We are delighted to announce an excellent opportunity for you to lead and manage our School Health Centre, ensuring it provides a first class service to all its stakeholders. You would take overall responsibility for the day to day management of the Health Centre, to ensure the highest level of care for pupils, develop a visible profile in the School and be able to lead effective and sustainable change amongst the nurses in the Health Centre.
Our dedicated, self-contained, Health Centre based within the Stonyhurst campus provides 24 hour care to pupils, staff and visitors of both the College and the Prep School, St Mary’s Hall. You will be responsible for coordinating this care and leading the team who provide it. Working in partnership with the School Doctors who provide GP surgeries to Pupils, the Nursing team provide a range of health services, including nurse-led clinics, sports day emergency treatment, routine and travel vaccinations, overnight provision and advice on health related matters, and work closely with the pastoral team to ensure the medical wellbeing of our pupils.
The School Health Centre allows sick pupils to be cared for, for short periods of time, and overnight if required, in comfortable surroundings by professional staff 24 hours a day. The Registered Nurses provide a presence in the Health Centre at all times and sleeping facilities are provided for use when appropriate
You will be a Registered Nurse with significant post registration experience and a broad range of knowledge relating to the care of children and young people including consent, confidentiality and relevant knowledge of the issues facing young people today, particularly mental health. Emergency care experience would be advantageous.
You will be a strong communicator and have a good understanding of clinical governance, along with proven leadership experience and the ability to form and maintain effective relationships at all levels. You will have excellent time management and organisational skills. Ultimately you will be passionate about the care you provide, ensuring the highest standards are maintained at all times including responsibility for the strategic development of the Health Centre in line with recommended best practice guidelines from the Royal College of Nursing, Boarding Schools Association and Care Quality Commission.
Stonyhurst College is the UK’s leading co-educational Catholic boarding and day school. We provide an exceptional education in the Jesuit Tradition, preparing students for successful and fulfilling lives. Located in the picturesque Ribble Valley in Lancashire, in a setting steeped in history. Offering a wonderful environment in which to work, an attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate and includes; meals on duty, pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, free swimming and discounted gym membership, free parking and more.
This is a full time, term time role working 37.5 - 40 hours per week (approx. 34 weeks), with a requirement to be flexible and the salary will be dependent upon experience.
Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 25th February 2019