Healthcare Assistant

  • Oxfordshire

  • Shiplake College

  • Part-time | Term Time


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, energetic and empathetic Healthcare Assistant to join our Medical Wing team.


Part Time Healthcare Assistant

Working collaboratively with the Senior Nurse and Nurse, the Healthcare Assistant will administer first aid and assist with patient care, including simple clinical procedures. The role also includes keeping and updating computerised and paper records appropriately, assisting with dispensing medications under the direction of the Senior Nurse, in line with the school medication protocols.

Applicants must be a team player, empathetic, approachable, an excellent communicator, well organised and demonstrate initiative with a good sense of humour. Essential to the role is a high level of confidentiality and integrity. Experience of working with young people in a pastoral or medical setting would be an advantage but is not a requirement as full training and support is available to the successful candidate.

Shiplake College is an independent boarding and day school for boys aged 11 to 18 and girls aged 16 to 18, with girls joining Year 7 from 2023. Situated in 45 acres of beautiful countryside near Henley-on-Thames, we offer an outstanding education based on small class sizes, excellent facilities and dedicated teaching staff.

We offer a competitive salary, excellent free lunches and a contributory pension scheme together with access to our gym and sporting facilities and an excellent working environment.

Early applications are welcomed, as the College reserves the right to appoint at any stage during the application process.

Closing date: Tuesday 5 July 2022, 10am

Interviews: Thursday 7 July 2022

A job/person specification and an application form are available from

Day and boarding school for ages 11-18, fully co-educational from 2023

HMC, The Society of Heads, BSA

Shiplake College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Shiplake College is also committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.


Further Information

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Shiplake College

Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 4BW

  • 303 Day Boys (11-18)
  • 120 Boarding Boys (11-18)
  • 37 Day Girls (16-18)
  • 18 Boarding Girls (16-18)
  • HMC, ISC, SoH

0118 940 2455

Closing Date: 05 July 2022