School Staff Nurse (Caldecote)

School Staff Nurse

Warwickshire School Health & Wellbeing Service

Salary range: £21,777 to £28,323 p.a.

Permanent, full time, all year - based at Caldecote, Nuneaton

Job Reference 045/18

Applications for part time hours and job share will be considered

Are you a nurse who wants to make a difference to the lives of children, young people and their families across Warwickshire? If so, then we need you to help us deliver a dynamic and innovative School Health & Wellbeing Service.

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated School Staff Nurse to join our Warwickshire School Health and Wellbeing Service based at our Nuneaton hub.

About us

Compass works in communities currently within the Midlands, Yorkshire and London providing innovative and integrated health and wellbeing services for children, young people and adults. Our Specialist directorate is made up of pioneering risk taking behaviour and early help services for vulnerable children and young people/adults, and specialist substance misuse services for young people and adults. Our Universal and Targeted directorate provides transformational school aged healthy child programmes and prevention services. Over the past 5 years our portfolio has undergone significant expansion to deliver services that focus on a broader lifestyles agenda – substance misuse, sexual health, mental health and emotional wellbeing, and healthy relationships.

About the role

You will be based from our Nuneaton hub which operates across the Nuneaton, Bedworth and North Warwickshire. You will work from a variety of settings including schools, partner agencies, children’s centres and homes. You will be required to work flexibly and creatively to best engage and meet the diverse health needs of the school aged population.

The Person

You will be an active member of the team working to deliver the Healthy Child Programme (5-19) within a locality and support a skill mix team to enable the efficient and effective delivery of the School Health and Wellbeing Service.

There will be a requirement for you to work independently and autonomously, to manage your own workload within a corporate caseload. There will also be a requirement to carry out some early evening and weekend working based on evidenced need.

The full role description can be found below. Please send completed Application and equality monitoring forms to recruitment@compass-uk.org

The Benefits

In return, we offer a range of benefits including:

Working hours Mon – Fri, 37 hours per week with some early evening and weekend working • Generous annual leave • Childcare voucher scheme • Employee assistance programme and OH service • Eye tests for VDU users • Excellent learning & development opportunities and career progression • Generous contributory pension scheme

For an informal discussion please contact:

Karen Cornick, Team Leader on 03300 245 204 option 3 or email Karen.cornick@compass-uk.org

Closing date:  Sunday 5th August 2018

Interviews will be held on: Wednesday 22nd August 2018

Compass is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and you should share our commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We value diversity at Compass and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Established for 30 years, Compass is a national charity which works in communities across the UK providing services spanning substance misuse treatment and rehabilitation, early interventions for vulnerable young people, school aged health programmes and associated prevention as well as treatment and health promotion initiatives.