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Objective: Seek the Position of School Nurse
SUMMARY: Profoundly gifted, knowledgeable, and caring School Nurse with more than six years experience in providing medical care to boarding and day pupils at school and first aid care to all members of the school community; ensuring that all relevant administration associated with this duty of care are properly maintained, and assisting with the wider pastoral life of the school as coordinated by the Under Master.
Summary of Qualifications
Solid experience in school nursing and in First aid, Sports injuries, and Minor trauma.
Great ability to organize/track training by e.g. St John's ambulance.
Excellent written and oral communication skills together with sound knowledge of information technology, ideally Vision software, MS Office including Word, Outlook, Access.
Proven ability to work on own initiative.
Immense ability to make sound clinical decisions independently.
Excellent interpersonal and management skills, and a flexible approach to work and time management.
Possess PREP portfolio with proven continuous personal development.
Provide medical care to the pupils, members of staff and to visitors while on site.
Promote health education throughout the School community and taking effective preventative health measures.
Work with staff, pupils and governors to develop health-related policies (e.g. sound nutrition, physical activity, 'healthy lifestyle') and develop new initiatives in response to new research findings, examples of good practice or new policy initiatives.
Work with the Under Master and other designated members of staff, particularly the School Counselor and School Doctor, to help to identify and act to safeguard children at risk of or suffering from physical (including self-harm), sexual, emotional abuse or neglect as outlined in the Every Child Matters agenda (2004.).
Work with the School Counselor in terms of offering support and advice to young people concerned with issues of sexual identity and/or sexual health, and help to develop peer health education schemes.
Maintain medical and nursing records accurately, confidentially and safely.
Comply with the School's Health and Safety policies, and, whilst on duty, take specific responsibility for all health and safety matters relating to the Surgery.
Work closely and cooperatively with the two House Matrons (Medical), and with the other House Matrons in terms of medical matters to ensure that seamless and continuous care is provided throughout the School week.
Sit as an ex officio member of the Pastoral Planning Committee, chaired by the Under Master, and deliver PSHE lessons or lectures.
Attend twice-termly meetings of the medical team, chaired by the School Doctor; and twice-termly meetings of the House Matrons, chaired by the Under Master.
Maintain an appropriate level of training in all areas of practice.