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Public Health Nurse Practitioner - School Nurse

Job Reference: 841-19-180-BR

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust
Childrens and Young People's Service
Gloucester Locality, based at Rikenel, Montpellier, Gloucester.
£24,214-£30,112 pro rata per annum

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust was formed on Tuesday 1st October 2019, following the merger of 2gether NHS Foundation Trust and Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust. The two Trusts joined together to provide integrated mental health, physical health and learning disability services to communities.

School Nurse

Band: 5

Salary: £24,214-£30,112 pro rata

Hours: 30 – 37.5hrs per week

Location: Gloucester locality, based at Rikenel, Montpellier, Gloucester.

Join us in Gloucestershire for an exciting new career…

We are seeking new School Nurses to join our existing teams

Are you a qualified nurse who is;

  • dynamic and innovative, seeking a new challenge

  • wanting to help children, families and young people to make the best choices for their health and wellbeing

  • able to support and respond to children young people and families most in need

  • wanting to help safeguard children and young people of Gloucestershire at risk of harm

  • interested in working in partnership with public sector and voluntary and community sector colleagues to achieve the best outcomes for children, young people and their families

  • enthusiastic and motivated to develop and deliver plans to improve health outcomes for individuals, families and communities?


We offer:

  • Mobile working with laptops and electronic records, enabling place based care.
  • We have developed social media platforms and use a texting service in response to requests of young people and families.
  • Diverse work in a skill-mixed team developed through robust competency frameworks
  • An Induction Programme to underpin transition into role
  • Clinical Supervision, Restorative Supervision and Safeguarding Children Supervision to support professional practice

For informal enquiries about posts please contact:

Bridget Davies Head of School Nursing


Phone 07970 954 971

This post is subject to an Enhanced/Standard DBS check with a Children’s Barring List check. Successful candidates are expected to undertake a DBS check at their own cost and sign up to the DBS update service.

Shortlisiting Date: Monday 9th September 2019



Applicants who have been shortlisted will be contacted via NHS Jobs. Please check your account regularly. If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of the closing date you have probably not been shortlisted. We are sorry that on some occasions we are unable to let you know the outcome of your application personally. The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

Applicants should note that all appointments to Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust are subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probation period.(excluding Medical Staffing appointments).

Successful candidates are expected to self-fund either an enhanced or standard or basic DBS check, and sign up to the DBS update service if required for the role.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authority transfer system to verify service, pension, sick pay entitlement and pay grade. Your permission will be sought at application and /or later in the process.

Flexible working arrangements will be considered. Any request will be set against genuine operational requirements and limitations and it is not obligatory for a manager to accede to the request.

For positions Band 8a and above there is a requirement to participate in an on-call rota to ensure a high quality of care for patients at all times and continued support to all staff with access to the right knowledge and expertise. For further information on this please consult the job description.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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