School Nurse

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum pro rata
Closing date
28 Sep 2023

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This Post Is Fixed Term Until 09.09.2023 To Meet The Needs Of The Service, with the possibility of becoming a permanent post.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES CLINICAL1. To undertake as delegated by School Nurse Band 6 school health surveillance, screening tests/health interviews in accordance with the Healthy Child Wales Programme.2. Participate in the prevention and control of outbreaks of infectious disease. Participate in administration of immunisation, following policies and procedures.3. Provide support and advice to families regarding the health and welfare of their child.4. Undertake home visits delegated by School Nurse Band 6 as required taking account of the Health Board Lone Worker Policy.5. Undertake health promotion activities in a variety of settings as delegated by School Nurse Band 6.6. To be knowledgeable of the effects of the (chronic condition) on the child and carers.7. Assisting/supporting School Nurse Band 6 in identifying health needs of identified target area.

Main duties of the job

This is an exciting opportunity for a nurse to become part of the School Nursing Service in Meirionnydd/ Dwyfor area, as a member of the school nurse team which has responsibility for the health needs of the children and young people in a designated area

The School Staff Nurse will have delegated responsibility for allocated schools/workload.

It will involve undertaking immunisation programmes, health assessments, health promotion both within the community and schools. It will also involve acting in accordance with local Safeguarding procedures and the All Wales Child Protection procedures.

Please note for Welsh students, you must apply via Streamlining where all available jobs can be located

This Post Is Fixed Term Until 09.09.2023 To Meet The Needs Of The Service, with the possibility of becoming a permanent post.

The ability to speak Welsh is essential for this role

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Additional contact information:

Applicants are welcomed to contact me for further information by email or phone.

Sioned Hughes

03000 853176

Person Specification



  • Confidentiality



  • Registered Nurse
  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • Skills in organisation
  • Team Player


  • Experience of working with children
  • Previous community experience
  • I.T. skills
  • Knowledge of NHS Reform

Communication Skills


  • Communication Skills


  • Knowledge of School Nursing

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


Y Lawnt

Lombard street


LL40 1DR

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