School Nurse, Birmingham

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Grove SchoolBirmingham

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 4 - £25,951 - £32,486 pro rata
Contract term: Permanent

The governors are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced School Nurse to work in our vibrant primary school.  

The successful applicants must be: 

• A Registered General Nurse 

• NMC approved degree or equivalent 

 •     Current NMC registration 

• Paediatric First Aid qualification

 • Full UK driving licence desirable   

The successful candidate will be responsible for the daily organisation and administration of first aid, including administering medication and contacting parents of sick children. They will also take an active role in assisting with the delivery of Health Education to pupils, advising staff and preparing resources. They will work closely with the pastoral deputy head teacher and designated Local Authority school nurse with regards to pupils with medical issues and be responsible for the organisation of routine immunisations. On occasion there may be the need to take pupils home, accompany them to hospital or undertake home visits for those pupils with serious medical conditions. Good administration skills and the ability to remain calm under pressure is essential for this role and experience of working with children and young people aged 3 - 11 would be an advantage.  

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.  Previous applicants need not apply.  

Closing date: Friday 20th October 2017, 12.00pm  

Informal visits are most welcome on the following dates: Wednesday 11th October  at 2.00pm and Monday 16th October at 4.00pm 

Please telephone the school office on 0121 464 4669 or email Michelle Murphy at  to arrange your informal visit to Grove.  

Application packs can be downloaded from our school website: 

Interviews will be held on Friday 10th November 2017. 

Grove School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants. Successful applicants will need to provide the original copies of qualifications.

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More about Grove School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Dawson Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, B21 9HB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 464 4669
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