Part-time Nurse

Location: Loretto School, Musselburgh

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified Registered Nurse to work part time (20 hours a week), 4 hours a day, any 5 days out of 6 Monday to Saturday a week within the School's Medical Centre. This is a term-time only role.

The Medical Centre provides a high standard of health care and welfare support for our pupils. We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic Registered Nurse to join our team providing a holistic approach to the care of pupils, which includes health promotion, PHSE and minor injury assessment. Responsibilities will include providing pupils with treatment and advice regarding accidents, sports injuries and other medical matters, communicating as necessary with Director of Pastoral Care, Housemasters, Housekeepers and Parents whilst ensuring the Medical Centre provides the best possible nursing care for their pupils.

The successful applicant will be a registered Nurse, able to demonstrate significant nursing experience with a particular interest in adolescence-related health issues,  and capable of providing advice on sensitive issues. It is essential (s)he has an, empathetic, cheerful, calm and sensible approach with the ability to make important decisions and inspire confidence in young people as well as parents, teaching staff, Housemasters and House staff.

Experience in handling Microsoft Office packages, particularly Word, Excel and Outlook, with the willingness to become competent in operating the School's own ICT systems would be an advantage.

The post-holder must also demonstrate understanding of confidentiality within an educational environment.

If you are interested in this position, please complete the application form on our website      and email it to the Bursar’s Secretary at:

Closing Date:   Friday 31st March 2017