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Nurse - Stanmore House School

Job details
Job Type:Nurses & Therapists
Job Location:Lanarkshire
Service:Stanmore House School
Contract Type:Permanent
Hours:30 hours per week
Salary Details:£15.57 per hour
Salary Band:£20000 - £25000
Closing Date:21 October 2020
Job Reference:CS200121

Do you want to make a real difference to people's lives?

We are currently looking to recruit 2 Nurses to join our Allied Health Team at Stanmore. You will be required to work as part of a wider team within both care and educational settings to support our young people with a variety of health care needs.

Your primary role as a nurse within the team is to co-ordinate and provide for individual health needs in order to enable and maximise the experiences we provide to our young people.

In order to meet the needs of the children and young people in our care, nursing is arranged in rotational shifts covering 24 hours, 7 days per week.

Why work for Capability Scotland?

  • Rewarding Career Choice
  • 32 Days Annual Leave (increasing to 37 days with service)
  • Competitive pay of £15.57 per hour
  • Extensive Training Provided
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • Free 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
  • Professional Development and support for SVQ
  • Death in Service Benefits for all staff
  • Access to Credit Union

Key Requirements

You will have a suitable qualification in Nursing and will be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. You will have proven post-qualification experience in working with people with learning and physical disabilities with associated complex health needs but preferably working with children and young people.

You will have a holistic approach to nursing and proven skills in:

  • Supporting people with epilepsy
  • Administering of emergency medication
  • Supporting clients with enteral feeding
  • Prioritising work and taking the lead in the event of an emergency situation
  • Effective organisation and communication
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Basic IT

How to apply:

Please download an application form, complete it and email us this to:

Contact Information

For further information please contact the person below quoting reference number CS200121:

Contact Name:                     Liz Morton

Contact Email:           

Contact Number:                  01555 665041

About our Service

Stanmore House School supports children and young people who have complex additional support and exceptional health care needs. The School assesses and meets the holistic, educational, allied health and care needs of our young people throughout the whole year. Overarching all aspects of the support is the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014. We place a significant emphasis on Getting it Right for Every Child by placing them and their families at the centre of every aspect of their care.

About Capability Scotland

Capability Scotland campaigns with, and provides education, employment and care services for more than 1,000 disabled children and adults across Scotland. The workforce comprises of a wide variety of roles including Allied Health professionals, Teachers, Care and Support staff.

General Information

Capability Scotland is committed to providing services which embrace diversity and which promote equality of opportunity. We are happy to consider job-share applications.

Capability Scotland is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people and as such undertakes to conduct thorough pre-employment checks on all preferred candidates.

A copy of Capability Scotland's Equality and Diversity Policy is available on the Intranet or upon request from the HR Department. Capability Scotland, Scottish Charity SC011330.

Disability Confident Employer

As a Disability Confident Employer we are committed to employing and retaining disabled people; we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job and consider them on their abilities and we will make reasonable adjustments to ensure disabled people are not disadvantaged when applying for and doing their jobs.


Interview Details

Interviews will be held as and when suitable applications are received so please apply before the closing date.