Orchard Hill

Band 6 or 7 College Nurse, Orchard Hill College – Sutton

Please note this vacancy application date has now passed

Contract: Full Time, Permanent

We are looking for a dynamic, warm friendly experienced band 6 or Band 7 registered nurse (Adult or RN LD/RN Child) with a valid NMC pin. You will be working with young people with learning disabilities aged 16 – 25 years. Dealing with daily medication administration, planned care and emergency care across the site.

You will be part of the existing nursing team who work and liaise within the integrated services team that includes Nursing, S&LTs, OT’s, Physios, and Creative Arts therapists. Working alongside lecturers, teaching teams and leaders.

You will promote good health and wellbeing in all learners by contributing to the development and implementation of the College’s/Academies and Associates health care practice. You will be expected to provide a high-quality service to our learners to ensure that all individuals ‘can and do achieve’.

The Nurses at Orchard Hill College are passionate about:

  • Supporting all young adults with all aspects of nursing care
  • Ensuring a smooth transition into college and beyond college
  • Promoting dignity, respect and trust
  • Advocating for our students voice, choice and promoting independence
  • Ensuring nursing is embedded within curriculum
  • Medical conditions and medicines management should not be a barrier to learning!
  • Staff training and competencies
  • Working towards reducing the over medication in people with Learning Disabilities
  • A can do attitude

Please see the attached job description and person specification for full details on the role and the skills, experience and knowledge we are looking for.

For an informal discussion about the role, candidates are invited to contact Shikara Rajballi (Deputy Head of Integrated Services) on 079835895596, or alternatively email srajballi@orchardhill.ac.uk

To apply for this role, please click here. You will be redirected to apply via our online TES portal. If you have any queries, please contact jobs@orchardhill.ac.uk.

Your application form will be scored according to each of the requirements laid out in the person specification for this role. Please demonstrate in your statement how your experience, skills and knowledge match the criteria that are required for the role.

Please note that CV applications cannot be considered.

Closing Date: 2nd January 2024
Interviews will take place on: 10th January 2024

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust 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.

Appointments made will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.