School Nurse Job

Location UK
Sector Childcare & Education
Job Role Pastoral Care / Schools
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary Negotiable
Job Number  53184
Created 01 July 2019

Greycoat Lumleys are looking for a (Residential – optional) School Nurse for a Co-Ed Day/Boarding Prep School near Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent to start in September 2019.


This prep school prides itself on producing children who are not only talented and high achieving but who are also generous of spirit and curious about the world and its people. The school is situated in its own woodlands and surrounded by extensive playing fields.


The School Nurse is a key role within the school and the main duty is to support the pupils’ health and well-being in order for them to fully participate in active school life.


Main duties:

  • Oversee and be responsible for all matters relating to the School Surgery and the health of the pupils at this prestigious prep school

  • Ensure all records (including nursing, NHS, accident and contacts) are completed accurately and thoroughly

  • Inform the Headmaster of any medical incident or condition of which he may reasonably be expected to be aware of

  • Inform all staff of any pupil with sever health issues, with separate copy to the Headmaster

  • Organise the Surgery Rota

  • Arrange new patient medicals and referrals if required

  • Ensure that all Surgery paperwork is up to date and that all new pupils and are registered with the School Doctor

  • Order equipment and supplies, stock first-aid box, order prescriptions

  • Inform the School Caterers of any pupils with special diets or food allergies

  • To attend staff meetings and organise and chair Surgery meetings



  • NMC registered

  • First Aid certificate

  • Experience of working with children


The school would also consider someone who wished for this position to be part time on a job share basis.


A diver with own car would be hugely beneficial.


The successful candidate will need to obtain a DBS which Greycoat Lumleys can assist with.


Start: September 2019

Hours: Full-time

Accommodation: Provided

Salary: Competitive – depending on experience          

Job Number: 53184

Responsible Consultant: Katie –


Please note you will not be considered for the position if you contact the school directly



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