Job Description

Job reference: 095335

Location: University Hospital Wishaw

Job closing date: 15/05/2022

Job posted date: 29/04/2022

Salary: Band 5 (£26,104 – £32,915)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: ICCNS

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Lanarkshire

We have an excellent opportunity for a Registered Nurse for an Additional Needs School.,

This is a full-time post working Mon-Fri 0900-1700 and requires the post holder to have a valid UK driver’s licence.

The post holder will facilitate and co-ordinate a family focussed, holistic package of care for children who have complex health care needs, which empowers and enables families to remain independent and competent in coping with their child’s condition and to enhance the child and family’s quality of life. The post holder will assist with planning, providing and evaluating specialist nursing care in the community setting to meet the care needs of acutely and chronically ill children at home and within an education setting. The post holder will be working within highly challenging and sensitive areas such as Child Protection, caring for the dying child and bereavement.


Registered Sick Children’s/Child Branch Nurse with valid NMC Registration

The post holder will be required to demonstrate excellent team working skills with the ability to work using own initiative

Effective listening, communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to work with people and as part of a multidisciplinary team

Excellent time management skills

Working knowledge of basic information technology.

Informal enquiries regarding the post will be welcomed by

If you have any queries regarding the application form or recruitment process, please contact

Please note: we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the advert once a sufficient amount of applications are received.  Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage.

‘In NHS Lanarkshire we are committed to recruiting a workforce that fully reflects the diverse make-up of our society. A place where every individual can thrive, develop and succeed based on skill, knowledge and talent, regardless of race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, care experienced* or any other dimension that can be used to differentiate people from one another.

*Care experienced applicants are people who live/have lived with foster parents/kinship carers or who live/have lived in a residential children’s setting/secure unit.’

Whilst this advertisement may be for a specific post(s) in a particular location, applicants who are shortlisted for an interview may be considered for similar vacancies in alternative locations.

NHS Lanarkshire has a legal obligation to ensure that it does not employ any worker who has not been granted the relevant permission to work in the UK. This permission is without exception granted by the UK Border Agency. We are required to check the entitlement to work in the UK of all prospective employees, regardless of nationality or job category.

Candidates who require a Certificate of Sponsorship can access further information on the UK Border Agency’s new points-based system that now governs the way individuals from outside the UK can work at

If you require a Skilled Worker Visa, please seek further guidance on current immigration rules which can be found on the Home Office website: UK Visas and Immigration – GOV.UK ( before applying.