School Nurse - Community Nursing R1
NHS Lothian

Job reference: 014091

Location: NHS Lothian

Job closing date: 10/02/2020

Job posted date: 20/01/2020

Salary: Band 6 (£30,401 - £38,046)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: 37.5 - part time hours also available

Department: Community Nursing

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Lothian

Full Time and Part Time hours available.

NHS Lothian is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.

To this end, NHS Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society.

***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early***

The postholder will play a lead role in the provision of the refocused role for school nursing in Scotland with a focus on key areas of intervention and support for school age children and young people.

 The postholder will be pivotal to interpreting and implementing service agenda’s and embed national policy direction locally within the designated educational and community settings they are responsible for; ensuring quality of care and consistency in the delivery of services across NHS Lothian.

 The post holder will have day to day management responsibility for a designated school nursing team and will lead co-ordinate and supervise the school nursing team in the delivery of the School Nursing Pathway ensuring that the needs of the 5-19 school age population and their families are met.

This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post. 

Informal enquiries to:  Carole Middleton, Clinical Nurse Manager, 01506 423882


The closing date for this job has now passed.