Job Description

School Nurse

We are seeking to appoint a qualified and professional School Nurse to provide a high quality service of nursing and first aid to the school community.

The successful candidate will be based at Highclare Senior School but will be required to provide medical support, health checks and first aid to pupils across all three sites of Highclare School.

This position is 30 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 3:30pm (30 minute unpaid lunch between 12:00-12:30), term time plus 2 weeks during school holidays (usually 1 week at the end of summer term and 1 week prior to autumn term). However, due to the nature of the role, it is an expectation on both sides that the weekly working times are flexible.

Start Date: As soon as possible (subject to satisfactory completion of pre-employment checks).

For full details, please see Job Description and Person Specification.

Closing date: Thursday 31 August 2023

How to apply: Applications should be submitted using the school’s application form below, detailing how you meet the requirements of the role and person specification. Applications should be returned by email to the Human Resources department:

Highclare School is committed to creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that reflects the community we are part of. Applications are welcome from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, age or disability. We welcome applications from underrepresented groups.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including referencing checks and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).