Residential School Nurse / Resident Houseparent

The SmartList
15.00 GBP Hourly
05 Jul 2017
19 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Dunbar (near Edinburgh)
JOB TITLE: Residential School Nurse / Resident Houseparent
SALARY & BENEFITS: Competitive salary plus benefits including free on site accommodation
WORKING HOURS: Full Time (Term time only)

THE ROLE: Our client operates Scotland's leading co-educational full boarding and day preparatory school, set in a beautiful coastal location in Dunbar, 30 miles east of Edinburgh where for the right candidate on site accommodation will be provided.

They are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, qualified, Residential School Nurse / Resident Houseparent to take up post in September 2017. The role is a full time, term time only position.
The successful applicant will be a Registered Nurse with a valid NMC pin, or a Pediatric Nurse, and able to demonstrate an empathetic, cheerful, calm and sensible approach, who can also deliver the highest standards of pastoral care required in a boarding school. Previous experience of working with minor injuries, or in a school environment, would be beneficial.
The successful Residential School Nurse / Resident Houseparent will also be acting as resident 'housemother' in the boys' house and therefore should be confident working independently and as part of a team. Responsible for the medical care of all the children, the School Nurse must have the ability to make important decisions regarding the health and wellbeing of the 125 children in our client's care, together with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

THE CANDIDATE: This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the UK's leading boarding prep schools in a stunning location. Key points to note are that our client seek that special someone who can join a well established team, who loves children and who wishes to be part of the whirlwind that is boarding prep school life where each day at the school is a genuinely magical place. Our client pride themselves on offering the best possible pastoral care to all the children so the successful candidate must be reliable and have a 'muck in' attitude, in order to become a valued member of the residential team.

The successful applicant for the Residential School Nurse / Resident Houseparent must also hold a clean and current UK driving licence and demonstrate understanding of confidentiality with an educational environment. Experience of Microsoft Office packages particularly Word, Excel and Outlook with the willingness to become competent in the operation of the School's own MIS system is essential.

Does this sound like you? Are you the new Residential School Nurse / Resident Houseparent in Dunbar (near Edinburgh) our client seeks?

If yes then please hit the apply now button.

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps