Job Description

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

Location –

Highland Health & Social Care

Post Title –

 – 37.5 hours per week

Salary Scale: Band 5 £28,384 – £35,365 p.a.

(Please Note NHS application forms will not be accepted, see below to apply)

We are currently seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated, trainee school nurse to join our teams in Inverness.  The post is full time – 37.5 hours.  You will work for The Highland Council with Agenda for Change terms and conditions.  You will undertake a Masters/MSc, Advancing Practice School Nursing.

The school nurse role will have focus on prevention, early intervention, and support for the most vulnerable children over five years who are been identified as being at risk. The school nurse role will concentrate primarily on ten priority areas under the overall headings of vulnerable children and families, mental health and wellbeing, and risk-taking behaviour.

The service is provided in a variety of settings, particularly in schools but also within the communities, clients’ homes, and other community settings.

Once qualified, you will be working as an autonomous practitioner with families, young children, and vulnerable individuals, this means you must be approachable, friendly and have excellent communication skills. Time management and organizational skills are essential.

Job requirements –

NMC Registrant at degree level.

Informal enquiries regarding the post to: Louise Lee, E-mail: Louise

Application Forms and Job Descriptions are available online reference number – HGH13002. If you are unable to apply online and you wish to request an offline application please contact Business Support 01955 608279 (24 hour Voicemail) quoting the post reference number above.

Please quote reference in the subject line of your email – HGH13002.

Closing date for completed applications: Monday 29th May 2023.


For more information on how to apply, please click here.