Job Description

Job reference: 085706

Location: NHS Forth Valley Sites

Job closing date: 08/02/2022

Job posted date: 18/01/2022

Salary: Band 6 (£33,072 – £40,736)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: School Nursing

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Forth Valley

These posts offers an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic motivated School Nurse with a post graduate Specialist Community Public Health (School Nursing) qualification, to join an evolving School Nursing Team in NHSFV.

Using a community development approach, the post holder will work in partnership with children young people and families, multidisciplinary and multiagency colleagues to identify and address health needs.

The post holder will be expected to provide an accessible, appropriate, high quality, safe, person centred and effective School Nursing Service in the community.

The post holder will be accountable for caseload management and school nursing activity and will provide leadership to manage and support the school nursing team as delegated by the Team Leader/Community Development Nurse.

Applicants must be a first level registered nurse and have a post graduate Specialist Community Public Health School Nursing qualification.

Candidates should have a working knowledge of child protection systems.

Good communication, organisational and interpersonal skills are essential.

A basic knowledge of common IT systems is required and experience of working in a leadership role would be advantageous.

Due to the geographical location, the ability and willingness to travel throughout the area of service delivery is essential for this post.

Informal enquiries to:

Sandra Gourlay, Clinical Nurse Manager, Tel: 01324 554231

Rhona Cameron, Community Development Nurse, Tel: 07580320164

The duties of this post require the successful candidate to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.  More information on this scheme can be found at

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​​​​​​​NHS Forth Valley is positive about disabled people and is committed to offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job.  Please contact the Recruitment Office on 0330 041 4694 if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you with your application and/or interview.

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