x3 Health Care & Education Assistant Post 05-22

x3 Health Care & Education Assistant 1:1

Grade: 2

Salary Range: £18,887 - £19,264 Term Time Only

Contract type: Permanent until child leavers

Start date: ASAP

32.5 hours per week Term Time Only

Working pattern: Full Time


The Governors of The North and South West Durham Learning Federation are looking to appoint 3x Health Care and Educational Assistants as soon as possible, who are committed, caring and resilient to support pupils with tracheoscomies.
Evergreen has 197 pupils with complex needs including SLD, ASC or PMLD.


The key responsibilities are:

  • Health Care Educational Assistant will support named pupil travelling on school transport from home to school and return from school to home at the end of the day. Both pupils have PMLD and tracheoscomies which require regular suction as required.
  • Alongside other trained staff you will perform

    ·       Suction as required

    ·       Planned tracheostomy changes

    ·       Emergency tracheostomy

  • Assist where necessary with learners with feeding difficulties, including those with a gastrostomy and tracheoscopy
  • Provide intimate care to meet pupils’ needs
  • Work with teachers, teaching assistants, the health and home support assistant and other professionals to provide effective support and care to pupils, tailoring support to the needs of the individual pupils if necessary
  • Support small groups of children and individuals within the classroom and/externally to the main class as required
  • Follow the schools policy and procedures for moving and handling and behaviour management including the use of restrictive physical intervention
  • Present oneself as a role model to pupils in speech, dress, behaviour and attitude
  • Undertake appropriate training and administer prescribed medication when required including emergency medication
  • Any training relating to the role will be provided by School or Health ​​

Closing date: Noon, 25/5/2022

Interview date: TBA

Contact for application packs: 

Susan Middis - smiddis@evergreenprimary.co.uk

Contact for further information about post:

Judith Benson - jbenson@evergreenprimary.co.uk
01388 459721

Jobs: HECA 2022

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2.HCEA Federation Personal Spec 05-2022.docx 28.06 KB
2.HCEA Federation JD 05-2022.docx 47.05 KB
2.APPLICATION FORM - Support (Feb 2021).doc 512.50 KB
2.APPLICATION FORM - Support Guidance Notes.doc 246.50 KB
DCCR_schools.docx 218.87 KB
FRM080_-_Job_Roles_Involving_Working_with_Vulnerable_People.docx 455.84 KB
Disqualification by Association.pdf 223.44 KB