School Nurse - Band 5
School Nurse - Band 5
Job Reference: 834-2000022H
Employer: Location: Chelmsford Central Family Hub Salary: Competitive
Part-time 30 hours per week over 4 days
Are you a registered nurse looking to make an impact on the wellbeing and development of school children? Do you have the ability to build trusting relationships? Are you looking to join an organisation focused on professional growth and development, whilst ensuring you feel valued each and every day?
As a School Nurse within Virgin Care in Essex you'll join a team who are focused on improving the health and wellbeing of school children and who recently received a "good" CQC rating.
Your days will be rewarding and varied and will include but not be limited to: responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: undertaking health assessments in schools, offering advice and support to children, young people and families in accordance with evidence based practice and delivering and monitoring school and community based drop-ins.You will work collaboratively within our integrated team including SCPHN School Nurses, Health Visitors, Healthy Family Support Workers and Assistants as well as a variety of other professionals to deliver the Healthy Child programme and ensure the best health outcomes for the children and families in Chelmsford.
You will be a registered nurse, midwife or mental health nurse with a caring and approachable demeanour in order to gain the trust and respect of the school students.
You will feelvalued as a School Nurse with Virgin Care, receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including:
- AfC 2019/2020 salary and terms and conditions, including an NHS pension.
- Flexible working to provide you with that true work / life balance
- Access to Virgin Tribe - our staff benefits scheme which grants you access to premier offers and discount off all Virgin products including flights, holidays, gyms and media, along with regular competitions and giveaways.
- Feel the difference fund - a £100,000 fund to bring 'Feel the difference' to life, giving every employee a chance to have their thoughts and ideas heard.
- Access to MyWellness - a health and lifestyle platform covering mental health awareness and support, healthy recipes & activity challenges
- Access to bespoke career pathways and opportunities to continue your professional development
- Plus in Essex, we are continuously looking at new ways to improve our staff's health and wellbeing including 'wellbeing Wednesdays' - a virtual yoga/ meditation class ran on a weekly basis.
Feel the Difference
Virgin Care partner with the NHS and local authorities, providing high quality care for more than 1 million people each year up and down the country. We are an ambitious, forward thinking and passionate company who strive to make a real difference to people and our colleagues. We re-invest all of the money we earn to improve the experience, deliver ambitious transformations and empower all of our colleagues to make the changes, no matter how big or small, that make a real difference.
So why not click apply to find out where your journey with Virgin Care can take you! If you'd like to discuss the role further, please contact Natalie Jones via email:
We're committed to equal opportunities and welcome a broad diversity of talent to apply. We reserve the right to cease any advertising prior to the published closing date for a role that receives a high number of applications.
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