Community Staff Nurse – School Nursing

  • Fixed contract
  • Full time
  • South Somerset, Uk
  • Posted 3 days ago
  • October 28, 2021
  • £25,655 to £31,534

Community Staff Nurse – School Nursing

We have an exciting opportunity for a Community Nurse to join our dynamic School Nursing Team in South Somerset on a fixed term contract until 31 December 2022, for 37 hours per week.

Here’s what you can expect to be doing

The School Nursing Service comprises of a skill mix team that deliver core and targeted health input through the Healthy child programme for school aged children and their families.

A few things about you

You will need to be a highly motivated and innovative practitioner.

You must also have good leadership skills and a knowledge base in safeguarding and child protection processes.

In addition to this, you must have a strong Public Health focus and be fully committed to improving the health and well-being of our children and families in Somerset.

You must be an NMC registered Nurse with an interest of addressing the health needs of school aged children.

Additional information

The salary for this role is in line with Agenda for Change Band 5 which has a current salary range of £25,655 to £31,534 pro rata.

If this role is customer facing you will need to speak fluent English.

In this role you will require a criminal background check via Disclosure and Barring Service.

Applicants must have a full valid driving licence and have access to a car for work. If necessary, adjustments can be considered in line with the Equality Act 2010.

For further details please contact Sophie Jones, Team Leader for Public Health Nursing Yeovil and South Somerset East, on 07990946071 or SJones@somerset.gov.uk

Why choose Somerset County Council

We are proud to offer an environment that is supportive and rewarding, working as part of a team who are passionate about the work they do to improve the lives of people in Somerset. We offer great training and development opportunities, with supportive management. As well as this, we have some fantastic employee benefits available:

  • We promote a healthy work-life balance and offer flexible working arrangements wherever possible, including working from home.
  • Generous annual leave allowance, with the opportunity to purchase additional leave.
  • Staff discounts in gyms.
  • Employee Assistance for the times you may need some support and a variety of employee wellbeing services.
  • Auto enrolment onto our generous Pension Scheme and optional pension enhancement through our Additional Voluntary Contribution scheme.
  • A Flexible Benefits Scheme via salary sacrifice to obtain a cycle for work and health screenings.
  • My Staff Shop offering discounts in shops, online shopping, restaurants, cinema tickets, insurance benefits and more.

DBS information

In this role you will require a criminal background check via Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Job Overview
  • Hours Per Week
    37
  • Salary
    £25,655 to £31,534
  • Job Category
    Nursing
  • Disability Confident
    Yes
Job Location