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Nurse - Stanmore House School

Job details
Job Type:Nurses Therapists
Job Location:Lanarkshire
Service:Stanmore House School
Contract Type:Permanent
Hours:26.25 per week
Salary Details:£15.37ph
Salary Band:Competitive Salary
Closing Date:8 December 2017
Job Reference:CS171113

About our Service

The Service at Stanmore supports children and young people who have complex additional support and exceptional health care needs. The service has the capacity to assess and meet the holistic, educational, allied health and social care needs of children and young people whenever those needs arise throughout the whole year. Overarching all aspects of the support we provide to the children and young people in our care is the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014. We place a significant emphasis on Getting it Right for Every Child by placing them and their families at the centre of every aspect of their care.

The post holder will be part of a multidisciplinary Allied Health & Nursing team working across Learning Provision services including schools, residential and short breaks services to ensure optimal outcomes for the children and young people. The team includes Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech and Language Therapy, Dietetics and Nursing. Each team provides specialist assessment, management, care planning, programmes of intervention, training and advice regarding each individual child's healthcare needs to everyone involved with them to maximise their potential and quality of life.

Do you want to make a real difference to people's lives?

We are currently looking to recruit a Nurse to join our Allied Health Team at Stanmore. You will be required to work as part of a wider team within both social care and educational settings to support children and young people with a variety of health care needs.

Your primary role as a nurse within the team is to co-ordinate and provide for individual health care needs in order to enable and maximise the experiences we provide to the children and young people in our care.

In order to meet the needs of the children and young people in our care, nursing is arranged in rotational shifts covering 24 hours, 7 days per week.

Key Requirements

You will have a suitable qualification in Nursing and will be register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. You will have proven post-qualification experience in working with people with learning and physical disabilities with associated complex health needs but preferably working with children and young people.

You will have a holistic approach to nursing and proven skills in:

  • Supporting people with epilepsy
  • Administering of emergency medication
  • Supporting clients with enteral feeding
  • Prioritising work and taking the lead in the event of an emergency situation
  • Effective organisation and communication
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Basic IT

General Information

  • Capability Scotland is committed to providing services which embrace diversity and which promote equality of opportunity. We are happy to consider job-share applications.
  • Capability Scotland is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people and as such undertakes to conduct thorough pre-employment checks on all preferred candidates.
  • A copy of Capability Scotland's Equality and Diversity Policy is available on the Intranet or upon request from the HR Department. Capability Scotland, Scottish Charity SC011330.

Disability Confident Employer

As a Disability Confident Employer we are committed to employing and retaining disabled people; we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job and consider them on their abilities and we will make reasonable adjustments to ensure disabled people are not disadvantaged when applying for and doing their jobs.

Contact Information

For further information please contact the person below quoting reference
number CS171113

Contact Name:                     Liz Morton

Contact Email:                      sandra.douglas@capability-scotland.org.uk

Contact Number:                  01555 665041

Interview Details
TBC