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School Nurse

Lancing College - Senior & Sixth FormLancing West Sussex

The School Nurse will provide a clinically effective, high-quality service of nursing care to pupils and first aid care to all members of the School community. 

The Health Centre is staffed on a 24/7 rota by one full-time Health Centre Manager and several part-time Nurses term-time only.  This position will involve the successful candidate to be the sole practitioner at times. 

Personal Qualifications

• Knowledge/qualifications:  professional nursing qualification – a registered nurse on the NMC register with relevant post-registration experience.  Practice Nurse or School Nurse experience would be an advantage.  Knowledge and experience of providing first aid and the care of young people with chronic illnesses

• Communication:  clear, concise, timely and appropriate oral and written

• Sensitivity: listens well and understands other’s needs and perspectives

• Self-motivation:  meets objectives on own initiative; committed to self-development; willingness to attend appropriate on-going training/updating

• Teamwork: flexible, co-operative, helpful; self-aware; collaborates well; ability to work alone and as part of a team

• Organisation: systematic; efficient; meets agreed priorities

• Response to change: investigative; adaptable; prepared

• Technical skill: good basic computer literacy (Word and Excel) and the knowledge of EMIS for patient records would be an advantage

• Physical: able to undertake all the physical requirements of the post and use equipment, according to health and safety guidelines.

Terms & Conditions

• An en-suite room is provided in the Health Centre free of charge for the use of the School Nurses whilst on sleep-over rotas. 

• Meals are provided free of charge when on duty.

• The Health Centre is staffed 24 / 7 Monday to Sunday, the shift patterns are generally as follows; 

7 am – 3 pm 

3 pm – 7 am 

7 am – 7 pm 

Cover is required during term time only

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