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School Nurse - Term Time

The North School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-4246-626S
  • Posted:27/08/2019
  • Pay:Kent Range 6
  • Start Date:December 2019
  • App Close Date:13/09/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To Be Confirmed



Full Time, 37hrs per week, Term Time Only


Kent Range 6  :  £20,222 - £22,072 pro-rata 

(pro-rata : £16,731 - £18,262 per annum)


The North School are seeking to appoint a full time School Nurse from December 2019. As part of the role you will be expected to work in partnership with staff, students, parents and external agencies to provide a clinically effective high-quality service of nursing / first aid care to our students across the age range 11-18 years, ensuring confidentiality at all time.

If you are an experienced first aider / qualified nurse with an interest in working with young people, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

The Role / Key Responsibilities:

  • To give first aid to students/staff for injuries and accidents. To attend to Minor Illnesses and where appropriate refer to GP or emergency services or to advice on exclusion of a student until recovered. To ensure that all relevant documentation is completed.
  • Provide first aid treatment/advice to students / staff on a daily basis as required.
  • liaison with social services, medical professionals, parents/carers and other agencies.
  • To ensure the safe storage and administration of medications to students and document the evidence of administration in line with statutory requirements.
  • Ensure the medical equipment and supplies within the medical rooms are maintained in order to be able to deal with sick or injured people. To order supplies as required
  • To complete and monitor health related risk assessments for both staff and students when appropriate.
  • Ensure all first aid boxes throughout the school are maintained correctly and are periodically checked.
  • Manage the healthcare plans for all students in liaison with the SENCo to ensure all plans are accurate and up to date
  • Routine liaison with medical and health agencies in relation to medical or health matters affecting students, e.g. immunisations.

Application requirements:

  • Qualified First Aider / Nurse
  • Ability to work alongside colleagues
  • Excellent team player
  • Follow set work rules, procedures and practices
  • Lead by example and be a role model and positive motivator


Further details about the school can be found on our website www.north.kent.sch.uk  and further information about the vacancy can be obtained from the school via email at recruitment@north.kent.sch.uk

The North School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Any successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure by the Disclosure & Barring Service.

The North School is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Information about the school

We are proud that The North School is a happy and improving school where students and teachers enjoy learning together. An experienced team of colleagues provide all students with the best possible opportunities, both inside and outside of the classroom. Our teachers encourage all students to develop their resilience and independence.

Our students are expected to treat each other and staff with care, courtesy and consideration. They are taught to always try their very best at whatever they do and to value the progress they make as individuals. We value a community approach to education to ensure that there is a broad range of expertise within the school. This enables our students to be supported in all areas, so that they may strive to reach their full potential in school and in their future lives.

At The North School we recognise that the students are at the centre of the learning experience and that they all come with different needs and abilities, not to mention interests and strengths. Therefore, we continually review the curriculum diet available; to ensure that it best reflects the national picture and the needs of the students. This enables us to make the learning experience as skills based as possible with a broad range of subjects and an emphasis on personal achievement. Working in partnerships with parents and the local community is important to us. Collaboration with parents to ensure that every pupil in our care reaches their full potential is highly valued. We encourage all parents to get involved in the life of the school. The well-established Parents’ Forum offers an excellent opportunity to influence the developments at the North School.

Our classroom practice and academic achievement are supported by a wide range of facilities that include a Basketball Academy, excellent sports facilities and clubs, a climbing wall and even a full working farm that has achieved great success at the Kent Show. All these elements contribute towards our safe, positive and varied learning environment that will enable your child to achieve their full potential and enjoy their time with us.

We are also proud to collaborate with the Swale Academies Trust and together we work relentlessly to continually improve the school experience for all our students.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Jo Manning, Personnel & Recruitment Manager
  • Address:The North School, Essella Road, Ashford, Kent, TN24 8AL
  • Telephone: (01233) 614600
  • Email: recruitment@north.kent.sch.uk

Fax: 01233 612906


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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.