are maintained and kept up to date
  • Assisting the School Nurse in the provision of First Aid instruction

You will need First Aid at Work and First Aid Instructor qualifications, or be willing to obtain these after joining.

The working hours will be 25 hours per week, Monday to Friday, with flexibility on start and finish times. The role is term time only (plus INSET and 10 days during school holidays).

About the School

Founded in 1880 by the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST), the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools, Blackheath High School is a selective school for girls aged 3–18 and was rated “excellent” in our most recent ISI Inspection. We are fortunate to be located on the edge of the stunning Heath and within easy reach of historic Greenwich and Canary Wharf.

There are many good reasons to work with us. Blackheath High School has a real sense of community, and you’ll be part of it. You’ll be part, too, of the wider GDST family and you’ll be in the company of some of the best and brightest people in independent education. We also offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

To apply please visit for an application form or for further details please contact Sharon Read at

Applications must be received by: 8 March 2023 at 12.00 noon.

Interview date to be confirmed.

We reserve the right to interview candidates prior to the advert closing date.

Blackheath High School and the GDST are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.

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