School Nurse at Fiveways School Yeovil

Caring, enthusiastic people needed to support pupils with Severe Learning Difficulties.

School Nurse (Permanent)

Grade 10 (Points 26-31) £32,909 - £37.261 FTE, £16,094-£18,104 Actual Salary

Term time: 40 Working Weeks

3 days per week (18.99 hrs) Wednesday to Friday

Wednesday:   08:40 – 15:45 hrs (which includes 15 minutes Team Meeting at the end of the day)

Thursday:       08:40 – 16:15 hrs (which includes 45 minutes for CPD at the end of the day)

Friday:            08:40 – 15:30 hrs

There may be the potential to extend days/hours in the future

To start as soon as possible

Fiveways Special School is looking to appoint an experienced and well-qualified Nurse to play a key role in the pastoral team.

As School Nurse, you will supervise the medical room and provide a clinically effective, high-quality nursing and first aid service . As well as caring for sick, injured and distressed individuals from the school community, you will contribute to the monitoring and recording of the health status of all pupils at the school.

You will be a reliable, professional and approachable individual, possessing an appropriate nursing qualification and registration. You will also need good IT/admin skills in order to manage the school's database of pupils' medical details.

To be a valued member of a dedicated team at our ‘outstanding’ (OFSTED) school, leading the support of the medical needs of this population, to extend and develop your skills.  Nursing, paramedic, health visitor qualification would be of a significant advantage. The post holder will join a highly supportive community with a drive for ensuring a good life for all pupils now and in the future through personalised learning experiences. Becoming part of our community will mean embracing our ethos of valuing everyone’s contributions and working collaboratively with all parties to ensure the very best provision for pupils. In addition, we offer a robust Continuing Professional Development programme throughout the year to promote excellent practice.  Training will be provided as necessary.

Fiveways School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  All applicants must be willing to undergo Child Protection screening and an enhanced DBS clearance.  Due to KCSiE guidance, online checks will be carried out as part of our shortlisting process.  Please note Local Authority policy requires us to request all references (current and past employers) before interview.

The school employs a rigorous “safeguarding” approach to recruitment.

Fiveways School strives to ensure that no employee or job applicant receives less favourable treatment than another on the grounds of age, disability, race, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership, religion or belief, sexual orientation, sex or pregnancy and maternity.

Job Description/Person Specification and Application Forms are available from the school website:

Closing Date for applications: Monday, 27th November 2023

Date for Interview: Monday, 4th December 2023

Posted by Julie on November 13th 2023

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