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Senior School Health Nurse

Job Description

Applications are invited from all interested parties.



Band: 6
Salary:£26,302 - £35,225 pro rata per annum
Hours:27 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Gloucestershire School Nurse who holds the Specialist Community Public Health Nurse ( School Nursing) qualification, to work within the School Health Nursing Team in the Stroud locality. The service is paramount in the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme 5-19 which includes delivery of public health interventions for school aged children and their families to help improve their health outcomes.

The role will provide management and leadership within a skill mix team on a daily basis and support the Gloucestershire School Health Nurse Service with its modernisation programme

The role is all year round.

Applicants must be Registered Nurses with SCPHN/SN qualification and hold current NMC Registration.

Applicants are required to have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work in partnership with other teams and agencies, communicate with both children and families plus multiagency professionals.

To discuss this internal vacancy, please contact Pat Matthews (SSHN/LPT): ( Email address removed )

REF: 841-16-355-JR
Closing date: Midnight Sunday 30th October 2016

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust has a policy for promoting equal opportunities and is committed to promoting diversity and developing supporting policies. It is also committed to developing a variety of flexible working arrangements, one of which is job sharing.

Candidates are advised to monitor their NHSjobs as initial feedback will be through their account. Interview dates will usually be advised to shortlisted candidates within 2 weeks of the closing date. This is not always the case and so if candidates have not had any feedback from their application, they can call the Recruitment Team on  ( Phone number removed ) .

Subsequent conditional offers of employment will be via NHSjobs followed by comminication via email and hard copy letters.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authorty transfer system to verify service and pay grade.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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