Band 7 College Nurse

(Scale PO4, £37,396 - £40,129 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance (FTE £39,774 - £42,681 per annum))
Location: Wyvern House, Uxbridge, UB8 2XN Hours: 36 hours per week, Term Time plus four weeks in non-term time

Closing Date: 27/01/2020

Job Description

You will work within the Nursing Team in conjunction with lecturing staff, promoting good health and wellbeing in all students by contributing to the development and implementation of the Colleges/Academies and Associates health care practice. You will be expected to provide a high quality service to our students to ensure that all individuals ‘can learn and achieve.’ You will also provide a health link to our Academy schools as required.

Nurse – Job Description

Person Specification

You will have experience of working with people with disabilities and a particular interest in learning disabilities, including epilepsy and other neurological disorders, such as intellectual disability and autism.

You must have:

First Level Nursing qualification – Minimum 4 years’ post registration experience. Further higher relevant studies preferred.

Experience of working with young people and adults with learning disabilities.

Ability to work autonomously and as an independent practitioner.

Worked as part of a multi-disciplinary team of therapy, medical, educational and care colleagues.

Provided clinical expertise including initial assessment and therapeutic interventions

Experience of mentoring/ teaching other staff including teaching staff, apprentices and student nurses

Responsibility for training members of staff including Enteral Feeds, Medication and First Aid.

Nurse – Person Specification


Further Information

Orchard Hill College operates out of sites at Carshalton, Camberwell, New Malden, Wandsworth and Uxbridge. For this particular role, we are looking to recruit specifically in Beaconsfield Centre. We provide a non-residential stimulating learning environment for students with learning difficulties and disabilities. A specialist day college, we treat our students with the dignity and respect they deserve and provide them with more opportunities than ever before to be part of the local community.

Application Guidance

To apply, please send your completed application form to

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing Date: 8am Monday 27th January 2020

OHC&AT are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

As a result of outstanding teaching, over time students make excellent progress and develop the knowledge and skills they need to achieve their goals.
Ofsted November 2019

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