School Nurse or Healthcare Practitioner

  • Job Reference: 00003963-1
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Thomas Telford School
  • Location: Telford, Shropshire
  • Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
  • Sector: Education / Childcare, Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Thomas Telford School, Shropshire

Required As soon as possible


 School Nurse or Healthcare Practitioner

Term Time only + PD Days

Salary £25,000 - £30,000 pro rata

(NHS Band 5 equivalent)

Dependent upon experience and qualifications



This 11-18 City Technology College with an enrolment of 1500 students is seeking to appoint a School Nurse or an experienced Health Care Practitioner to join our Safeguarding and Wellbeing team at one of the top performing Schools in the country.


The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing the Medical Room and being the first point of contact
  • Administering First Aid where appropriate
  • Liaising with parents and carers on a daily basis in relation to student illness
  • Liaising with appropriate colleagues regarding students with long term illnesses
  • Preparing regular reports and data in relation to the medical provision
  • Attending meetings in relation to individual students
  • Ensuring the Medical Room is fully stocked at all times
  • Ensuring compliance with laws surrounding the secure storage and record keeping of medical equipment and medicines
  • Taking decisions and providing advice regarding referrals to other health care providers


(This is an example of duties and is not an exhaustive list)


The successful candidate should have experience in the first line management of minor illness and injury, including additional training in chronic health conditions such as diabetes, asthma, epilepsy, anaphylaxis and in the use of a defibrillator.


Application Forms can be downloaded from Please send applications to Sir Kevin Satchwell, Headmaster, Thomas Telford School, Old Park Telford TF3 4NW or email to All enquiries welcome via telephone or email.


The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All successful candidates will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring (DBS) Check and two employment references.