Job Description

Permanent – Full Time -Term Time + 2 weeks – January 2024 start

An opportunity has arisen for a qualified professional Registered Mental Health Nurse (DipHE or BSc) with a current active NMC PIN, to join our nursing team in our dedicated Health and Wellbeing Centre. The Health and Wellbeing Centre provides medical, wellbeing, counselling, and pastoral support services to our student community at Prior Park College and potentially at The Paragon School. There are approximately 150 boarders and 450 day students at Prior Park College and 260 day pupils at The Paragon. Prior Park College, Bath is an exceptional 11-18 HMC senior school set in a stunning 57-acre estate in the City of Bath World Heritage Centre.

We are inviting applications for a permanent Registered Mental Health Nurse position, full time to work, term time plus two weeks to join our friendly team from January 2024.

The Registered Mental Health Nurse is a key role, working closely with the Lead Nurse and the Head of Compliance to support the proactive strategy for student health, including first aid, and pastoral care provision in the School. Will report directly to and be line-managed by the Lead Nurse with day to day responsibility for their own work priorities and maintenance of high standards and will provide high quality mental and physical health care to students and will seek to develop the role to reflect the needs and demands of the School Community to include mental and physical health, administrative and pastoral care responsibilities.

The post holder will have access to confidential information, always requiring absolute discretion and will deal with a range of internal and external stakeholders and be responsible for supporting the Lead Nurse to deliver effective holistic care to the students. Will also liaise with relevant members of staff, as required for the development of the service, and for the greater benefit of Prior Park Schools.

Prior Park Schools offer excellent working conditions in beautiful surroundings with an attractive rewards package. Salary commensurate with experience – TBC.

Prior Park Schools are a family of Christian schools comprising Prior Park College (Bath), The Paragon Junior School (Bath) and Prior Park School Gibraltar.

The Schools’ Mission is to steward a thriving family of communities with love for the young people they serve at their heart. These vibrant communities cultivate creativity, foster integrity, and transform lives.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the school is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

The School reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made. Applicants are therefore encouraged to apply early.

Interviewing on receipt of successful application.

To apply for a position with Prior Park Educational Trust, we ask that the candidates complete an application form, available from our website:

For further details, or to arrange a visit to Prior Park College Medical Centre or a telephone conversation with our nursing team ahead of application/interview, please contact HR on 01225 835353 or