School Boarding House Nurse

Letchworth Garden City
15.00 - 15.00 GBP Hourly + GBP15.00/hour
10 May 2017
07 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
12 Hours per week - competitive rate of pay

Set in the midst of Letchworth Garden City, our client has been providing a first class education for girls for over 75 years, blending traditional values and a modern vision. The school provides day time weekday education for girls aged 3 - 18 and boarding facilities and care for older girls.

A vacancy has arisen for a Boarding House Nurse for an immediate start. A suitably experienced candidate is therefore required to be responsible for the provision of the healthcare needs, pastoral care of the 330 pupils 12 hours per week. This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic experienced and flexible individual to join their dedicated and friendly professional team. A competitive pro rata salary is on offer commensurate with this important term-time only role

Main Duties and Responsibilities

??Attend Boarders who are reported by the Boarding Staff as ill or with medical concerns;
??Provide a consultation facility for Boarders;
??Advise the Head of Boarding on all medical and health matters and concerns;
??Ensure the Boarders' medical files are kept up to date and confidentiality is upheld;
??Record medical information for each Boarder on ISAMS
??Keep a check on the Boarders' personal medication and correct storage;
??Complete a weekly audit of 'over the counter' medicines stored in the Boarding Office medical cabinet;
??Liaise with the Boarding Staff and the Medical Administrator about Boarders who may be ill or receiving treatment;
??Build professional and trusting relationships with Boarders by making contact with each Boarder on a weekly basis;
??Carry out checks on all Boarders at the beginning of each term regarding weight, height and BMI measurements;
??Supervise the arrangements for Boarders who are deemed 'Gillick Competent' to self-medicate;
??At all times to be aware of, and work to the National Minimum Standards for Boarding