School Nurse Job in Belmont

Location United Kingdom
Sector Childcare & Education
Job Role Pastoral Care / Schools
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary See below
Job Number  46541
Created 22 November 2017

School Nurse Job, Belmont, Start January 2018

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • The physical and mental health of all pupils of the Foundation, including health checks for all new boarders

  • Work alongside boarding staff to provide an excellent standard of care for boarders, including providing medical care for boarders who are unwell

  • Maintaining clear detailed records of all care; recording administration of medication, including Controlled Drugs; transferring and archiving of pupil records when they leave school

  • Work collaboratively with the School GP, outside agencies, school staff and parents to achieve the best outcomes for pupils

  • In conjunction with the Foundation Nurse Manager provide support and training for staff in relation to medical issues

  • Treat and deal with accidents and emergencies within the school

  • Ensure all first aid provision, including fixed boxes and portable kits, is maintained in line with Foundation procedures

  • Participate in immunisation programmes, supporting Community School Nurses where required

  • To manage a group of pupils as their named nurse, ensuring appropriate care is given and care plans are regularly reviewed and updated.

  • Participate in the on-call rota to ensure that medical advice is available for boarders overnight and at weekends.

Person Specification

Essential

 

  • Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council

  • Evidence of being an excellent practitioner

  • Work professionally to the NMC code

  • To demonstrate knowledge of latest specifications and regulations applicable to School Nurses

  • Ability to analyse situations and problems and suggest strategies for improvement

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and strong stakeholder management skills

  • Strong organisational and planning skills

  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work

  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment

  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills

  • Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel, MS Word and MS Outlook) database packages and internet systems.

 

Contract Type: Term Time Only plus on-call duties

Reporting To: Foundation Nurse Manager

Salary: £27,000 plus accommodation in a shared house

Hours: 40 hours per week, although flexibility in working arrangements will be

Required

 

Holidays: School holidays

Pension: Contributory stakeholder pension scheme

Job number: 46541

Consultant: Kaisha Hastu

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