We are currently recruiting for Band 6 School Nurse to work across the Harlow Teams in a community role.
Must have own car. Hours of work is 9am – 5pm with 30 mins unpaid lunch break.
Job Summary The post holder will be part of the School’s Nursing Team and provide a clinically effective, high quality service to the pupils of the School. The post holder will use research based practice to plan, deliver and evaluate school nursing interventions throughout the School. The post holder is expected to work in partnership with pupils, parents, School personnel, GPs and other appropriate agencies to carry out health surveillance, health promotion and other public health initiatives required by the School.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
To adhere to NMC ‘The Code’ and be conversant with the Scope of Professional Practice and other NMC advisory papers.
To exercise awareness of professional responsibilities by: o Keeping up to date with current relevant literature; and o Undertaking personal and professional development in line with revalidation.
To use evidence-based practice to develop and maintain a high quality of nursing care to the pupils.
To participate in a clinical audit programme.
To act as a team member and assist in working towards innovative high standards of practice.
To assist with the smooth and efficient running of the Health Centre, ensuring that efficient systems and processes are in place.
To maintain the philosophy of care within the Health Centre, which is in line with the overall philosophy of the School.
To participate in clinical governance and clinical supervision within the nursing team.
To provide a high standard of service to pupils within professional competence and NMC guidelines.
To be responsible for the standards of nursing care for all patients.
To participate in the monitoring and planning of pupils’ health care needs. This includes carrying out health assessments, immunisation and health promotion programmes.
To adhere to the applicable Code of Confidentiality.
To provide confidential advice and/or support to pupils and staff, as necessary.
To ensure appropriate liaison with parents, ancillary and other staff as necessary, to provide holistic care for pupils boarding at the School, with the pupil’s knowledge and consent.
To be a source of advice to all School staff, as required.
To adhere to the communication strategy for the Health Centre and ensure its effectiveness.
To ensure that a comprehensive process of record keeping is maintained, complying with the NMC requirements for drug administration.
Hours of work:-
The post holder is requested to work when the need arises. It is a flexible arrangement to suit both the individual and the School, and the School has no obligation to provide work on a regular basis. .
We offer our employees the following:-
• Excellent rates of pay
• Weekly pay
• Variety of shifts including days, nights, and weekends
• Flexible working hours
• Designated consultant for 7 days a week 24 hours per day.
If you are interested, please apply by submitting your CV or Call to apply.