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Senior School Nurse

Senior School Nurse - Goudhurst

Salary: £20,000 to 26,000 per annum + free accommodation + bills

The Company:

Our client is an independent, co-educational boarding school.

They are looking for an experienced senior school nurse to lead their wellness centre team.

You will be responsible for the health and welfare of all pupils.

The school offers a competitive salary, professional development, free on-site accommodation and bills.

Essential Criteria:

? Registered Nurse (RGN) with valid NMC PIN;

? Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;

? Clear empathy and understanding of boys' and girls' development and need;

? Full current UK driving licence and use of a car;

? Clinical track record with ideally 6 months spent in A&E or as a Practice Nurse;

? Experience in meeting the medical needs of children or a Specialist Practitioner School Nurse qualification;

? Experience of sports injury care and treatment.

Duties

Some of the main duties of the Senior School Nurse include:

? Co-ordinating the operations of the Wellness Centre;

? Attending/assisting GP surgeries;

? Attending to pupils who take ill during the School day;

? Registering all new boarders with the local surgery;

? Ensuring all new boarders have medicals at the earliest opportunity (within their first half term at the latest);

? Co-ordinating the supervision and care of boarders;

? Communicating with parents and house parents as necessary;

? Comprehensive note taking/report writing in relation to incidents/accidents to be reported to the Deputy Head Pastoral, Headmaster and the Health and Safety Committee;

? To maintain patient confidentiality at all times applying latest NMC guidance;

? Supporting the role of the School Counsellor and Psychotherapist;

? Maintaining communication with relevant external agencies as required; GP, Health Visitors, CAMHS, etc;

? Availability to provide out of hours 'over the phone' advice;

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