Band 5 - School Staff Nurse – Essex

  • Job Reference: 00000020-1
  • Date Posted: 4 January 2019
  • Recruiter: GP World
  • Location: Essex, United Kingdom
  • Salary: £25.00 to £30.00 Per Month
  • Sector: Advanced Nurse Practitioners
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Adam Hodge
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 020 7456 1262

Job Description

Band 5- School Staff Nurse – Essex


Job Purpose:

The School Staff Nurse is a registered general nurse working as part of the Essex Child and family Wellbeing Service in providing preventative and supportive health care to children, young people and their families within a Healthy Family Team.  The post holder works with a public health focus under the supervision of a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) with a defined population.  As part of the Healthy Family Team the post holder collaborates with a wider multi-disciplinary and inter-agency team in offering public health services to the community.  The work takes place in a variety of settings, including home, schools, clinics, Family Hubs, Delivery sites and community venues


Salary: £25-£30 per hour


Key Responsibilities

This list is intended to summarise the key responsibilities and is not intended to cover every task that may be required of the role: -


       Delivery of the healthy child program at four levels as delegated by the Specialist Community Public Health School Nurse 


       Ability to recognise health needs for individual clients and situations in relation to the health of children, young people, individuals and families, which may  complex, identifying where referral for support from Public Health Specialist is necessary.

       Prepare for, attend and participate in relevant case conferences and inter-agency meetings as delegated by the Specialist Community Public Health nurse. Undertaking health needs assessments and care planning as appropriate. es


       Support the SCPHN in providing specialist targeted support to meet the needs of children identified as at risk or with complex needs and ensure Partnership plus plan in place.  


       Support the SCPHN to identify, prioritise and implement programs of support in response to the public health needs of the school age population.


       Ability to use relevant equipment and discuss measurements outside normal expectations with SCPHN, as appropriate,  prior to joint planning of appropriate monitoring and referral. 


       Undertake full assessment of individual public health needs and provide support or onward referral as appropriate. Specifically; sexual health, smoking and weight management.  


       Offer advice and support to children, young people and families in accordance with evidence based practice.


       Organises delegated workload to meet priorities of client care.


       To provide a skilled, effective and evidence based school health service to a cluster of schools


       To undertake LAC assessments in line with inter-collegiate guidance  


       Deliver and monitor school and community based drop-ins   


       Support Pre-Registration Students undertaking placements within the team  


       Undertake any other work delegated by the Band 6 School Nurse


       Any other function commensurate with competencies and job role 


               Act as a mentor to junior members of staff.  


Provide specialist advice, support and training to relevant members of the school community and other professionals. Provide specialist advice, support and training to relevant members of the school community and other professionals. Referral bonus: If this position may be of interest to a friend or a colleague, you will be pleased to know that we offer up to 50P per hour referral bonus for any nurse recommended that is placed, which is intermittent.