OLA is an independent, coeducational day school located just outside Oxford which provides a warm, supportive atmosphere in which exceptional pastoral care and an innovative, inclusive culture underpin all that we do.
The Nurse’s key responsibility is to provide a clinically effective, high-quality service of nursing care to pupils alongside first aid care to all members of the school community. Reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer, the post holder will also be responsible for the strategic development of school nursing provision in line with recommended best practice guidelines from the RCN.
Candidates who wish to be considered on a job share basis are encouraged to apply.
For further information please see the attached Application Pack.
The ideal candidate:
A RGN on part 8 or 15 of the NMC register with relevant post-registration experience, or on part 1 and possessing a specialist practitioner school nurse qualification.
Knowledge and experience of providing first aid and the care of children with chronic illnesses.
Excellent communication skills
Patient, friendly and approachable
Able to work independently and show initiative
Good organisational skills
Understanding and supportive of the School's ethos
What we can offer:
Free school lunches during term time
Free on-site parking
Support from colleagues
Generous Pension Scheme
Use of school facilities, e.g. swimming pool
A peaceful location on the edge of the city of Oxford
Abingdon-on-Thames is an historic, modern market town situated eight miles south of Oxford, with its world renowned reputation as a centre of academic excellence. The town has undergone recent development to upgrade the central shopping area providing a selection of restaurants, cafes and bars situated a just few minutes walk away from the river and gardens of Abbey Meadows. The town supports a mixed international community and has excellent bus links to Oxford, which is just a 15 minute ride away and provides a wealth of social and cultural opportunities.
How to apply:
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and should be made via the TES website. Please complete the application form in full leaving no gaps in your employment history. In the interests of fairer and safer recruiting we do not accept CV applications.
Please see the school website www.olab.org.uk for further details
Our Lady's Abingdon
- Mainstream school with independent funding
- Secondary with sixth form
- Students of mixed gender, age 7 - 18 years