Senior Nurse

From September 2019.
Term time only plus 3 weeks, totalling 37 weeks per year.
Closing date: noon, Monday 15 July 2019.

HMC Co-educational boarding and day school for students aged 11–18

Leighton Park School is set in over sixty acres of beautiful parkland near to the heart of Reading. Leighton Park offers a distinctive atmosphere that creates achievement with values, character and community. Founded on Quaker principles, we seek to inspire each student to fulfil their academic and personal potential and be reflective, purposeful adults. We appoint candidates who will contribute and thrive in our vibrant community.

We are looking for a Registered School Nurse who will have sympathy with, and give support to, the educational aims and Quaker ethos of the School. You will lead and manage a well-established team of committed and professional nurses in the provision of first aid and nursing services to students, staff and visitors including developing and implementing a healthy lifestyles strategy across the School community. Working in co-operation with the School Doctors according to agreed policies and protocols, you will plan and deliver access arrangements for nursing consultation, care and referral. 

Our Senior Nurse will also contribute to the organisation of the Health Centre and the part it plays in meeting the health care needs of the population which may involve an on-call and emergency call service out of normal working hours, i.e. evenings, nights and weekends on a shared rota basis. 

The school offers a supportive and professional workplace with excellent terms, conditions and benefits.

To apply, please download an application pack from our website and email it to

Application documents can also be downloaded below.

If you require further information, please call HR on 0118 987 9600.

Closing date: Midday, 15th July 2019.
Interviews will be held shortly thereafter.

Leighton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, therefore the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our recruitment process.

Please download a job description and person specification below:

Senior Nurse Job Descripton 2019

Senior Nurse Person Specification 2019

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