A conscientious, motivated, enthusiastic and innovative RGN with several years experience of working in schools. Having a thorough understanding of public health issues, children’s policies and recent health care developments. Experience of being a point of contact in schools for pupils, parents and teachers requiring health advice, support or information.
Fully aware of current local and national policies and strategies relating to children and young people. Presently looking for a suitable school nurse position with a reputable school.
Coventry High School – Coventry SCHOOL NURSE June 2008 - Present
Working to promote the health and wellbeing of school age children, young people and families & carer's. Having responsibility to give support and direction to Primary Years Advisers and School Nurse Assistants.
Creating and administrating individual health care plans for children.
Planning, delivering and evaluating health education programmes in the school.
Undertake home visits when required.
Contributing to the decision making process in child protection conferences.
Updating and maintaining accurate administrative records.
Determining the fitness of children for immunisation.
Identifying and referring vulnerable children to appropriate agencies.
Building relations ships with parent groups and the local community.
Organising induction programmes for new staff.
KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Able to work responsibly and under own initiative.
Knowledge of administering immunisations and deciding on the fitness of children.
Able to monitor and evaluate care interventions.
Ability to organise and prioritise work.
Experience of dealing with child protection agencies.
Maintain a professional attitude at all times.
A caring and confident attitude.
Promoting good parenting skills.
Providing a school-based drop-in advice service.
Can identify the public health needs of the school age population within a defined caseload and determine the priorities for action.
BSc (Hons) Emergency Nursing
Nuneaton University 2005 - 2008
A levels: Maths (A) English (B) Technology (B) Science (C)
Coventry Central College 2003 - 2005