HGH16961 - Trainee School Nurse

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NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able...

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.


Location –


Highland Health & Social Care


Post Title –


 – 37 hours per week, Permanent


Salary Scale: Band 5: £30,229 - £37,664 p.a.


(Please Note NHS application forms will not be accepted, see below to apply)


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Trainee School Nurse vacancy in Inverness, working as part of a Family Team to deliver universal child health programmes for school aged children and young people (5-19 Years. The post is based at the Highland Council Headquarters and involves working within school and community settings.

In conjunction with the School Nurse, working with education colleagues in their role as Named Persons and contributing to the development of the Child’s Plan through health assessment using the national practice model (GIRFEC)


Duties within this post include:



  • Identifying Health Needs and planning care
  • Screening children for growth, hearing and vision
  • Deliver enuresis (bedwetting) clinics.
  • Support parents with healthy eating/ sleep and behaviour
  • Review the health of care experienced young people
  • Support the delivery of drop-in clinics in high schools
  • Work as part of a skill mixed team



The successful candidate will spend the first twelve months working within the team as a Staff Nurse and will apply for the Specialist Community Public Health Nurse course to commence in September 2025. Upon completion of the course will Register as a School Nurse.


Informal enquiries regarding the post to: Kara Walley – Associate Lead Nurse Tel: 07771 113269


Application Forms and Job Descriptions are available online here https://myjobscotland.gov.uk/387282 reference number – HGH16961. If you are unable to apply online and you wish to request an offline application please contact the HR Transactions Team on 01955 608279 (24 hour Voicemail) or recruitment.enquiries@highland.gov.uk quoting the post reference number above.


Please quote reference in the subject line of your email – HGH16961


Closing date for completed applications: Monday 22nd July 2024.


 

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