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School Nurse Staff Nurse

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
1 Dec 2023

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Nurse, Community nurse, School nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We welcome applications from both experienced staff nurses and newly qualified nurses who are keen to start a career in Public Health Nurses. You will join the service at an exciting time as we progress our 0-19 pathways working more closely with Health Visiting services and our partners in education, social care and Early Help to take a family approach to promotion of health and wellbeing, prevention and early intervention.

Post holders will work within a team under the direction of a Specialist Practitioner School Nurse to deliver the Healthy Child Programme 5-19 in schools and other education settings. You will develop health promotion activities, work with partners in education, social care, Early Help and voluntary sector to deliver services to local communities. As a staff nurse you will hold a caseload of children requiring targeted and specialist HCP level support. You will carry out holistic health assessments and plan care for children and young people.

Main duties of the job

  • Work as part of team to provide advice, care and support to children and young people, their parents/carers in a locality of the borough
  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate care for individual children and young people
  • Contribute to the planning and delivery of health promotion programmes and interventions
  • Work as part of multi-disciplinary and agency teams to support children, young people and families

About us

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trustprovides integrated acute and community Healthcare in the West Midlands serving a population of 260,000 residents. Walsall Manor Hospital houses the full range of district general hospital services. The �170 million development was completed in 2010 and we are continually upgrading.

We provide high quality, friendly and effective community health services from multiple sites covering Walsall. Our multidisciplinary services include rapid response and homebased care, so that those with long term conditions and the frail elderly can remain in their own homes.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Undertake health assessments to assess, plan and implement and review care
  • Deliver health promotion provision
  • Support children and young people in need of safeguarding or in need
  • Act a lead professional for children and young people needing Early Help
  • Provide advice and guidance to parents/carers and professionals on a range of health and health related issues
  • Support children and young people with continence and enuresis problems
  • Be able to produce comprehensive reports and undertake analysis of risk
  • Work with professionals from partnership agencies to provide localised support to children and young people

Person Specification



  • oRegistered Nurse - Child Branch/RSCN/RN
  • Demonstrable evidence of working with children and young people Placement in school nursing service within training (desirable)


  • oDemonstrable experience of post qualification development in the area of public health nursing



  • oUnderstanding of the role of the School Nurse
  • oKnowledge of health and social care policy relating to children's services to include safeguarding
  • oKnow of child development, health and wellbeing


  • oAware of own abilities and be able to carry out clinical role without continuous direct supervision and ability to supervise junior members of staff
  • oExcellant knowledge of clinical governance
  • oKnowledge of project management and service development



  • oAbility to make timely, sound clinical judgments and and assessments to deliver high quality client care
  • oEvidence of collaborative working within a multi-professional arena
  • oability to communicate with a wider range of people
  • oAbility to work as part of team

Employer details

Employer name

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust


Harden Health Centre and to work across Walsall

Harden Road



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