Pastoral Medical Assistant

Job summary

SalaryGRADE 5 - £14,674 pa (Full time equivalent salary of £18,672 pa)
LocationThe Burgess Hill Academy
AddressThe Burgess Hill Academy, Station Road, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 9EA
Telephone No01444 241691
Required FromAs soon as possible
ContractPermanent, Term-time
35 hpw. Monday to Friday 8.30-4pm. hours per week

Job advertisement




GRADE 5 - £14,674 pa (Full time equivalent salary of £18,672 pa).

We wish to appoint a Pastoral Medical Assistant to provide effective support to students with minor medical needs, administer first aid as necessary and provide administrative support as part of a wider pastoral team, whose work relates to the needs of students, attendance and behaviour management. The role is for 35 hours a week term time only, working Monday to Friday 8.30-4pm.

Following training in the role, the successful candidate will also be expected to have knowledge of first aid procedures and the administration of medication to students, and will be required to work to the associated policies of the University of Brighton Academies Trust. Experience of working within a school, with young people or within a medical environment would be desirable.

The successful applicant must be able to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate a high level of administrative skills. They will have good communication and interpersonal skills. They will be able to work well as part of a team and on their own initiative.

The successful applicant will also be flexible, professional, reliable and have good communication and interpersonal skills. Excellent organisational skills and IT skills are essential, along with the ability to work well under pressure and with conflicting demands.

In return we offer a wide range of exciting and useful benefits to all our employees, including competitive annual leave entitlement, flexible work-life balance and discounts/offers with popular retailers. We believe in enriching and rewarding our employees’ working lives in order to maintain a motivated and happy workforce.

Further information about this role and an application form can be downloaded from the Academy website Alternatively, the information can be obtained by email from Please return completed application forms to

Thank you for your interest.

Closing date for applications: 18th January 2019

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant must provide satisfactory references and will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the DBS, as well as other pre-employment checks.
Posted Date:8 January 2019
Closing Date:18 January 2019
Interview Date:To be confirmed

Further information

Equal Opportunities Form.docx
Guidance to Completing your Application Form 1218.docx
Pastoral Medical Advert JD PS.docx
UoBAT Application Form 1218.docx

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