Job Description

Job Reference: J239-A-21-2478

Employer: Tower Hamlets GP Care Group CIC
Location: Tower Hamlets
Salary: £37,638 to £44,780 (inclusive of HCAS)

School Nurse – Specialist Community Public Health Nurse

Tower Hamlets Integrated 0-19 Service

Band 6 Salary plus NHS pension.


Tower Hamlets is a stimulating place to work; it is an area steeped in history and culture. The borough covers a diverse range of localities, including most of the traditional East End, encompassing the historic Tower of London, St Katherine’s docks and Canary Wharf and its unmistakable skyline, one of the main financial centres in the UK. Tower Hamlets is also the location of London’s most famous markets – two of these, Petticoat Lane, which can trace its origins back to the mid-19th Century and Spitalfields market, are both thriving areas.

The borough’s diversity extends to a rich food culture with the famous curry and bagel houses dotted alongside trendy bars and a celebrated street food scene in Brick Lane.

Tower Hamlets is proud of its multicultural heritage and thriving community spirit where people come together to support each other. This is the engaging community that the Tower Hamlets GP Care Group CIC School Health and Wellbeing Service are based.

The School Health and Wellbeing team, an integrated 0-19 service, which includes Health Visiting and Family Nurse Partnership (FNP), is supported by the Safeguarding Team. We work in partnership withschools including the Pupil Referral Units, to support children, young people and their families to ensure that pupils’ health needs are supported within their school and their community to achieve the best health and wellbeing outcomes. This includes those children who are electively home educated.

Please click onto the link provided within the additional information document to read about a Day In The Life of a Tower Hamlets GP Care Group School Nurse.

The Tower Hamlets GP Care Group is a dynamic organisation with an exceptional relationship with local partners, including our commissioners who readily support the service.

We have a number of opportunities for Band 6 Specialist Community Public Health Nurses – School Nurses on full-time or part-time contracts. If you hold the SCPHN School Nursing qualification, we want to hear from you! We invite you to apply for an opportunity to work in this stimulating borough and join our forward-thinking organisation.

We look forward to seeing you!

Tower Hamlets GP Care Group completes the six NHS Employment Check Standards for all recruits.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

Applicants should be aware that all relevant jobs that are subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 will require a Disclosure and Barring Service check for any previous criminal convictions. This will include an enhanced check and barred list check, depending on the nature of the job.

Tower Hamlets GP Care Group is an Inclusive Employer

We have made a positive commitment to employing disabled people and guarantee to interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum essential criteria for the role as set out in the job description.