Vacancy Details

9951 - School Nurse

Location: UAE - Fujairah
Closing Date 31-Jan-2022
About the Role

We are looking for a School Nurse to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the health, hygiene and wellbeing of students and staff of the school, in compliance with regulations and rulings of the Ministry of Health. Ensure that students and parents adhere to, and are well informed of immunization programs as per Ministry of Health guidelines.

Key accountabilities:
- Monitor the maintenance of cleanliness and hygiene within the school, particularly in areas such as the cafeteria, washrooms and swimming pools.
- Be available to students and staff to address their immediate medical needs, providing a source of medical advice.
- Maintain comprehensive medical records of all students as regulated by the Ministry of Health.
- Establish procedures for providing first aid in cases of accidents or illness on the school campus or during school functions.
- Refer accidents or illness appropriately to the school doctor or hospitals, and inform parents and the school Principal.
- Be present for all student related activities on campus.
- Keep up to date with current medical practices and regulations, as prescribed by Governmental authorities.

Qualifications and knowledge:
Recognized and approved BSc Nursing or 3 year General Nursing Certificate, preferably with a Ministry of Health license. Current, up-to-date knowledge of worldwide medical and healthcare practices.

Excellent English language skills including reading, writing, speaking and listening. Positive interpersonal and communication skills.
The ability to remain calm in cases of emergency and cope with a degree of pressure at peak times. A logical and relaxed individual able to interact with a variety of people from different backgrounds and cultures.

A minimum of 1 years’ experience in a similar position.

About Your Benefits
All positions attract an excellent remuneration package including: Competitive tax-free salary, free schooling, private medical insurance, bi-annual airfares to country of residence, and end of Service Gratuity.
About GEMS

Trusted for over 55 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai. Today, we have the privilege of educating over 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division; and we will impact 20 million by 2020 students through the initiatives of our Charity partner Varkey Foundation.

About the School

GEMS Winchester School Fujairah (WSF), delivering the British Curriculum, was founded in September 2016. Housed in a purpose-built, state-of-the-art campus with excellent facilities, WSF has grown at a rapid rate to meet the needs of a local Emirati and International ex-patriate community. As an all-through school from Pre-KG (FS1) to A Levels, our number on roll exceeds 2000 students.

GEMS has a world-class reputation for outstanding education and our school serves Fujairah, the premier city on the beautiful eastern coast of the UAE. The WSF school mission is to establish a child-centered learning environment that will allow all students to reach their full potential, and to become the school of choice in Fujairah, meeting the needs and aspirations of all of our learners and families.

Fujairah is just over an hour from Dubai and sits at the foot of the Hajar Mountains facing the Indian Ocean. The beautiful coastline and spectacular scenery make Fujairah a popular destination for cyclists, water sports enthusiasts and visitors alike. Its large port, one of the deepest in the world, attracts many international businesses and trade is growing rapidly. Fujairah is now rivalling other famous UAE destinations as an exciting modern city with a vibrant economy and culture.

Teachers can enjoy a healthy balance to life, with numerous modern malls, cinemas, bars and restaurants, with beautiful beaches and resorts to match all budgets within a short drive. For those that enjoy a lower cost of living and a quieter pace of life, Fujairah is a wonderful place to live and work, with the benefit of having Dubai and its many international concerts, activities, facilities and events so close by.

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About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application. To complete the application you would need the following document(s):
1. Resume/CV
2. Passport-size photograph
Important Note : GEMS Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students. Applicants will be required to submit a current police criminal clearance check or equivalent from their home country or current country of residence prior to appointment.