Job Vacancy for School Nurse at Colston’s School Bristol

Vacancy: School Nurse
Hours: 8am – 5pm, Monday to Friday, term-time
Salary: £17,021 – £22,112 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience

Colston’s is a thriving co-educational day school on the outskirts of Bristol, easily accessible from the motorway and with approximately 750 students aged from 3 to 18. The Upper School occupies a glorious thirty acre campus and has all of its facilities on-site.

Colston’s School currently has a job vacancy for the position of School Nurse. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a school environment and play an important role in the health and pastoral care of the pupils at Colston’s School.

The school is seeking to appoint an experienced, qualified medical practitioner to provide excellent medical care and pastoral support to pupils, staff and visitors at the Lower and Senior schools during term time.

The School Nurse is a key member of a multi-disciplinary team. A warm, approachable personality is essential for this role. The successful candidate will have a high degree of integrity and be able to cope calmly and efficiently with any eventualities.

An RGN qualification is desirable although not essential to be considered for this position.

The hours for this role will be 8am until 5pm including an hour lunch/ breaks, unpaid from Monday to Friday during all of term time (normally 35 weeks). Availability to assist with providing Saturday cover would be advantageous.

Applications from candidates who are interested in undertaking this position as part of a job share arrangement will be considered.

You will receive a salary of between £17,021 and £22,112 per annum depending on qualifications and experience. The salary range is based upon RGN Band 5, being £22,128-£28,746 FTE per annum FTE x 40/52 weeks per year (35 working weeks plus 5 weeks paid holiday).

Pro-rata paid holiday entitlement is 5 weeks each year including bank/public holidays. Other benefits include School lunch during term time and free parking on site, staff remission on School tuition fees in accordance with the staff remission policy and a defined contribution pension scheme.

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Closing date for applications: Wednesday 28th November.

Early applications are encouraged as the school would like to appoint as soon as possible. The Headmaster reserves the right to call candidates for interview before the closing date and appoint a suitable candidate at any time during the recruitment campaign.

Colston’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).