Job Description

To work autonomously as part of the school nursing team, to promote the health and wellbeing of school aged children and young people in all aspects of physical. Mental and emotional health.  This is achieved through health surveillance and screening, detecting signs of ill health and abnormalities and supporting independent lifestyle choices to promote health in both the school and community setting.

NHS Lanarkshire

Have you always wanted to work with NHS Lanarkshire? Then this might be the opportunity for you to join Team Lanarkshire!

Here at NHS Lanarkshire, we put the patient at the heart of everything we do. Each colleague within the organisation plays a key role in how we deliver our healthcare services.

We proudly serve a population of 655,000 across rural and urban communities in in both North and South Lanarkshire. NHS Lanarkshire is comprised of Acute Services (which currently provide hospital based services over 3 main sites), Corporate & Property & Support Services, North and South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnerships which provide integrated primary healthcare and social care services to local communities and surrounding areas.

What we’ll need you to bring

  • Registered Nurse with valid NMC Registration
  • Full UK/EU/EEA Driving Licence
  • 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

It would be great if you also have

  • Some experience working within a community setting.
  • Experience working with children.
  • Knowledge of the immunisation programme for children age 5-19.
  • Awareness and understanding of
  • child protection issues and protocol
  • Knowledge of child development/disease i.e asthma

Contract type

Fixed Term until 26/06/2024

Part Time

30 hours

Please note this is a part time post and the salary for this position will be pro-rata.

Please note this is a fixed term post until 26/06/2024. Where a post only has temporary funding and an existing member of NHS Lanarkshire staff wishes to apply, this will be treated as a secondment. The employee MUST already have written agreement from their line manager to be released on a secondment before applying for the post.

Location and Working Pattern

This role will be based in School Immunisation Team within Coathill Hospital.

The working pattern for this role is 8am -4 pm, Monday – Friday (Term Time Contract)

Looking to find out more?

If you’re looking to find out a bit more, then we would love to hear from you!

Please contact Donna Ferguson, Interim Team Leader on

For enquiries regarding the application form or recruitment process, please contact Kirsty McGeachy, Recruitment Administrator on   (Please remember to include the job title and reference number in your email)

Why NHS Lanarkshire?

Join us and you will discover a supportive environment where you will have the chance to add to your skills and further your career.

Some of NHS Lanarkshire’s benefits include:

  • A minimum of 27 days annual leave increasing with length of service
  • A minimum of 8 days of public holidays
  • Membership of NHS Pension Scheme, with life insurance benefits (for more information on the NHS Pension Scheme visit the Scottish Public Pension)
  • Paid sick leave increasing with length of service
  • Occupational health services
  • Employee Counselling services
  • Work-life Balance policies and procedures

NHS Lanarkshire have a range of support services on topics that can impact both on your working and personal life including occupational health, spiritual care and independent counselling. This support can be accessed using the links on this page.

Further Information

For more information on the role, please refer to the Job Description. If you’re looking for more information on the recruitment process, organisation or the services we provide, please refer to our information pack, or our recruitment webpage.


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