College Nurse - Cambridge

Location
Cambridge
Salary
Between £44,981.21 - £50,626.80 p.a. (depending on experience) plus benefits
Posted
17 Dec 2020
Closes
18 Jan 2021
Sector
Child Health
Job Role
School Nurse
Setting
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

St John’s College wishes to appoint a College Nurse with the skills, experience and enthusiasm to care effectively for the health of junior members, Fellows and staff of the College.  This is a varied role in which you will be responsible for assisting in the provision of an effective and confidential medical service for members of the College Community by running daily surgeries.

The College Nurse is head of the Health and Wellbeing Centre, and as such will manage a team of staff. He/she will work closely with and manage the workload of these staff members to ensure all work required in the Health and Wellbeing Centre is carried out to the highest standard and the workload is monitored and improved where necessary.

The successful candidate will be a Registered Nurse, currently registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council, with significant post-registration experience to enable you to recognize a wide range of medical and psychological issues and minor illnesses and injuries.  You will have a recognised Nurse Practitioner qualification at a minimum of degree level or equivalent and previous experience of working with young adults.  The role requires excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and to win the confidence and trust of young people.  You will also need excellent organisational skills and be highly flexible with the ability to respond to an often unpredictable workload.   

The College offers a competitive benefits package including membership of a contributory defined benefit pension scheme, access to a private healthcare scheme currently provided by BUPA, access to a ‘cash plan’ healthcare scheme currently provided by Simplyhealth, free lunch (subject to a monetary limit and relevant working hours), free use of an on-site Gym and free parking close to the College site.

For more information and to apply, please click the apply button.

The closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9.00 am on Monday 18 January 2021.  Interviews are expected to be held in week commencing 25 January 2021.  

St John’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and applicants must be willing to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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