First Aid Officer
Job Title: First Aid OfficerLocation: Hulme, Manchester Salary: £28,499 per annum, full time equivalent (actual £13,066)Job Type: Part time (Monday to Friday, 10am - 2pm, 20 hours per week), Term-time OnlyClosing Date: 10am Monday 17th January 2022The College is located in Hulme a mile south of the centre of Manchester and very close to Manchester University and Manchester Metropolitan University, with excellent transport links.
It is one of the largest Sixth Form Colleges in the country and rated as Outstanding at the last Ofsted Inspection.The Role:The First Aid Officer will work collaboratively with all departments, and liaise on a regular basis with the Head of Faculty for Academic Support to ensure effective and efficient administration and delivery of all facets of First Aid services across the College Campus.
The First Aid Officer will ensure the First Aid Room is a welcoming, supportive, effective and efficient environment for students, parents, staff and visitors.
Job duties:Attending to ill or injured students, staff or visitors around the College Campus in a timely mannerMaintaining electronic records of student medical conditions and allergiesLogging any disclosed medical information on to MyLoretoProducing student reports and recommendations for trips and visitsMaintaining a well organised, clean and orderly First Aid RoomMaintaining resources, equipment and stocks relating to First AidWorking with the Facilities and Health & Safety Manager in organising and facilitating training in First Aid for staff, including asthma awareness and anaphylaxis managementEnsuring that all relevant staff members receive accurate and up-to date information regarding students with particular/serious/chronic health issuesEnsuring that student medication is stored, managed and administered to agreed proceduresEnsuring that student medication accompanies students when they are off-campus for any reason during the dayBeing responsible for the contents and usage of first aid kits at the College and when students and staff are involved in offsite trips and visitsMaintenance of the First Aid LogCompletion of all necessary forms for accident and/or incident reportingWorking with the Facilities and Health & Safety Manager to identify patterns in accident statistics and finding potential solutions/remedial actions requiredCoordination of lunch-time and absence cover for the First Aid RoomWorking with the Student Services and Heads of Hall Teams to support student wellbeing, either on a drop-in or appointment basis, recording outcomes as appropriate on the Student and/or Safeguarding Log.
Job requirements:Currently in a Senior First Aid roleExperience as a First Aid Officer in a similar educational environmentAbility to exert calm authority in medical emergency situationsAbility to communicate clearly and calmly under pressureHigh-level interpersonal skills and the ability to work within a teamStrong organisational and time management skills, with an ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlinesAbility to work well under pressure and manage competing tasks with a high level of attention to detailAbility to build and maintain strong relationships with staff, students, parents and the wider College communityComputer skills in the Microsoft Office suite including Word and ExcelAbility to use, or to become proficient in the use of Loreto College's intranet, MyLoretoFully First Aider trainedDemonstrated interest in ongoing personal professional developmentPlease click on the APPLY button and CHECK YOUR EMAILS for the link to the College's careers page and an application form.
Candidates with the experience and relevant job titles of: Lead Nurse, Qualified Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse, School Nurse, Children's Nurse, Nurse Coordinator, Primary Care Nurse, Nursing Coordinator, Paediatrics Nurse, Health Care Assistant, Care Support Worker, Healthcare Assistant may also be considered for this role
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