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Valence School

Healthcare Assistant 1:1

A Health Care Assistant is required to support the nursing team with their duties to enable students with complex disabilities to engage with their normal day to day activities.  This includes carrying out clinical interventions, recognising when a student becomes unwell and reporting to the registered nurses.  Training in all the relevant medical skills and procedures will be provided. This is a great opportunity for someone to gain a step into nursing!

Part Time - 35 hours per week (8.45am - 4.15pm) - Term Time Only - Ongoing to support a student


£14,415 gross p.a. for 39 weeks (plus 5 weeks holiday pay) £9.36 per hour plus generous local government pension, national retailer discounts, well-being sessions and free on-site parking


There will also be an element of social care whereby you will be responsible for working alongside students in their bungalows and supporting the students in all aspects of daily living, including personal care.


Experience of complex physical and medical needs is desirable along with a Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools/Residential Childcare, alternatively support will be given to achieve this.


For further information please contact the Human Resources team on 01959 567841 or email

Closing date for applications: Monday 18th November 2019


Valence School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of every student and we expect all our staff to share this commitment.  Please see our Mission Statement.  References will be taken up before interview and the successful applicant will require and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.