Lead Nurse (Education) HRIN51578

Recruiter
Blue Octopus Recruitment Limited
Location
Openshaw, Manchester
Salary
£34165/annum
Posted
24 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Lead Nurse (Education) HRIN51578
Salary £34,165
Openshaw

Our client are recruiting for a Lead Nurse to manage nursing and medical services for their FE Students at Bridge College, Openshaw. Bridge College is a non-residential specialist FE college. They meet the needs of approximately 80 students up to the age of 25 years with learning difficulties and disabilities, complex needs, communication disorders and autism.

You will supervise the medical practice of staff and support the delivery of health related educational programmes. You will ensure the health and wellbeing of all students, taking responsibility for the medical care delivered.

Key responsibilities

• To manage nursing and medical services in support of students’ learning and progress across the College, including external activity and as necessary in the wider organization
• To assess the medical and nursing needs of students, determine, plan and supervise provision of services, and liaise with senior colleagues and the multidisciplinary team
• To carry out clinical audit, monitor the skills of staff and maintain accurate records of competency
• To deliver and supervise the delivery of high quality nursing services working within NMC guidelines for good nursing practice
• To advise and direct senior managers and teaching staff on medical matters
• To take an active role in the support planning process, including home visits and school assessments

The ideal candidate will be a NMC Registered Nurse with experience of working within a multidisciplinary team and a range of external agencies. You will also hold up to date knowledge and understanding in current clinical practice.

Please see attached Job Description for further information.

Benefits

Our client is a company committed to its employees. As a company in addition to a competitive salary they offer many additional benefits to our employees:

• Pension Auto-enrolment
• Death in Service Scheme
• Recognized Training and Qualifications
• Childcare vouchers, aiming to assist employees with families

Hours

37.5 hours per week 43 weeks per annum, the salary is pro rata’d to this. You will sometimes be required to work across a range of sites.

Our client

Our client provides a range of social care, special education, community support and consultancy services in the North West of England. The charity is one of the North West’s largest providers of residential homes for children from short-term emergency care to long-term placements.

Their fostering service provides family placements in the North West and neighbouring regions.

They provide some of the leading specialist education services in the North-West region, operating a range of special schools, a further education college and centres supporting those who cannot attend mainstream schools. In addition, they offer a wide range of training, consultancy and support services for parents and carers.

They provide an environment that is safeguarded and as part of their safer recruitment policy, successful candidates will be required to undergo and enhanced DBS check (no cost) and references will be taken.
They value diversity and are committed to equal opportunities. As long as you meet their needs you will be offered an interview.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email