Current vacancies at the Trust

  • This post is only open to internal applicants.

SCPHN Student School Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Community Services
Band 5
Fixed Term - 1 Year
37.5 hours per week
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
£26,554 - £34,495 p.a inc HCA
06/05/2018 23:59

Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.

Applications for

Specialist Community Public Health Nurse Student Places with GSTT

If you are a qualified community staff nurse working in Southwark and Lambeth School Nursing Service there has never been a better time to train as a School Nurse.

We would like to support your development through offering you the opportunity to apply for fully funded and salaried (Agenda for Change band 5) training places. The School Nurse career path offers many opportunities to progress, with salaries ranging from Agenda for Change bands 6 to 8.

Applications will be accepted until 05 May 2018, for training programmes beginning in September 2018 with Kings College London and London South Bank University.

As a School Nurse, you can make a real difference to children, families and communities. You will play a fundamental role in the development of the Healthy Child Programme, promoting child development, safeguarding children, preventing social exclusion and deprivation and tackling important public health issues. Every day working as a School Nurse is different, with responsibilities including home visits, working with Early Years, Immunisation programmes, running support groups for parents and working with a range of local children’s agencies and professionals.

School Nurses have the opportunity to work flexibly in the community and are a crucial part of the healthcare team. It is a diverse role which involves being part of a wider team that provides you with support as you work to improve the health of local families.


As a qualified nurse, you can apply for a 12 month full-time course. The course comprises of 50% academic and 50% clinical placement in accordance with the University and Trust regulations.

For admission there will be a short numeracy and literacy test first and if successful, candidates will be invited for an interview.

You will need to take the numeracy and literacy assessment by the 05 May 2018.

Interviews will take place week commencing 29th May, 2018

Numeracy and literacy assessment

Please see further information and book your place by clicking on the Eventbrite link    

Please note - When submitting Trust applications please make sure you indicate at the top of your personal statement that you to have sat and passed the literacy and numeracy test so Trusts can appropriately process your application.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Kathryn Dean (School Nurse Senior Practice Teacher)

0203 049 7258


Orpha Edwards

0203 049 8713 (Practice Educator Lead)

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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