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Special School Nurse Band 6

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 Per Annum, inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
10 Oct 2023

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Nurse, Community nurse, School nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 6 - Children's Special School NurseMerton Integrated Complex Needs Team- based at Perseid School

37.5hrs per week (x5 days Monday to Friday- 08.15-16.15 Hrs.)Whole Time/Term time offered.

The School Health Team at Perseid are seeking a dynamic individual with a strong public health/ clinical expertise and leadership focus who is fully committed to improving the health and wellbeing of our diverse school aged population. You will be a highly motivated individual with an interest in proactively managing and implementing the identified health needs within student's Educational Health and Care Plans (EHCP) within the special school setting.

We are looking for a highly skilled and dedicated special school nurse for Perseid school in Merton. Experience of working with children and young people with complex health needs is essential. Your role will be to deliver and support the nursing team in delivering the identified health needs within the integrated educational and health special school setting, supporting students to be safely at school. The successful candidate will be required to implement the recommendations in the Education and Health Care Plan/ Health Care Plans and deliver the clinical component of care within a special school setting with students aged 3-19yrs.

Main duties of the job

You will be able to work independently and support the team leader developing the skills of the nursing and integrated health team in school.

You will work closely with established multi-professional teams within Perseid school across 2 school campuses to deliver the student's nursing needs via the daily list. This includes PEG feeding, administration of daily and emergency medication, supporting school staff managing medications on trips and being the senior nurse on call during school hours.

You will have had experience of working with children with complex needs in the community/ school setting and your communication and team working skills will be outstanding.

About us

Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:
  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Single occupancy accommodation in Central London - (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
  • Support with gaining your driving license *T& C's apply
  • Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

To have a full look at our benefits and what it's like working for us please go here:

Job description

Job responsibilities

To assess the health needs of children and young people in special schools and, agree individual and school health plans and deliver these through multidisciplinary partnerships. To deliver the day-to-day Special School Nursing Service to children with complex health needs at the Special Needs School. To provide skilled, effective, evidenced based nursing care for children with complex care needs including technology dependent children. To participate in direct clinical input to ensure appropriate nursing interventions. To promote the optimum use of available resources and to secure the highest standards of care to both primary and secondary age students.

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full roles and responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • One of the following: RN, RN (Child), RSCN, LD, RMHN, HCPC registered AHP


  • RN BSc/MSc in Public Health Practice, Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (School Nursing) on Part 3 of the NMC Register
  • Practice Teacher
  • Car driver
  • Mentorship and Support in Professional Practice.
  • Management and strategic experience at a Band 7 level

Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust


Perseid School in Merton



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