Pupil Welfare Auxiliary

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job type Contract
Salary Negotiable
Published 3 months ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Chris Black
Job ref CBAGPWA_1602680516

Job description


POST TITLE: Pupil Welfare Auxiliary


RESPONSIBLE TO: The Principal through the designated line manager

JOB PURPOSE: To be responsible for a confidential pupil care, health and hygiene service at school.


Pupil Care

  • Care for all sick pupils and make arrangements for supervised and secure transport for sick/injured pupils to be taken home or to hospital as required.
  • Ensure that pupils requiring regular medication maintain their treatment under the written advice of their medical practitioner and with the written permission of their parent/guardian.
  • Inform principal/teacher and parents/guardians when medical attention is required.
  • Organise and assist during all educational/medical welfare service visits.
  • Provide consultation to individuals or groups on health related issues as required.
  • Communicate with appropriate personnel regarding welfare of pupils.
  • Regularly inspect the cloakroom/toilet areas for standards of hygiene.
  • Advise Principal on occupational health issues and risk assessment after accidents.
  • Advise Principal on health and safety issues related to the post.


  • Operate manual and/or computerised information systems in relation to administrative tasks associated with the area of work.
  • Complete and submit all records/returns as required.
  • Maintain an inventory/records of resources
  • Order/purchase, receive, check, store, securely and distribute resources.
  • Assist in school administration and photocopy as directed.


  • Assist in maintaining standards of good order and cleanliness in the medical room and throughout the school.
  • Implement all relevant school policies and procedures.
  • Participate in any relevant training as directed by the Principal.
  • Such other duties as may be assigned within the level of the post.
  • It is acknowledged that the contents of this generic job description are not subject to appeal.

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