Healthcare Practitioner, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Stephen Perse Foundation Senior SchoolCambridge, Cambridgeshire

Date posted:
Start date: September/October 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: The Stephen Perse Foundation has its own competitive salary scale.
Contract term: Fixed Term
Fixed term contract until end February 2020 We are the Stephen Perse Foundation. Extraordinary things happen here every day.

So you think you may be interested in joining the Stephen Perse Foundation (SPF) community of schools? 

Located in Cambridge, Madingley and Saffron Walden, our schools strive to offer an education which is more than just the delivery of the curriculum and qualifications; learning in a Stephen Perse school is about learning for and about life in readiness for the world beyond.

As Principal of the Foundation, I look to recruit colleagues who are passionate about learning; share in our commitment to educating ethical young people; and understand the critical importance of supporting the emotional and mental wellbeing of all our learners. If you would like a flavour of what this means in practice, please read my most recent blog.

Ms T Kelleher

Role description: The purpose of the job is to ensure the delivery of a clinically effective, high quality Nursing service to the pupils and first aid care to all members of the Foundation.  The post holder will be responsible for the use of research-based practice to plan, deliver and evaluate nursing interventions throughout the school. 

The Nurse will also be responsible for strategic development of the surgery in line with recommended best practice guidelines from the RCN. The nurse is based at the Senior School but would be expected to cover all parts of the Foundation.

Responsible to: Operations Bursar

Location: Senior School, Cambridge

Hours of work

37.5 hours per week working Monday to Friday from 8.15am to 4.15pm. Term time only with an additional two weeks during the school holidays to include INSET days. 


Essential: First Aid at Work certificate

Desirable: Nursing qualification, Paediatric First Aid Qualification

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Experience of dealing with minor injuries/sports injuries
  • Be aware of and have experience of working with mental health issues linked with young people
  • Knowledge of safeguarding procedures and medical confidentiality
  • Awareness of current public health services and legislation
  • Some experience of infection control

Application process

Please apply directly through our online recruitment portal by clicking the Apply button.

We are unable to accept CVs as a method of application.

The Stephen Perse Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

More about Stephen Perse Foundation Senior School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Union Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1HF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1223 454700
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We are the Stephen Perse Foundation. Extraordinary things happen here every day.

We are a family of schools in Cambridge, Madingley and Saffron Walden educating boys and girls aged 3 to 18.

Founded in 1881, our history is part of Cambridge’s rich aca...