Nurse – Uppingham Careers


Job details

Contract hours:
Basis: Zero Hours Contract
Salary: £20.30 per hour
Location: Uppingham
Closing date: 4 June 2024, 9:00 am


The role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered General Nurse (RGN) to join the nursing team at Uppingham School as a Bank Nurse.

The Health Centre is integral to the school community and provides a comprehensive range of health services for all pupils and a first aid service for all staff, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, during term time. The school nursing team provide high quality, clinically effective health care, actively promote healthy lifestyles and support the whole school community in maintaining high levels of pastoral care for its pupils. The Health Centre is committed to providing ongoing professional education and development in line with NMC (2018) requirements.

The Health Centre requires a nurse on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week during term time therefore shift patterns may include days, nights and/or weekends with some additional contracted hours during the school closure period. Shift patterns are agreed with the Lead Nurse.

The successful candidates will have relevant post registration experience which may include School Nursing, Practice Nursing, Emergency Department or Walk-in-Centre Nursing.

Uppingham School offers a vibrant, supportive and stimulating environment in which to work. Founded in 1584 it is, today, one of Britain’s leading co-educational independent boarding schools.

To find out more and to download an application form, please click the apply button.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 4th June 2024.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 13th June 2024.

Please fill out the application form (below) and submit it to

Uppingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

All positions at the School are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, therefore ALL convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings (including those which would normally be considered ‘spent’ under the Act) MUST be declared, subject to the DBS filtering rules. All information given will be treated as confidential and each case will be taken on its merits. Failure to disclose this information may result in the withdrawal of an offer of employment or immediate termination of employment.

Uppingham School is an equal opportunities employer.

Working at Uppingham

Uppingham is a vibrant, stimulating, energetic and forward-looking school. Our community is made up of talented people offering a diverse range of experiences. We welcome applications from candidates who are both experienced and new to working within the independent education sector.