School Nurse in Hamsphire

Location United Kingdom
Sector Childcare & Education
Job Role Pastoral Care / Schools
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary See below
Job Number  45828
Created 12 September 2017

School Nurse, Hamsphire, Start ASAP


A fantastic prep school is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, confident and caring person to join our

nursing service, on a term time only contract.

To apply for this position the candidate will need to hold a current registered nurse

qualification with NMC pin number, have at least 2 years post registration experience and

the ability to work autonomously. Good organisational and prioritising skills are a must,

as are sensitive but strong communication skills and robust record keeping.


Job description and Duties

The post is for 36 hours a week, Monday to Friday, for 34 weeks of the school calendar year. Some

on-call telephone triage may be required.

The role will be diverse, including administrative duties, emergency care/first aid and

managing minor illness for any adult or child on site. The role will involve working some

evenings with the boarding team, ensuring a high standard of care for our boarding pupils.

You will work closely within our supportive nursing team, and will play an important role in

the school’s pastoral care team. Previous experience in Practice Nursing or A&E would be

desirable but is not essential.


Principle requirements:

• Registered Nurse (RGN) with valid NMC PIN

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

• Clear empathy and understanding of boys’ and girls’ development and needs

• A flexible approach to working hours

• Full current UK driving licence and use of a car

Desirable requirements:

• Clinical track record spent in A&E or as a Practice Nurse

• Experience in paediatrics or working with children or a Specialist Practitioner School

Nurse qualification.

• Experience of sports injury care and treatment

• First Aid at Work/First Aid Instructor Certificate

• Experienced in an educational/institutional environment


The duties of the School Nurse include (but are not limited to):-

• Co-ordinating the operations of the Medical Centre

• Attending/assisting during GP surgeries

• Attending to pupils who take ill during the School day and during the evening

• Registering all new boarders with the local surgery

• Willing to work some evening shifts until 2030 in the boarding house



Job number: 45828

Consultant: Kaisha Hastu

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