College Health Practitioner, South Yorkshire

FTE Salary £36,406 per annum (pro rata £31,225).

Posted 2 weeks ago | ref: 279174

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College Health Practitioner

Full-time, Fixed Term 12 month Contract working Term Time Only. 

South Yorkshire-based College. 

FTE Salary £36,406 per annum (pro rata £31,225). 

Our excellent benefits and rewards package:

  • Access to local government pensions scheme
  • Up to 41 days annual leave per year including closure during Christmas period
  • Accese to our gyms, restaurants and salons
  • Staff health & wellbeing and benefits schemes including in-house Occupational Health service
  • Full, part time and flexible working hours available in many roles
  • Parking available at all of our sites
  • Fantastic career development opportunities including funding for teacher training, apprenticeships and various other industry recognised qualifications
  • Recruitment Referral Scheme for all employees worth by to £200 per referral made

The role of a College Health Practitioner is to provide a professional and pro-active health advisory service to all students and to provide advice and guidance relating to specific student health issues to relevant staff. This role involves delivering first aid, offering advice and guidance on physical health matters, and conducting risk assessments related to health.

  • To carry out risk assessments on any high-risk medical condition that a student discloses, to educate staff on the condition and their responsibilities in supporting the learner around their health condition while in lessons.
  • To plan and deliver a monthly Health Promotion programme, tailored to address known relevant health issues, e.g. sexual health, healthy lifestyles, smoking etc. liaising with the Learner Services and Marketing teams to maximise learner engagement with the programme.
  • Promote healthy lifestyles through one to one and group intervention.
  • Provide first aid, supporting the first aid rota.

You’ll have:

  • Post-registration experience, including experience within an educational setting.
  • Experience of delivering learning/training to groups of young people and/or staff. 
  • Be a registered Nurse on a relevant part of the register.
  • Recognised clinical mental health or contraception and sexual health qualification
  • Level 2 Literacy and Numeracy or willingness to undertake (Grade C/4).
  • DBS on the update service (or be willing to apply for a new one)

Interested, click apply! 

As a Disability Confident business, we warmly encourage applications from people with disabilities. Protocol is committed to offering opportunities to people from diverse communities. If you have specific requirements or adjustments please let us know if there is anything we can do to support your application.

About Protocol

Protocol are the specialist full-service recruiter dedicated to education, training and skills. People are at the heart of everything we do. We place people first.

We’re more than a recruitment agency – we pride ourselves on our ongoing support and aftercare delivered by our expert team, and all our candidates benefit from free access to our exclusive online CPD portal, Learning Zone.

Whatever your career goals, we’ve got the right role for you. With a wide range of temporary and permanent positions available, from lecturing and training jobs to assessment and support staff roles, all with very competitive pay rates and benefits – your future is in good hands.

The Legal Bit

Protocol National ltd trading as Protocol are acting as an employment business for this position. If you are successful, Protocol is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service. The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process. As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback. If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.