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School Nurse

Company Name: Taaleem
Employment Type:Full Time
Location: Dubai
Experience: 2-5 years
Degree: Bachelor
Gender:Any
Age:Any  
Nationality: Any
Salary:Unspecified
No. Of Vacancies:1
Job Description:
Jebel Ali School, Dubai, is seeking a DHA/HAAD licensed School Nurse, to join their leading British international school (immediate start).

Jebel Ali School, Dubai (JAS) 
The school first opened its doors to Primary students in 1977 and has provided the children of Dubai with an outstanding education for over 40 years. In 2016, the school moved to a fabulous new campus in the Damac Hills area of the city and is now open to Students from FS1 to Year 11. In September 2021 the school welcomed its first Sixth Form students. 
Our campus contains state of the art facilities including a standalone Foundation Unit, Primary and Secondary Schools as well as some of the most impressive sports facilities in the city. Known and admired as the original Dubai community school, the school currently has 1,240 students on roll of whom approximately 46% are British/Irish with an additional 53 nationalities represented. Jebel Ali School follows the English National Curriculum to GCSE and ‘A’ Levels. 
The school is inclusive and accepts a wide ability range with the vast majority of students and parents taking pride in, and fully supporting, the school. Our students leave us with confidence, strong interpersonal skills and with sufficient adaptability, resilience and understanding to be successful in the world of both today and tomorrow. 

Key Accountabilities:
Deal with students’ health issues including administering drugs, vaccines and other appropriate treatments
Check on lunch boxes and the food served in the school canteen to support the school’s agenda on maintaining a healthy living environment; as well as undertaking healthy eating talks with students
Support Health and Safety in school by liaising with Facilities Manager on regular checks
Manage all issues with DHA/HAAD including compliance, approvals and statistics
Make sure all First Aid Kits are appropriately maintained
Undertake School Medicals with specific year groups
Communicating with Parents regarding health and safety issues
Administer vaccinations in the school (DHA/HAAD approved only)
Communicate and liaise with Children’s Health department at the DHA/HAAD
Support, manage and caring for children with very specific health issues e.g. diabetic students
Member of the Health and Safety Committee
Support and work closely with the school on Child Protection
Input clinic visits into proactive system
Adhere at all times to the School’s Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy, ensuring all concerns are immediately passed on to the school’s Designated Safeguarding Lead(s)

Person Specification:
Education: Appropriate Nursing qualification and DHA / HAAD approved
Experience: 3 years’ experience of Nursing in a recognized environment e.g. Hospital / School Clinic
Competencies:
An extensive knowledge of Primary Health Care in particular in relation to families and children
Ability to advise and support colleagues in practical application of effective and efficient health care for young people

Attributes:
Caring and empathetic with an affinity for working with young people
Non-judgmental and approachable
Excellent communication skills
High degree of confidentiality

What We Offer 
The successful applicant will receive:    
An attractive tax-free salary    
Private medical insurance for self
Most importantly they will have an opportunity to join one of the largest, and arguably most successful British curriculum schools in the UAE to assist our students to take their place in shaping the world.