PR022114 - Trainee School Nurse

If you are a dynamic, creative and innovative Registered Nurse or Midwife who wants to improve the health and wellbeing of our children & young people and be part of the transformation of School Nursing Services in Moray, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

Health & Social Care Moray is offering the opportunity to develop a career in School Nursing as a Trainee School Nurse (band 5) with posts across the locality. These part time training posts are temporary until completion of the training programme and registration on part 3 of the NMC register when employment will be made permanent at Agenda for Change Band 6 level.

Successful applicants will commence a 2 year part time education programme at the Robert Gordon University in September 2020. The course is at Masters Level, therefore a first degree is desirable or evidence of recent academic study at level 9 is essential. You will be based in a multidisciplinary team to allow the development of theory and practice in relation to the role of the School Nurse.

It is a requirement of the course to complete 2 clinical placements, the first is for 10 weeks and a second for 13 weeks. It is essential that you are available to undertake these full time placementsto accrue the required clinical hours as stipulated by the NMC. Therefore all annual leave must be taken out with clinical practice placement times.

Joint interviews with the Robert Gordon University, (date to be confirmed) will take place following the closing date and successful shortlisting.

Successful applicants will be notified shortly after interview to enable the recruitment process to progress.

The opportunity to speak to a School Nurse to find out more about the role and responsibilities will be available. Unfortunately due to COVID-19 social distancing restrictions shadow opportunities will not be available.

For all informal enquires and/or if you would like to arrange to speak to a School Nurse, please contact:

Elaine Schiavone

Clinical Nurse Manager Health Visiting & School Nursing



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