Job Title: School Nurse
Accountable to: The Sister in Charge of the Health Centre.
Job Reference No: 18-19037
Hours per week: 14 hours a week Term time only
Salary: £28,000 – pro rata - £7,640
Taunton School is just over 170 years old. It is an Independent School for over 1100 boys and girls, aged from 0 to 18 years with approximately 350 boarders. We aim to challenge, inspire and nurture young people to succeed in a global community.
The Health Centre is situated in the middle of the school site and supports pupils and staff with pastoral and medical needs. It is a hive of activity and the school nurse is part of a large multidisciplinary team. The Health Centre staff consists of two School Doctors and five nurses including the Sister in Charge. Two Counsellors are also located in the Health Centre for 27 hours a week and a Physiotherapist visits 3 times a week. There are 14 beds in the Health Centre for sick pupils and accommodation for the duty nurse if required.
We are seeking a school nurse to work 14 hours a week on a rota basis term time only. The duties will include providing medical care to staff, pupils and visitors, providing confidential counselling and keeping detailed and accurate medical records.
Applicants must be a Registered nurse.
Application details: Please complete and submit a Taunton School application form and equal opportunities monitoring form accompanied with a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to email@example.com. Alternatively, applications can be posted to the HR Department at the main School address. Please note CVs alone will not be accepted.