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School Nurse

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Pound Sterling icon Competitive salary dependent on experience
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Calendar icon 14 Jun 2024
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We are seeking to appoint a qualified School Nurse to join our team at Claires Court School.

This is a term-time role covering the hours of 8.00am – 4.00pm for four days or potential five days a week. Your work will primarily be based at our College site during term time.


School Nurse
Maidenhead, SL6 6AW

  • Permanent position
  • Competitive salary dependent on experience
  • Required for September 2024
  • Term time only (8am – 4pm, for four or five days a week)

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK


The Role:

As School Nurse, you will be able to promote and provide a clinically effective, high-quality service of nursing care to pupils and first aid care to all members of the school community.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Nurse to join our highly committed and professional team in leading the promotion of good health, physical and mental; providing a holistic approach to the care of pupils, which includes illness/injury assessment & treatment and encompasses the emotional and psychological wellbeing of our pupils.


Our ideal candidate:

This is an ideal role for a knowledgeable, friendly and independent individual who is able to work well under pressure with a confident and calm nature.

  • Appropriate nursing qualification (e.g., RGN, RSCN, RN Child, or NMC)
  • Up-to-date First Aid at Work Qualification or willingness to train for first aid delivery
  • Knowledge of risk assessment and risk management processes
  • Ability to work independently without on-site medical backup
  • Confident, calm, adaptable under pressure
  • Kind and empathetic towards all
  • Strong interpersonal skills for effective communication
  • Effective collaboration and independent initiative
  • Committed to safeguarding children and young people
  • Willing to comply with all school policies and procedures
  • Ability to travel to other sites as required


Benefits:

As well as the opportunity to join a supportive and positive working environment, we can also offer you:

  • A flexible pension scheme
  • Regular opportunities for career progression and development
  • Provision of meals and refreshments during the school day (when the kitchen is operational)
  • Death in service cover
  • Personal accident insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme


How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.


Equal Opportunities

It is the policy of Claires Court Schools to ensure equality of opportunity for all members of staff, both teaching and non-teaching.


Safeguarding Statement

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo Child Protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

In addition to an assessment of their ability to perform the duties of the post applied for, candidates invited to attend for interview should expect further discussion relating to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.


Pre-Employment Checks

In accordance with our Recruitment of Ex-offenders Policy, you are advised that all posts within the School will have the opportunity for unsupervised contact with children and therefore all shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a self-declaration form to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings that are not “protected” as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013).  This is regardless of whether any such convictions, caution, reprimand or final warning is considered ‘spent’ or ‘unspent’.

The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are “protected” and not subject to disclosure to employers and cannot be taken into account.  Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on the Disclosure and Barring Service website.  Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us: this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances and background of your offence(s).

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