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School Staff Nurse

  • Service: Warwickshire School Health & Wellbeing Service
  • Location: Caldecote Warwickshire
  • Salary: £25,000 - £30,925 (p.a. )
  • Type: Full time (37 hours)
  • Ref: 026/20

Applications for part time hours/job share will be considered

Are you a registered nurse who wants to make a difference to the lives of children, young people and their families across Warwickshire?

The opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for an innovative and solution-focused NMC registered Nurse to join our Warwickshire School Health & Wellbeing Service.

About us

Compass Warwickshire School Health & Wellbeing Service delivers key elements of the universal Healthy Child Programme to school-aged children (aged 5-19, or up to 25 with SEND) and their families. It is an accessible and confidential outcome-focused service that is dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of children and young people in Warwickshire. 

About the role

You will be based out of our Caldecote hub and you will work from a number of age appropriate settings – schools, partner agencies, community and homes, working flexibly and creatively to best engage and meet the diverse health needs of those you serve.

As part of your role, you will be required to carry out a range of assessments, psychosocial brief interventions, thematic drop ins and proactive public health initiatives. You will work both independently and as part of a multi agency team around the family and safeguarding will be an integral aspect of the role.

Working hours are Mon – Fri, 37 hours per week with some early evening and weekend working if required to meet service need.   

The person

You will have experience of managing a caseload, undertaking risk assessments, providing holistic care and delivering a range of health interventions to individuals on either a 1:1 or group basis.

You must possess a full driving licence and have access to your own transport.

The benefits

In return, we offer a range of benefits including:

  • Generous annual leave
  • Employee Assistance Programme and OH Service
  • Excellent learning & development opportunities and career progression
  • Generous contributory Pension Scheme
  • Corporate Membership to SAPHNA, which includes access to webinar, Resources, Forums and low-cost entry to conferences on School and public health topics

To apply you will need to download and complete our application form.  We would also be grateful if you could complete our equality monitoring form.

To arrange an informal discussion with one of our team leaders, please contact the service on 03300 245 204.

Closing date: Sunday 27th September 2020

Interview date:  Thursday 8th October 2020

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.

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