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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/09/2021.

School Nurse

Job Reference: 271-A-21-42132

The Children's Trust
£37,638 - £44,780 (dependent upon experience)

School Nurse- The Children’s Trust School

Full Time: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £37,638 - £44,780 (dependent upon experience and inclusive of London weighting: Band 6)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a School Nurse to join The Children’s Trust School. As the School Nurse, you will report directly to the School’s Director of Education and will be based within our non-maintained special school for children with complex education, health, care, and therapeutic needs.

Working in collaboration with the Lead School Nurse and our Multidisciplinary Team your role will be to provide clinical supervision for members of the school team, supporting children and young people with complex health needs, whilst working in partnership with their families.

For this role you will need to be a qualified Nurse, equivalent to Band 6, and it is essential that you have experience of working with children with complex health needs. Previous experience of special school nursing and an understanding of the Education agenda for Children & Young People is desirable.

You will need to be a highly motivated, enthusiastic individual with the ability to demonstrate a flexible attitude to competing commitments to workload. Our ambition is for all children with brain injury and neurodisability to have the opportunity to live the best life possible.

This is a great opportunity to develop a career where you make a significant and lasting difference to the lives of thousands of children and families.

If you would like to discuss the role please contact Elaine Lush, School Business & Admin Manager, on 01737 365 816 or

Please be aware that a significant proportion of your annual leave entitlement will need to be taken during the school closure periods.

Closing Date: Sunday 5th Septmeber 2021.

Interview Date(s):TBC

The Children’s Trust is the UK’s leading charity for children with acquired brain injury, providing expert rehabilitation, education, therapy, and care at our national specialist centre in Tadworth, and to children and their families across the UK, via our Brain Injury Community Service.

Boasting a beautiful 24-acre site in Surrey, we are located just outside of London, close to the M25 (accessible via Junction 8, A217 to Tadworth) and easily accessible via National Rail, by way of: Clapham Junction, Sutton and Epsom.

The work we do is highly rewarding, and in addition to an attractive salary, we offer a valuable range of benefits, including: free on-site parking; subsidised cafeteria; on-site staff accommodation (subject to availability); the ability to retain your NHS pension (where applicable) or the opportunity to join an alternative scheme; and the opportunity to develop and implement your expertise in an environment that is as unusual in its beautiful historic nature, as it is unique in its state-of-the-art facilities.

The Children’s Trust is fully committed to protecting children and young people. All posts at The Children's Trust are subject to an enhanced DBS check. If you are applying to The Children's Trust, and are already registered with the DBS update service, this will speed up the recruitment process significantly.

At The Children’s Trust we recognise how important it is to have leadership that reflects the children, young people and families that we support. We also recognise that staff, comprised of a range of skills, backgrounds and experiences will help us to better understand the needs of those we support, and how we can best represent their interests.We, therefore, particularly welcome applications from disabled people, individuals from diverse ethnic backgrounds and those from other under-represented groups. The Children’s Trust is committed to achieving equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) across all levels of the organisation.








This advert for a vacancy with The Children's Trust appears under the authority of Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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