Vacancy : School Health Practitioner

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The Royal School for the Blind (RSB), Liverpool offers educational placements for children with visual impairments and moderate to severe learning disabilities.  Placements at the school are for both day and residential children. 

It is the aim of the School to provide the highest educational and care opportunities for all our children. The ages of the young people range from 2 – 19 years.

Special School Lead Paediatric Nurse or School Health Practioner

Start Date:              To be negotiated with School

Salary:                    (Band 6 – 8a). Negotiable depending upon experience

Location:                Church Road North, Wavertree, Liverpool L15 6TQ

Contract type:        Full time, term time only.

Contract term:       Permanent, term time only.

We are looking for a motivated and suitably qualified school nurse to lead our team at RSB. You will have excellent communication skills and will be keen to promote the health of our children and work closely with our staff and families. You will promote our vision and seek to maintain the reputation of RSB in all aspects of your work. You will be skilled at working in partnership with a range of professionals and be a team player as well as being able to work independently as required. You will demonstrate the leadership required to oversee the health care for our full age range as well as manage staff as needed. You will train and evaluate the competence of relevant medical training for staff.

The role is term time based with an additional week for CPD training in the school holidays. There is the possibility of extra work for 1 week of our holiday club (if required)

Closing date: Friday 1st December 12pm noon

Shortlisting: Friday 1st December PM

Interview date: Tuesday 5th December

Applications are welcome from those with enthusiasm and commitment.

The school and the residential provision are rated outstanding by Ofsted.

The post will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

For further information about us please visit our website

Further details and an application pack available from:

vanessa. Please note CVs are not accepted.

Return applications to: Email: or post to

Karen Bibby, Head of Finance and Administration, Church Road North, Wavertree, Liverpool L15 6TQ.  Tel:  0151 733 1012

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