Friday, March 30, 2018

School Nurse - The Arbor School



This is an opportunity to join the team of a new, premium, full age-range school in Dubai which will open in August 2018. Operating to the English curriculum, the school will have, as its core philosophy, an emphasis on ecological education, education for sustainability and inclusion. The facilities shall be outstanding, and include bio-domes, learning gardens and extensive provision for both sports and the arts.

As a member of the Staff Team across the school, the School Nurse will model the school mission, values and beliefs in action, particularly with respect to international-mindedness and intercultural understanding. Staff members at The Arbor School are expected to show exceptional standards of care and skill towards the school community, focusing upon the quality of relationships

The Arbor School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection. All appointments are subject to CV and qualification checking, interview, identity checks, criminal record checks, and successful references.

Responsibilities:
•    Maintaining and monitoring a register of pupil's health care and medical needs
•    Assessing the status of a student’s immunization documentation and creating health plans for individuals with specific health needs
•    Providing healthcare initiatives within the school
•    Handling minor health issues that occur on a daily basis
•    Dispensing students’ prescribed medications
•    Providing information regarding the normal development of humans
•    Providing regular dental, hearing, and vision screenings
•    Working alongside the Child Protection Lead keeping details records of incidents and actions.

Requirements
Required Candidate profile:

•    A Bachelor’s degree in nursing, or relevant from a reputable university
•    A Certificate in Nursing is required;
•    Minimum experience of 3 years as a Nurse related to school health services;
•    Knowledge of DHA rules and requirements;
•    English must be first language;
•    Proficiency in Computer literacy, especially MS Word and Excel packages;
•    Ability and aptitude to work with detail, precision, speed and accuracy;
•    A sense of humour and excellent work ethic

Skills
•    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with pupils and adults
•    Initiative and problem-solving skills
•    The ability to manage confrontation and challenging behaviour
•    Team working and organisational skills
•    An observant and responsive approach
•    Flexibility and adaptability to be able to respond to the needs of the pupils and change plan accordingly
•    A positive, energetic and enthusiastic outlook
•    Patience, understanding and empathy with pupils and parents

About the Company
Praxis Established in 2016 as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Al Mutatawera Gulf General Trading (MGGT), Praxis is an educational services company that builds and operates full-age rage schools in the Gulf (GCC) region.

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