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School Nurse

Bablake and King Henry VIII School
Coventry, West Midlands
Closing date
14 Feb 2024

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School Nurse – to start as soon as possible

King Henry VIII Senior & Junior Schools

Permanent, part time, term time only

Working 2.5 days per week, days to be agreed and occasional Saturday mornings will be required.

Grade 6 £10503-£13993 Actual

We are looking for a registered nurse (part 8 or part 15 of the NMC register) with relevant post-registration experience to join our team at King Henry VIII Schools. You will be responsible for dealing with medical situations and emergencies throughout both the King Henry Senior & Junior Schools (age 3 - 18) and liaising regularly with the Deputy Head Pastoral on medical and pastoral matters. You will support pupils and staff with known medical conditions, administering medication as per care plans and guidance, keep clear and precise medical records and implement school policies and procedures in the case of illness including contacting staff, parents and other medical professionals. You will ensure that the First Aid boxes throughout the school are stocked and contribute to INSET training, the Life Choices programmes and other events where appropriate.


You will be a registered nurse and have relevant post-registration experience in either a school based or child focused nursing role. You will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and have the ability to interact with people at all levels, combining confidence and assertiveness in a calm, courteous and professional manner ensuring that all visitors to the Health Centre are helped and reassured. You will be able to prioritise and manage situations under pressure responding calmly, quickly and willingly to urgent and unexpected requests.


Coventry School Foundation is strongly committed to inclusion and is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to create a welcoming, respectful and safe environment for all members of our community, from every ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, ability/disability, religion and background.  We know that more diverse teams are stronger teams, and that the more inclusive we are, the more our staff and pupils will feel a sense of belonging and will thrive. To enable us to make any reasonable adjustments, please let us know when you submit your application whether you have any special requirements to enable you to participate fully in the recruitment process.


Coventry School Foundation is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to this post, including checks with past employers, the Disclosure and Barring Service and overseas police check if necessary. Candidates from overseas must provide information about their past conduct, for example, by providing documents issued by overseas teaching authorities.


A completed application form including contact details for two referees, accompanied by a covering letter should reach the HR team at as soon as possible, and no later than 12 noon on Wednesday 14th February, 2024.


Applications will be considered as they are received up until the closing date. Early applications are encouraged.


Expected start date: As soon as possible


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