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School Staff Nurse

School Staff Nurse

Service: Warwickshire School Health & Wellbeing Service

Location: Warwickshire

Salary: £24,250 - £30,393 (p.a. pro rata for part-time)

Type: Full time (37 hours)

Ref: 049/19

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 by helping us deliver an innovative School Health and Wellbeing Service?

About us

Compass School Health & Wellbeing Service is a high quality, visible, accessible and confidential outcome focussed service that improves the health and wellbeing of children and reduces health inequalities for school aged children and young people in Warwickshire.

About the role

You will be based out of one of our Warwickshire hubs (Rugby or Caldecote) 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, proactive public health initiatives and work both independently and as part of a multi agency team around the family. Safeguarding will be an integral aspect of the role.

The person

You will be required to 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

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 26th January 2020

Interview date:  Monday 10th February 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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