Nurse - St Christopher's

Essential Criteria: Relevant Nursing Qualification

Location: Bristol

Contract Type: Part-time, Permanent

Hours: Full time 40 hours per week

Salary: £28,050 - £32,000 Per Annum

Nurse - St Christopher's

Position: Nurse

Location: Westbury Park, Bristol

Salary:   £28,050 - £32,000 Per Annum

Hours:   Full time, 40 hours per week

The Aurora Group is an innovative provider of education and care for children, young people and adults with special educational needs and disabilities.

Due to our success and continued expansion; we’re currently looking for a Nurse(s) in Westbury Park, Bristol where our Aurora St Christopher’s school supports children and young people aged 5 to 19 years with severe and complex difficulties including those on the autistic spectrum and with physical and sensory needs.

The Role:

Your role will be to ensure the ongoing health, safety and wellbeing of our children and young adults that are learning and living at the school through the provision of high quality evidence-based healthcare that promotes and supports healthy living and lifestyles and offers continuous monitoring of pre-existing conditions to maintain optimum health.

You will be expected to continually assess, plan, implement and evaluate individual healthcare needs and support the participation of the child or young person to contribute to the planning of their own healthcare support where appropriate.

A key responsibility of your role will be to facilitate nurse led health clinics at the school and administer medication safely and effectively; maintaining accurate, clear and up to date records and responding quickly to any variance or deterioration in a child or young person's health, applying knowledge and skills to manage symptoms and seeking advice when required.

You’ll also be expected to ensure visiting clinicians attending the school are provided with up to date clinical information and reports as required.

The role will give you a great opportunity to participate in standard setting, audit, data collection and quality reviews.

Requirements of the role:

The successful candidate will be an autonomous practitioner, an innovative and creative professional with excellent clinical and communication skills who is passionate and committed to supporting the health, wellbeing and skills development of children and young people and is likely to demonstrate the following: 

  • Current NMC Registration in one or more of the following disciplines; LD, RNMH, General Adult, Paediatrics at Diploma or Degree level
  • Experience of working with children and young people with special education needs and high level support needs including behaviours that challenge
  • Experience of working with ASD, PMLD and SLD
  • Specialist clinical knowledge E.G. Epilepsy, PEG/JEJ management, Sensory and complex, Childhood development needs
  • Experience at safe medicines management
  • The ability to work within a rota pattern including unsocial hours and weekends

Want to Apply?

If you’re someone who believes in giving children and young people with disabilities the best opportunities to succeed in life, we’d like to hear from you.

Please apply online or for more information, please call Aurora St. Christopher’s HR Department on 01179733301 or email

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care.


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