School Nurse

Monarch Education
£100 - £140/day
13 Mar 2018
14 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
The School Nurse will be required to assist with the physical and mental well being of school pupils.
Responsibilities include:
a) Supervise the medical room (including care of sick, injured and distressed individuals until better and further care can be arranged with parents, hospital, dispense drugs as appropriate etc.)
b) Implement and maintain arrangements for first-aid provision to comply with statutory requirements, including risk assessment to determine sensible and reasonably the total number of first-aid personnel required, the training of first-aiders, maintenance of records, accident reporting arrangements, statutory notices and first-aid boxes.
c) Advise the Head in the development of health-related policies, preventive or risk reduction programmes of work around any specifically identified school needs, e.g. nutrition, physical activity, medical checks, teenage pregnancy initiatives, nut allergies, obesity, eating disorders.
d) Monitor/maintain and update student medical/health records on school core data base (ISAMS).
e) Provide contraceptive advice for pupils and facilitate access to contraception to those who require it, whilst upholding the values of the school’s Sex and Relationships Policy.

The Nurse is required to maintain his/her registration with the relevant professional body (NMC) at his/her own expense as a condition of this employment