School Nurse

Contract type: Permanent

Hours of work: 42.5 hours per week, 34 weeks per year with some Saturday cover for home matches 

Salary: £25,550 p.a.

Closing Date: 18th March 2024

Anticipated start date: 1st September 2024

Location: Brackley, Northamptonshire

Purpose of the job 

We are looking for a professional, compassionate School Nurse to join the Winchester House Team. You will be responsible for the day to day clinical care of pupils, staff and visitors, working in partnership with GPs and other agencies ensuring the positive promotion of public health initiatives. You will deliver emergency care as necessary, organise nurse drop in clinics and assess and evaluate in-patient care of pupils admitted to Sick Bay 

This position requires excellent child-centred clinical and communication skills while working as part of a small close-knit team. You will be NMC registered and have experience of working with children, providing confidential advice and support to pupils.

This is a great opportunity for a Nurse to step in to the private sector, maintaining up to date nursing skills, whilst delivering first class care to Winchester House School.

To view the full job description please click here. 

The Stowe Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, the Disclosure and Barring Service and an online background check with our 3rd party provider SP-Index.

Person Specification

The selection of candidates for short-listing will be based on this specification and candidates should bear this in mind when preparing their application and completing the application form:

Attributes

Essential

Desirable

Qualifications

Be a Registered Nurse and be prepared to maintain good working practice through training and qualification.

Current NMC registration

 

Specialist Skills & Experience 

Have the ability to communicate and liaise with all school stakeholders and external professionals.  

Be the first aid cover for matches.

Have the ability to perform first aid.  

Have good record keeping skills.

Must be computer literate and have good written skills.

Experience of  working in a school.

Personal Qualities

Be kind.

Have empathy.

Be able to work independently and as part of a team.

Have a desire to promote good health practice and education.  

Ability to be flexible in their practice and working arrangements.

 Must demonstrate good self-management skills, booking appointments, prioritising workload etc.  

Be approachable for young people.

 

To apply now , please download the application form for this job here. We look forward to receiving your application.