College Health Practitioner

Full time (37hrs per week) for 38 weeks per year (Term time plus 2 training weeks)

Fixed term for 12 months

Rotherham College, Rotherham

About the Role

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a College Health Practitioner to work within the Safeguarding and Student Support Team. The role of a College Health Practitioner is to provide a professional and a pro-active health advisory service to all students and to provide advice and guidance relating to specific student health issues to relevant staff.  This role involves delivering first aid, offering advice and guidance on physical health matters, and conducting risk assessments related to health.

As College Health Practitioner you will work alongside members of cross College teams and external stakeholders to promote physical health for all our students. The key fundamental to this role is to promote Health and Wellbeing of all learners across the College.

You will plan and deliver a monthly Health Promotion Programme, tailored to address known relevant health issues, e.g. sexual health, healthy lifestyles, smoking etc. liaising with the Student Support Services and Marketing teams to maximise learner engagement with their programme.

This is a truly rewarding role, which you can make your own through developing new initiatives and procedures to ensure all of our learners are happy and healthy whilst studying with us to be the most successful they can be.

You will…

To be successful as a College Health Practitioner you will need experience of working within a medical or clinical health environment with a recognised clinical mental health or contraception and sexual health qualification as well as registration of a nurse or nurse practitioner.

You will have experience of delivering learning/training to groups of young people and/or staff on health and wellbeing related topics. You will have experience of working as part of a team but also able to work independently.

In addition to the vocational/professional industry qualifications, you will hold a Level 2 (or equivalent) qualification in English and Maths or be willing to work towards.

Department Info

The role of College Health Practitioner will be part of the Safeguarding and Student Support Team, managed by the SEND and High Needs Manager. You will work collaboratively with different departments within college; including; Director of Campus, Curriculum teams and business support teams.

Our excellent benefits and rewards package:

  • Access to local government pension
  • Access to our gyms, restaurants and salons
  • Staff health & wellbeing and benefits schemes including in-house Occupational Health service
  • Full, part time and flexible working hours available in many roles
  • Parking available at all of our sites
  • Fantastic career development opportunities including funding for teacher training, apprenticeships and various other industry recognised qualifications
  • New FE teachers can also apply for grants of up to £6,000 in STEM subjects (conditions apply) through the levelling up premium payments initiative
  • Recruitment Referral Scheme for all employees worth by to £200 per referral made

What is the RNN Group?

RNN Group’s main goal is to be an ‘outstanding’ education and training provider and this is at the heart of everything that we do. To help us achieve this we are looking to recruit highly motivated and innovative individuals to join our existing teams To be a part of the team at RNN Group we will expect you to be committed to our values too;

  • We are Inclusive,
  • We have Integrity,
  • We Deliver,
  • We are One Team.

We are OFSTED ‘Good’ (November 2022)

We celebrate diversity and are proud to have been recognised as Investors in Diversity for our commitment to the FREDIE (Fairness, Respect, Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement) Model. This means that you’d be working in a supportive environment that encourages, recognises and celebrates effort, achievement and cooperative attitudes. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, faith or disability. We are also proud to be part of the Disability Confidence Scheme.

The RNN Group is proud to be part of the South Yorkshire Institute of Technology (SYIoT).

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, vulnerable adults and young people. All new employees will be required undertake a DBS check and other associated checks in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education Guidance.

Closing date: Monday 24 June 2024 at 12:00 Noon - if you are shortlisted for this post you will be contacted within a week of the closing date.

If you require further information about this vacancy please contact the HR department on 01709 722750 or

For further information about the role please apply via the link.