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Caithness Area Office Market Place Wick, KW1 4AB
£28,384 - £35,365 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37.5 hours per week

Job Description

Post Title:   School Nurse Trainee
:    Wick
Hours:        37.5 hours per week
Duration:   Permanent
Salary:       Band 5 £28,384 - £35,365 p.a.

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

Contact  Person:  Louise Lee E-mail:  or Toni Barker E-mail:

Job  Purpose: The School Nursing service works within and overarching model of Mental Health and Wellbeing focussing on the impact of inequality and poverty.

School Nurses work within localities, their workload is driven by the needs of Children and Young people and focusses on the impact of poverty and inequality. 

As a trainee School Nurse you will undertake the Advanced Practice – School Nursing qualification delivered by RGU. On completion of the Advanced practice qualification you will move into a Band 6 School Nurse post within the Caithness locality

Please APPLY  ONLINE. If you are unable to apply online and you wish to request an offline application pack, please contact Business Support, T: 01955 608279 (24 hour voicemail) quoting the post reference number above.

Please find the Job Description below.

The Highland Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, representative of the communities we serve. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing within the workplace.

As a disability confident employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria requirements for the post.

Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated.  Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.


Current First Level Registration, first level degree or similar, with the academic ability to work towards a School Nursing degree/post graduate certificate.

At least 1 years post registration experience.

Ability to travel for business.

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