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St Johns Academy North Inch Community Campus Gowans Terrace Perth, PH1 5BF
£14,478 - £15,298 per year
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25 hours per week

Job Description

First Aider / Health Support Worker (Fixed Term until 10 August 2025) - PKC11581
£14,478 - £15,298 (25 Hours per week, Term-time only)
St John's RC Academy, Perth

St John’s RC Academy is looking to recruit a First Aider / Health Support Worker.

We are looking for an individual to working alongside our First Aider to support pupils who have a medical condition and / or who are unwell or injured during the school day in terms of first aid and health support. 

In this role you will also organise and coordinate all the immunisation programmes within the school year and support the school office with other general administrative duties.

A large part of the role will be supporting our Home Economics department in the secondary to plan, order, and coordinate the resources required to delivery the HE curriculum.  

This role is 25 hours term time only.  Monday - Friday - 5 hrs per day.

About the School

Set at the top of Perth’s North Inch and overlooking the River Tay, St John's RC Academy is at the heart of the North Inch Community Campus.  The 2-18 all-through school provides education for over one thousand children and young people from nursery to S6.  The campus is a hub of opportunities for the local community, utilising state of the art sports and cultural facilities, offering a wide range of services for all ages.

St John’s RC Academy’s success is built on respectful relationships, strong partnership working, a culture of self-evaluation for improvement and effective leadership at all levels.  The school offers a wide range of excellent learning experiences for children and young people and achievement is significantly improving across the school year-on-year. 

As a Catholic school, the school’s vision and values are rooted in the Gospel.  St John’s RC Academy is also a Fairtrade School and the first all-through school in the UK to achieve UNICEF’s Rights Respecting Schools Level 2 Award.

The Individual

If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Cheryl Gahan, Business Manager on 01738 454300.

When completing your application for this post, please ensure that you provide contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees.  One should be your current or most recent employer.

Please APPLY ONLINE.  Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross.  If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

As part of our safer recruitment measures, any offer of employment will be subject to the successful completion of mandatory checks including eligibility to work in the UK, Disclosure Scotland or PVG, qualifications, references, and fitness to undertake the post.  This may also include an Overseas Criminal Records Check if you have spent time living overseas.

A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance.  You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender. 

Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists.  Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.

At PKC our values and behaviours influence our work and support us in the delivery of the Perth and Kinross Offer.  In your application, and should you be invited to interview, you will be asked to describe situations that support the criteria required in the role and which also demonstrate our values and behaviours.  Find out more about PKC and you could soon be joining our team!

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What we can do for you

If you are successful in a role with Perth & Kinross Council, you will have access to a range of benefits to help your physical, mental and financial wellbeing.   

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