Band 6 SCPHN School Nurse

An amazing new job opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 SCPHN School Nurse to deliver high quality pro-active service for children and the 5-19 Healthy Child Programme in the Marlborough, Tidworth and surrounding areas.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers

The aim of the service is to reduce health inequalities, safeguard children and improve outcomes


*You will have a SCPHN School Nurse qualification as well as being a Registered General Nurse and have a full UK driving license with access to a car



As a Nurse your key duties include:

  • Develop and foster effective professional relationships and networks with schools and other key partners

  • Provide school age children/young people with a service that promotes their physical, mental, emotional health and wellbeing.

    This will include partnership working with their families, schools and other agencies

  • To promote health and wellbeing through drop in, health education sessions and signposting

  • Referring/introducing to partner agencies as required

  • To contribute to multi-agency early support assessment of children and young people and take on lead professional role where appropriate

  • Understanding the concept of clinical governance and safeguarding.

    Using this knowledge and skills to identify, assess and safeguard vulnerable children and families

  • Role modelling excellence and leadership skills within scope of practice

  • Contributing to the school nursing service in the defined locality through proactive leadership, autonomy and innovative practice to meet the health needs of school age children under the leadership of the SCPHN for school nursing

  • Working flexibly across organisational boundaries to contribute towards the identification of population health needs in line with Virgin Care's policies and priorities for the supervision of learners and colleagues

The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

  • You will also need to be confident using IT systems and be able to demonstrate working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages i.e.

    Outlook, Word, and Excel

  • Experience in leading and working in school nursing teams

  • Experience in leading interventions to improve outcomes and safeguard children and young people

  • Working knowledge of the tools and programmes used in school nursing to improve outcomes for children

The successful Nurse will receive an excellent salary up to £37,890 per annum.

We currently have vacancies for both Full Time or Part Time opportunities available.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

  • NHS pension

  • Access to our Strive for Better networks, a national support and professional network made up of NHS professionals like you, giving you the chance to constantly develop industry-leading care and quality

  • Access to Virgin Tribe -our staff benefits scheme which grants you access to premier offers and discount off all Virgin products including flights, holidays, gyms and media, along with regular competitions and giveaways

  • Access to our free well-being service available 24/7/365 online and by telephone including; counsellors, post trauma incident support, legal, debt and practical life management helpline, guided self-help, telephonic career coaching and monthly well-being newsletters

  • We are pleased to offer access to Wagestream - which lets you track your pay throughout the month and stream your earned wages into your bank account if you need them.

    No more high-interest loans or overdraft fees - simply get paid as you go

  • A committed Learning and Development team who work closely with Universities and Health Education England to further your potential and support your progression

  • Access to a range of courses and e-learning to develop further skills, bespoke career pathways and opportunities continuing your professional development

  • Innovative forward-thinking culture with the opportunity to put forward your ideas to contribute to the way we work.

    You will be encouraged to apply for national funding to drive your initiatives locally to benefit our patients and service users

  • Rewarding and supportive teams, you will be recognised and have opportunities to recognise others by nominating for local and national awards annually and taking part in our new virtual “Ask our Executives” event, where you can submit questions to the board and hear updates regularly on company strategy and objectives

  • Working in an environment focused on the highest clinical and quality standards with 100% of our services being rated overall good or outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

Reference ID: 5053

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV

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