School Nurse, Barnet

Closing date:New this week

King Alfred SchoolBarnet

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £30,000 – £35,000 FTE (actual salary £27,627 – £32,350) depending on experience
Contract term: Permanent

Term time plus two weeks (8am – 4.30pm with some flexibility required)

King Alfred School is looking for a qualified School Nurse who will be responsible for running the School’s Medical Room and providing students with first aid and support. The School Nurse will manage the First-Aider(s), and will be part of a wider pastoral and medical/first aid team whose aim is to promote the physical health and emotional well-being of the pupils. From meeting the physical needs of some pupils, administering first aid to others, and guiding those who need mental health support, the role is a varied but vital one in our School community.

The Medical Room is open from 8.30am to 4.15pm during the school day and is a welcoming space.

Responsibilities include:

  • Establishing and maintaining up-to-date strategies, policies and protocols for medical care within the School.
  • Ensuring that pupils and, where necessary, staff are provided with first aid care and mental health support.
  • Advising and informing pupils and staff on medical issues and pupils/adolescent physical health and emotional wellbeing.
  • Ensuring accurate and up-to-date medical records are maintained and are easily accessed by those that need them.
  • Ensuring that relevant medical information or concerns are passed on quickly to staff, parents and local public health teams.

The post-holder should:

  • Hold a recognised nursing qualification and several years relevant experience in a school, care home or other similar institution.
  • Be willing to obtain Level 3 Child Protection training and any other training relevant to the school setting.
  • Applicant must have experience and knowledge of working with type 1 diabetes and epilepsy including working with insulin pumps.
  • Have experience of managing a small team.

If you share our vision and are a reflective, hard-working, and forward-thinking professional, we would very much like to hear from you.

To apply for this role please send a CV and covering letter to Dominique Frankel-Pollen, HR and Compliance Officer at recruitment@kingalfred.org.uk 

Closing date: Sunday 24 November 2019.

All members of the King Alfred School community are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.



More about King Alfred School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: 149 North End Road, London, NW11 7HY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8457 5200
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King Alfred School is a small, friendly, independent, co-educational child-centred school. We accept pupils from age 4 to 18; the school is strictly non-denominational embracing a wide ability range. Classes are unusually small and pastoral care is v...