Reporting to the Assistant Head Pastoral, we are seeking a RGN or RGN/RMN to join our nursing team, 30 hours per week, term time (34 weeks) plus 4 weeks for administration and preparation.
The Medcentre provides medical care and health services to boarders and day pupils across the School and a limited service to staff; it is integral to the health and wellbeing of pupils.
The Nursing Coordinator will need to develop a visible profile in the School and be able to lead effective and sustainable change amongst the nurses in the Medical Centre, in order to provide the required service.
The Nursing Coordinator will take overall responsibility for the day-to-day management of the facility to ensure the highest level of care for pupils.
The Nursing Coordinator will be responsible for the service improvement of the Medcentre in line with recommended best practice guidelines from the Care Inspectorate, Royal College of Nursing, Boarding Schools Association and other regulatory bodies as necessary. The role will be expected to undertake clinical practice alongside the Health Centre team
In conjunction with senior management, the Nursing Coordinator will set the framework for the provision of care for pupils, liaising with relevant departments as necessary. The Nursing Coordinator must ensure that the Centre provides a clinically effective, high quality and efficient response to any medical queries or situations, whilst ensuring a caring approach is maintained. The Nursing Coordinator must take a proactive role in promoting health awareness and providing medical education and support to key areas of the School, as well as providing guidance on health issues for staff.
The desired candidate will hold a current registration for RGN or RGN/RMN and it would be advantageous to have a counselling qualification.
The successful candidate must willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and Disclosure Scotland.
Responsible to: Assistant Head Pastoral
Responsible for (staff): A team of 2 Registered Nurses
Location: Musselburgh EH21.
Working hours: 30 per week during term time
Remuneration: This will competitive and will be negotiated with the successful candidate. The post attracts a staff discount if the post holder has children and they want to enrol them in the school.
Closing date for applications: Friday 19th April 2019.
Interviews will be held on: Friday 26th April 2019.
The successful candidate will begin: Monday 3rd June 2019.
The job description with background to post, job purpose, list of duties and responsibilities and other information is available for download below.