Job Description

Job reference: 100671

Location: Templeton Business Centre

Job closing date: 20/05/2022

Job posted date: 29/04/2022

Salary: Band 6 (£33,072 – £40,736)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Child Health

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing – School Nursing

(Opportunity for existing NMC Part 1 registered staff)

  To undertake SCPHN School Nurse Programme commencing September 2022

Diploma (Masters Level)

   The course is full time over one year at the University of the West of Scotland

As part of our Workforce Planning within the School Nursing service we are offering all an opportunity to access the Specialist Community Public Health Nursing – School Nursing programme commencing in September 2022 at the University of the West of Scotland.  NHS GG&C wishes to share this exciting opportunity for nurses keen to pursue a career in School Nursing and who wish to make a difference in children and young people’s lives. These full time trainee school nurse posts are available for nurses as part of the NHS GG&C School Nursing Workforce Plan.  Applications are invited from nurses registered with a First Level Degree, and evidence of recent Continuing Professional Development. Applicants should have transferrable experience and demonstrate leadership skills acquired in current and previous roles.  On successful completion of the programme new graduates will progress to a substantive School Nurse post Band 6 when registered on Part 3 of the NMC Register, within a Health and Social Care Partnership to support local service plans for school aged children and young people.  Posts will be predominantly in Glasgow City HSCP, West Dunbartonshire and Renfrewshire HSCP areas.  Graduates will be expected to consolidate practice within NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde for two years post registration.  Your application should be completed on Job train and your current Line Manager must be one of your references.

Interviews will be held by a MS Teams on 22, 23 and 23 June 2022.

An essay (details of this below) must also be submitted separately before the closing date to:-

Ruth Astbury (

And Jo Milne (

For information and discussion regarding this opportunity, please contact

The short essay assignment is:

In 500 – 1000 words, please identify what your priorities will be, as a qualified School Nurse, within your School Health Team?

This short assignment should be justified using relevant and current literature and should include a list of references at the end.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

An information session has been arranged on Tuesday 10th May 2022 – 16.00 to 17.00 via MS Teams.  If you would like to attend this session, please email Annie Hair ( who will send  you the link.

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde encourages applications from all sections of the community. We promote a culture of inclusion across the organisation and are proud of the diverse workforce we have.

By signing the Armed Forces Covenant, NHSGGC has pledged its commitment to being a Forces Friendly Employer. We support applications from across the Armed Forces Community, recognising military skills, experience and qualifications during the recruitment and selection process.