School Nurse (Live-in)

Location
England, Derbyshire, Derby
Salary
£28000.00 per annum + Accommodation
Posted
07 Mar 2017
Closes
04 Apr 2017
Ref
SMJ 139
Contact
Medical Team
Field of practice
School nursing
Contract Type
Permanent
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Full Time

SCHOOL NURSE - INDEPENDENT SCHOOL Nr DERBY
Generous remuneration package offered, including all year round accommodation

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified registered Nurse to work within the School's Medical Centre, this is a term-time only role, however all year round accommodation is provided.

Responsibilities will include providing pupils with treatment and advice regarding accidents, sports injuries and other medical matters, communicating as necessary with Housemasters, Matrons and Parents, overseeing the Assistant Nurse, whilst ensuring the Medical Centre provides the best possible nursing care for their pupils.

The successful applicant will be a Registered Nurse, able to demonstrate significant nursing experience with a particular interest in adolescence related health issues and capable of providing advice on sensitive issues. It is essential (s)he has an, empathetic, cheerful, calm and sensible approach with the ability to make important decisions and inspire confidence in young people as well as parents, teaching staff, Housemasters and House Matrons.

Experience in handling Microsoft Office packages, particularly Word, Excel and Outlook, with the willingness to become competent in operating the School's own ICT systems, in addition to using the NHS system, are pre-requisites for this highly responsible role.

The post-holder must also demonstrate understanding of confidentiality within an educational environment. Please note that as transporting pupils to appointments is sometimes required, a full driving licence and own transport are essential.

The closing Date for Applications is Friday 31st March.

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