COLLEGE NURSE

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Shrewsbury
Salary
Competitive
Posted
23 Aug 2019
Closes
06 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
JOB DESCRIPTION FOR: COLLEGE NURSE

LOCATION: SHREWSBURY

JOB TITLE: COLLEGE NURSE (PART TIME)

SALARY: COMPETITIVE

HOURS: PART TIME, Average 22 hours p/w on a rota basis (3-4 days Monday to Friday)

THE COMPANY: Our client is England's premier co-educational international boarding school set in the heart of the Shropshire countryside, with 600 students aged 13-19. With over 40 nationalities represented amongst their students, they enjoy a wonderfully diverse environment with a strong community feel and decency, trust and respect at its core. All employees play an important part in providing all that is required for the students in our client's care. This is an opportunity to work as part of a great team in a beautiful setting with first class facilities, excellent working conditions and rates of pay, plus many additional benefits.

THE ROLE: Our client is seeking a College Nurse to work as part of a team of six nurses and two healthcare assistants who assist in promoting health and well-being and providing the highest possible standard of medical and pastoral care for their students.

Essential requirements:

Recognised nursing qualification and current Nursing & Midwifery Council registration
Clear enhanced (with barred list information) DBS certificate
Current First Aid at Work certificate (or willingness to gain)
Full, clean driving licence

Skills/Experience:

Experience of treating illnesses and sporting injuries
Experience in dealing with mental health issues
Excellent interpersonal skills
Proven ability to relate to and care for young people
Proven organisational and administrative skills
Computer literate

Main Duties/Tasks include:

Staffing open surgeries on a rota basis - mornings/evenings
Staffing weekend surgeries on a rota basis
Attending to students who are sick in their boarding houses
Arranging and delivering meals to sick students in their boarding houses
Administering medication, as necessary
Liaising with the SIMS Officer regarding sick students' absence from lessons
Undertaking new student medicals and vaccination clinics
Maintaining medical database and written records
Accident/incident reporting, ensuring the relevant forms are completed and passed to the Health and Safety Officer
Arranging and coordinating checks/appointments for students at the local surgery, hospital and dentists, including organising the transport of students
Contributing to delivery of health education, including PHSE lessons, when required
Playing a high-profile role at sporting events on campus
Checking first aid kits throughout the campus
Assisting with the purchasing/stock control of medical supplies
Providing cover during absence of other nursing team members
Maintaining professional competence by attending training courses, as required
complying with policies and procedures, including those relating to safeguarding and child protection, health and safety, welfare, smoking in the workplace, security, confidentiality and data protection, and reporting any concerns

This is not an exhaustive list of requirements and responsibilities.

Benefits:

Competitive salary
Provision of meal when on shift
Uniform
Pension scheme (eligibility rules apply)
Life assurance scheme (eligibility rules apply)

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Child protection screening is undertaken which includes checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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