Child Health Nurse (School Health) - British Forces Cyprus - 22 hours per week, Term Time only


Employment Type Part time Part Time, 22 hours per week, Term time
Location On site · Lemesos, Cyprus Episkopi
Salary Up to £36,400 (GBP) £15,958.12 per annum, pro rata
Team Community Healthcare Services
Seniority Mid-level
  • Closing: 11:59pm, 14th Jul 2024 EEST

Job Description

About the role

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a part-time Child Health Nurse (School Health) to join the Community Health Team at SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity in the Western Sovereign Base Area, Cyprus.

The Child Health Nurse (School Health) is the key health worker in allocated schools, working across education and health to provide a link between school, home, and the community. The role involves working with school-aged children and young people (Reception year – Year 13) up to 19 years old in education and working with the Community Health Team to deliver the Healthy Child Programme across the school-aged population. The role is supported by the Episkopi Locality Team Leader/ Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (School Health).

About the team

There are 3 SSAFA locality Community Health teams in Cyprus, each team is led by a Locality Team Manager, the teams consist of Midwives, Health Visitors, School Nurses, Community Children’s Nurses, CAMHS, Dietitian and Speech and Language Therapists. The Community Health Service is supported by a Child Consultant Psychiatrist and a Community Paediatrician who provide a peripatetic visiting service from the UK 

About you

To carry out this role successfully you will be an NMC registered Nurse with a commitment to delivering a high standard of child focused, family centred care. Experience of undertaking immunisations would be an advantage although training can be given. The ability to work autonomously, as well as being an effective team player, are essential.

SSAFA is an employer that values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

A valid driving license and the ability to drive a manual car is essential.

Please note a relocation package is not included with this role.

About SSAFA 

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity is a trusted source of support for serving personnel, veterans and their families in their time of need. In 2022 our trained teams of volunteers and employees helped more than 59,000 people, including veterans, serving personnel (regulars and reserves) and their families.  

SSAFA understands that behind every uniform is a person. And we are here for that person and their family, any time they need us and in any way, they need us.

Diversity and Inclusion at SSAFA 

SSAFA exists to support a diverse range of beneficiaries within the armed forces community, and we believe diversity within our teams is key to ensuring we can deliver our services effectively. We thrive on differences and believe it is critical to our success as a worldwide charity. SSAFA is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that seeks to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We therefore encourage applications from all genders, races, religions, ages and sexual orientations, as well as parents, veterans, people living with disabilities, and any other groups that could bring diverse perspectives to our business. 

SSAFA is committed to using the Disclosure & Barring Service to ensure we, as an employer, safeguard those we serve.  

Further information about the role

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View the benefits SSAFA has to offer.

If you have any queries or would like to speak to someone about this role, please contact Helen Provan on 00357 99 618 375 or for an informal discussion.

No agencies please. Any unsolicited submissions from agencies will be accepted as a direct application from the candidate and no fees will be payable. 

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Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 14 July 2024. SSAFA reserves the right to close the vacancy early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

Interviews: 19 July 2024

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