Senior Nurse (School), Reading

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Leighton Park SchoolReading

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Senior Nurse

From September 2019

Term time only plus 3 weeks, totaling 37 weeks per year.

We are looking for a Registered School Nurse who will have sympathy with, and give support to, the educational aims and Quaker ethos of the School.  You will lead and manage a well-established team of committed and professional nurses in the provision of first aid and nursing services to students, staff and visitor including developing and implementing a healthy lifestyles strategy across the School community.  Working in co-operation with the School Doctors according to agreed policies and protocols, you will plan and deliver access arrangements for nursing consultation, care and referral.   Our Senior Nurse will also contribute to the organisation of the Health Centre and the part it plays in meeting the health care needs of the population which may involve an on-call and emergency call service out of normal working hours, i.e. evenings, nights and weekends on a shared rota basis.  

Leighton Park School is set in over sixty acres of beautiful parkland near to the heart of Reading. Leighton Park offers a distinctive atmosphere that creates achievement with values, character and community.  Founded on Quaker principles, we seek to inspire each student to fulfill their academic and personal potential and be reflective, purposeful adults.  We appoint candidates who will contribute and thrive in our vibrant community.

The school offers a supportive and professional workplace with excellent terms, conditions and benefits.  Our Senior Nurse may wish to reside on site and accommodation could be provided.

To apply, please complete the application form or download an application pack from our website and email it to apply@leightonpark.com. If you require further information, please call HR on 0118 987 9600.

Leighton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, therefore the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our recruitment process.

Closing date for applications: Midday, 15th July

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and you are invited to apply as soon as possible.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Quaker
Address: Shinfield Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 7ED, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 118 987 9600
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Leighton Park School is a successful, forward looking independent (HMC) day and boarding school for approximately 480 pupils aged 11-18. Set in more than 60 acres of magnificent parkland, the school has a Quaker heritage, balancing commitment to acad...