Barnard Castle School is seeking to appoint an experienced School Nurse to work in the School Medical Centre. The School Nurse has responsibility for the health and welfare of all pupils, with particular emphasis on the Schools vibrant boarding community. The Medical Centre is integral to the School community and the School Nurse is expected to pro-actively manage effective health promotion within the community by communicating with pupils, pastoral and academic staff.
The Medical Centre is situated within the Junior Boarding House, Old Courts. In a central location between Senior and Prep school and adjacent to the playing fields where sports fixtures take place. The Centre has consulting and treatment rooms as well as the facility for sick children to ‘bed down’ under supervision when required. The Centre operates from 08.00 – 17.30, Monday to Saturday. The School Medical Officer attends each weekday morning to provide a GP surgery for the boarding community.