School Nurse, Wakefield

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Wakefield Girls' High SchoolWakefield

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: The actual starting salary for this post is £19,886.13 per annum (£25,099 FTE) with progression to £23,200.35 per annum (£29,282 FTE)
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking for an enthusiastic and well qualified School Nurse to join the Foundation from September 2018. Working at both our Senior and Junior Girls’ Schools the post holder will provide an essential day to day nursing service as well as ongoing health promotion and education. The physical and emotional well-being of each girl within our care is paramount.  

We aim to provide a supportive environment where the trials of growing up can be eased and a positive attitude to health, fitness, nutrition and self-image is fostered.   

You should hold a professional nursing qualification as a registered nurse (RN Child) either on part 8 or 15 of the NMC register with relevant post registration experience or on part 1 (RN Adult) and possess a specialist practitioner school nurse qualification. In addition, applicants should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be flexible; no two days are the same. Experience and genuine enjoyment of working with and relating to children are essential.    

This post is term time only including INSET, 37.5 hours per week with the exact hours to be discussed at interview. However, consideration will also be given to job share applications.  Actual starting salary for the full hours is £19,886.13 per annum with progression to £23,200.35 per annum.  

As part of our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, the successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check.   

Further details and an application form can be obtained from our website or the Head, Wakefield Girls’ High School, Wentworth Street, Wakefield WF1 2QS.  

Tel: 01924 231609.                                                      Email:  

Applications by CV will not be accepted.  

Closing date for applications: 9.00 am, Monday 9th April 2018.

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More about Wakefield Girls' High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Wentworth Street, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 2QS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1924 372490
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Wakefield Girls' High School, a selective independent school for girls aged 11-18, first opened its doors in 1878, at a time when the educational and social emancipation of women was accelerating. It occupies an extensive site in a conservation area ...