Assistant School Nurse (Part Time)

West Buckland School
Barnstaple, Devon
£Competitive Plus Benefits
20 Sep 2018
18 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Assistant School Nurse (Part Time) 
Barnstaple, Devon 

About Us 

Since the 1800s, West Buckland School has been a leader in education in North Devon. We have created opportunities for boys and girls to fulfil their academic potential and grow and develop as young people. 

We are now looking for an Assistant School Nurse to join us on a part time basis, working two days per week. 

The Benefits 

- Competitive salary 
- Free parking 
- Meals and beverages provided when on duty 
- Access to the school’s fitness suite, staff swimming sessions, yoga and wellbeing fitness sessions 
- Cycle to work scheme 
- Employer-paid life assurance cover 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a State Registered Nurse to support the successful running of one of the South West’s leading independent schools. 

We will provide you with ongoing support and development opportunities, including RCN update and refresher training, to ensure you succeed in your role. 

Your Role 

As an Assistant School Nurse, you’ll treat pupils and staff visiting our Medical Centre. 

Specifically, you will: 

- Make sure that no medication is given without parental consent 
- Ensure that children’s allergies or medical conditions are appropriately treated 
- Prepare first aid kits for school trips and away matches 
- Obtain medical supplies as required 
- Carry out a range of administrative tasks 

About You 

To join us as an Assistant School Nurse, you will need: 

- To be a qualified State Registered Nurse with a valid NHS registration 
- To be qualified to dispense medicine to children 
- Experience of working in a children-centric environment 
- A recognised First Aid at Work qualification 
- Proficiency in MS Office and the use of IT-based Management Information Systems (MIS) 

Other organisations may call this role Assistant Nurse, Deputy Nurse, School Nurse, Registered Nurse, State Registered Nurse, Healthcare Assistant, Children’s Nurse or Paediatric Nurse. 

This is a part time role, working two days per week, between Monday – Friday. You’ll need to be available on-site from 8:30 – 17:15. You’ll also be required to be on duty every other weekend, 8:30 – 16:00. 

The closing date for applications is the 4th October 2018. 

West Buckland School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service. The post is defined as being within the scope of Regulated Activity. 

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