School Nurse (term-time only) required for September 2021
Posted: 18th May 2021 • Closing Date: 30th June 2021
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join us at this leading state-maintained selective school for boys as School Nurse, supporting the physical and emotional wellbeing of all pupils.
The successful candidate will oversee the day-to-day running of the school’s medical room, ensuring it is well-equipped to respond to medical situations. They will be part of our core safeguarding team, supporting the administration of attendance, safeguarding and SEND. The role will also involve leading a team of First Aid trained staff and working closely with numerous external agencies and the School’s in-house Counsellor. With support and training, it is hoped our nurse will make a contribution to the assembly and personal development programmes on health-related topics.
Applicants will be a registered nurse, with appropriate experience/qualifications and a good understanding of safe working practices.
A good level of written and spoken English is essential. Initiative, problem-solving abilities, strong administration and sound time management are also needed.
The School offers supportive terms of employment, generous training opportunities, and membership of the local government pension scheme.
The contractual terms will be agreed on appointment but it is anticipated that our new colleague will work 8.30am to 4pm, Monday to Friday, term-time only.
The closing date for applications is 0830 hours on Wednesday 30 June 2021.
Queen Elizabeth’s 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 and the Disclosure & Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer.
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