Youth Summer Camp Nurse (29th July-12th Aug)

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Health, Medicine
North East
£240 to £240 per day
Salary Description:
�240 per day + Accommodation, Travel & Meals
Jarrodean Healthcare
Job Ref:

We have a new and interesting opportunity working as Camp Nurse for a British Youth Organisation in Hexham, Northumberland .
Age group 10 - 13 y.o. and young adult Camp Leaders - approx 70 children and 30 camp leaders on site.

Dates are: to arrive Sunday 29 th July, leaving Sunday 12 th August - a total of 15 paid days, including half day either side for travelling.
Paid at a daily rate of �240 per day; Ltd Co or PAYE equivalent.
Accommodation is provided, as is reimbursed travel to site, and all meals.

This role would suit a School Nurse or similar Nurse with transferable skills working with children in a campsite setting - please note the conditions on camp are 'rustic' and would suit a Nurse experienced with managing incidents and injuries that can occur in the 'great outdoors' and young children unfamiliar with being away from the comforts of home.

The successful applicant will be working as the sole registered Nurse on camp, supported by a Healthcare Assistant/Medical Student.
This is a Nurse-led service with no Doctor on site.
Able to leave camp site for agreed short periods contactable on a mobile phone.
There is no break day in the 15 days.

Responsibilities Summary:
To have ultimate responsibility for all medical issues affecting camp participants that arise during the course of camp.
To act as the first port of call, 24/7 for all medical emergencies arising from the children and leaders.
To be ultimately responsible for the dispensation and administering of any prescription and non-prescription medication during camp.
To transfer or facilitate transfer of anyone needing Hospital review or admission.

Person Specification:
Registered Nurse with full NMC registration.
Relevant experience with Children and Young People.
Confident with autonomous practice and in clinical decision making.
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Contact Details:
Jarrodean Healthcare
Tel: 020 7112 9087
Contact: Chloe Armstrong

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