School Nurse and School Night Nurse Opportunities – Term Time Only

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Radstock, Somerset
29 Jan 2018
26 Feb 2018
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School Nurse and School Night Nurse Opportunities – Term Time Only

Are you looking for your next nursing challenge?  Are you are passionate about supporting children to achieve their greatest potential, and committed to providing an environment of high quality care?  If your answer is yes, Downside School has an exciting opportunity for you to join our Health Centre team.

Not only is Downside School the leading Catholic independent boarding school for boys and girls aged 11 – 18 it is also one of England’s oldest and most distinguished Schools.  The School is situated at the foot of the Mendip Hills, twelve miles south of the city of Bath.

Downside School aims to ensure the health and well-being of its pupils by the provision of health services that are welcoming and supportive of children and young people. The nursing staff are responsible for the care of sick pupils at the school and the provision of medical services in line with the recommended best practice guidelines from the Boarding School Association and Care Quality Commission.

The role can include health promotion, dispensing of medication and dealing with both minor and major injuries. Additionally, in the absence of the Monastery Infirmarian, the Health Centre staff may on occasion, be required to support the health and wellbeing of the Monastic Community of Downside Abbey.

The Roles

We are looking for a Registered Nurse (Paediatric) or Registered Nurse (General) Part 1 of NMC Register, with good oral and written communication skills and an appreciation of the ethos of a Benedictine boarding school.

We have two permanent vacancies for 35.25 hours per week, over 34 weeks per year during our term time, plus an additional five days for training and INSET.  We have one vacancy which includes early and late shifts and one night shift on a two week rotation and we also have a night nurse vacancy on a two week shift rotation.  We offer a competitive rate of pay in line with NHS Band 6.

Closing date for applications:  Monday 26th February at 5.00pm

Interviews will be held on Friday 2 March 2018

To apply, please fill in the below form including a cover letter and your CV.

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