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Ref no:
ALO00027
Published:
5/10/2021
Closes:
18/10/2021
Location:
45 Hill Street, G3 6RJ
Salary:
Competitive
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Term Time Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

What We Offer

St Aloysius’ College is unique. Scotland’s only Jesuit school is situated at the very heart of the city of Glasgow, with a large campus right next to the Glasgow School of Art and near to the Royal Conservatoire, few schools feel quite so much part of the city. Our iconic green blazer is as much a part of the city as the Clyde and Central Station! More than 800 students are educated across the Junior and Senior Schools (3-18).

The College is proudly a Jesuit and Catholic school but its community is diverse and our mission is to make a difference to the lives of all the young people in our care.

The Opportunity

The College is currently looking to recruit a Senior Nurse to take a lead role in advising on medical issues relating to the health and wellbeing of all our pupils.

Our pupils are at the heart of everything we do and, in this role, you will have a genuine impact on the health, wellbeing and safety of our pupils, who range in age from 3 to 18. 

You will be able to imagine the scope and diverse range of child health and nursing issues that arise. Everything from medical conditions requiring medication to be managed effectively, pupil safeguarding issues, administering first aid and dealing with mental and physical health and wellbeing.

You will be able to demonstrate your initiative in leading health related events. You will provide one to one confidential - nurse based counselling, arrange regular training sessions for pupils and staff, assist with NHS immunisation programs, be responsible for developing individual care plans for pupils as well as managing and overseeing the medical room.

How you will make an impact

You will work closely with Senior Leaders and your team to enhance the medical service provision already in place, through greater visibility and accessibility of the service.

You will be passionate about improving children’s health and will proactively take the service to our pupils taking an active role in health promotion throughout the year groups; providing professional advice and guidance and developing positive relationships with pupils, staff, parents and guardians.

What you need to succeed

As a Registered Nurse (RN) with current validation and NMC PIN it is essential that you adhere to all UK National Senior School Nurse Guidance and professional practice as laid down by the NMC (Nursing and Midwifery Council).

You will be approachable and empathetic by nature and you will be able to demonstrate your commitment to child health. 

As you are dealing with pupils, you will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be organised but flexible in your approach your work.

We have a genuine commitment to staff wellbeing and provide excellent conditions of service, a very generous contributory pension scheme, access to the multigym on site and civilised working conditions.

To Apply

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Sheila Grant, Director of Health and Safety/Occupational Health on 0141 331 9283. 

If you are interested in applying, application forms can be found on our website and should be completed and sent to Shona Thomson in the Human Resources Department no later than 9am on Monday 18th October 2021.

We strongly believe in embracing and promoting diversity in all its forms and taking action to become a more inclusive organisation. We encourage applications from under–represented groups for all positions which we advertise.

You should nominate two referees to support your application (please note referees will be asked to assess you against the person specification above rather than being generic in nature).

St Aloysius’ College places safeguarding of its pupils as its highest priority and as such the successful post holder must be capable of being a member of the PVG scheme run by Disclosure Scotland. Appointments will be subject to appropriate PVG, reference and confirmation of your Covid19 Vaccination Status checks.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Appropriate safeguarding and safer recruitment questions will form part of the selection process.

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