Whitgift is a leading independent day and boarding school for boys, with approximately 1500 pupils including over one hundred boarding pupils and flexi-boarding pupils. It is set in an attractive 48-acre parkland site in South Croydon enjoying excellent links to London, Surrey, and the south coast.
We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Registered General Nurse (RGN) with excellent communication skills and at least two years’ post registration experience to join the Medical Team.
The Medical Centre is manged by the Senior School Nurse and the team comprises of four School Nurses, a number of Bank Nurses, with a dedicated Medical Administrator/First Aider. The Medical Centre is supported with its G.P and Sports Clinics by Meliora Medical Group who run clinics at the Medical Centre weekly, they also support the Sports department on a Saturday at School matches. The School Nurses have responsibility for the health and welfare of pupils and staff with emphasis on the School Boarding Community. The Medical Centre is integral to the School Community and the School Nurses are expected to proactively manage effective health promotion within the community by communicating with pupils, pastoral and academic staff). Applicants will ideally have worked as a School Nurse, Practice Nurse or in an Accident and Emergency Department.
You will be required to work Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 8.00am - 5.30pm (8.5 hours per day) with a 1-hour unpaid lunch break. Applicants will ideally have worked as a School Nurse, Practice Nurse or in an Accident and Emergency Department.
In return we offer a generous salary and benefits package including a money purchase pension scheme (plus Life Assurance Cover), Employee Discount Club, discounted school fees for the Foundation Schools, discounted off-peak membership at our on-site gym, membership of a healthcare plan, a range of family-friendly benefits and season ticket loan.
We welcome applications from all sectors of our community as we aspire to attract staff that match the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.
For further information about the role and the skills required, and to obtain an online application form, please visit the school website.
For any queries, please telephone Human Resources Department on 020 8688 9222 or e-mail SchoolR@whitgift.co.uk .
Applications will be reviewed daily, and interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received so we invite interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.
Due to the current uncertainty regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the school may amend the closing date. Flexibility regarding the interview may also be required to ensure the health and welfare of our school community.
Whitgift School (part of the John Whitgift Foundation) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.