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Band 5 School Nurse

An exciting new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Band 5 School Nurse to work in an exceptional wellbeing service based in the Basildon, Essex area.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers

This service ensures that families continue to have easy access to local services, but staff are also be able to reach children and families in the community; whether in a local clinic, play area or in a family's front room


*You will be qualified as an RGN Nurse with experience of working with children and young people



As a Nurse your key duties include:

  • Delivery of the healthy child programme 5-19 at four levels as delegated by the Specialist Community Public Health School Nurse

  • Have the ability to recognize health needs for individual clients and situations in relation to the health of children, young people, individuals and families, sometimes in complex situations, identifying situations where referral for support from Public Health Specialist is necessary

  • Undertake health assessments in schools

  • Prepare for, attend and participate in relevant case conferences and inter-agency meetings as delegated by the Specialist Community Public Health nurse (SCPHN).

    Undertaking health needs assessments and care planning as appropriate

  • Support the SCPHN in providing specialist targeted support to meet the needs of children identified as at risk or with complex needs and ensure Partnership plus plan in place

  • Support the SCPHN to identify, prioritise and implement programmes of support in response to the public health needs of the school age population

The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

  • Experience of working with children and young people

  • Understanding of child and adolescent development

  • Knowledge of national and local policy in Children's Service and Public Health

  • Ability to work alone and part of a multidisciplinary team

  • Ability to work on own initiative and self motivated

The successful Nurse will receive an excellent Band 5 Salary.

This exciting position is a Full Time role.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

  • NHS pension

  • Flexible working to provide you with that true work/life balance

  • Access to our Strive for Better networks, a national support and professional network made up of NHS professionals like you, giving you the chance to constantly develop industry-leading care and quality

  • Access to our staff benefits scheme which grants you access to premier offers and discount off all products including flights, holidays, gyms and media, along with regular competitions and giveaways

  • Access to our free well-being service available 24/7/365 online and by telephone including; counsellors, post trauma incident support, legal, debt and practical life management helpline, guided self-help, telephonic career coaching and monthly well-being newsletters

  • We are pleased to offer access to Wagestream - which lets you track your pay throughout the month and stream your earned wages into your bank account if you need them.

    No more high-interest loans or overdraft fees - simply get paid as you go

  • A committed Learning and Development team who work closely with Universities and Health Education England to further your potential and support your progression

  • Access to a range of courses and e-learning to develop further skills, bespoke career pathways and opportunities continuing your professional development

  • Innovative forward-thinking culture with the opportunity to put forward your ideas to contribute to the way we work.

    You will be encouraged to apply for national funding to drive your initiatives locally to benefit our patients and service users

  • Rewarding and supportive teams, you will be recognised and have opportunities to recognise others by nominating for local and national awards annually and taking part in our new virtual “Ask our Executives” event, where you can submit questions to the board and hear updates regularly on company strategy and objectives

  • Working in an environment focused on the highest clinical and quality standards with 100% of our services being rated overall good or outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

Reference ID: 5068

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV