May 18, 2018

School Nurse

  • Redhill School
  • Morningside, Sandton, South Africa
Full time Nurse

Job Description

SCHOOL NURSE Commencement Date: 27 AUGUST 2018 (Negotiable).

Redhill is looking to appointment a School Nurse. Reporting to the Operations Manager, the School Nurse will provide healthcare to the students and staff across the Redhill School campus.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Manage medical emergencies
Encourage students and staff to lead healthy lifestyles
Liaise with parents and teachers
Administer medication
Keep confidential records of all consultations
Referral to doctor, physiotherapist and/or psychologist where necessary
Assist in the management and promotion of the Health and Safety program
Attend weekly Health & Safety meetings
Prepare Health and Safety reports
Assist with WCA claims
Provide first aid support at sports fixtures (home fixtures)
Provide first aid support at Derby Days (Saturdays)
Maintain first aid boxes on campus and first aid bags for school tours
Organise first aid training for staff
Order stock
Organise annual Staff Wellness day
Submit a termly report to the Heads of School

Key Requirements:

Registration with the SA Nursing Council
Level 3 First Aid qualification (or willing to train to this level)
Must identify with and support the missions, values and ethos of Redhill School
Be energetic, enthusiastic, caring, adaptable, level-headed and possess good problem-solving skills
Must have a good understanding of and care for young and older people of all cultures
Must have sound interpersonal and administrative skills
Be computer literate
Be able to walk fast or run
To apply for this exciting position, please forward a full Curriculum Vitae and a Motivation Letter, together with the names and telephone numbers of three referees, to the email address below.

Redhill School reserves the right not to make an appointment. If you have not heard from the School by 14 June 2018, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

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