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Assistant College Nurse

The Role

The Assistant College Nurse is a key member of the College’s Tutorial and welfare team and will work alongside the College Nurse to liaise closely with the Tutors and members of the Tutorial Department, the HR Manager and other Heads of Department. The Assistant Nurse will provide first aid to students of the College community throughout the year.
The full time equivalent salary for the post is £39,096 (pro rated to 0.33% for part time, £12,823.50). This is a part time, fixed term one year contract, with possibility to extend or renew upon expiry dependant on the needs of the college at that time. The position may also be suitable for applicants seeking job share.

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The College

Gonville and Caius College is one of the largest colleges in the University of Cambridge. It is an educational charity and its mission is to provide a place of education, religion, learning and research, in conjunction with the University that is recognised internationally as being of the highest standard.

The College is an academic community comprising some 530 undergraduate students, 250 graduate students, and 110 Fellows (lecturers, professors and other senior academic researchers and teachers) and almost 200 staff. It plays a significant role throughout the University. Our students come from all over the world and our undergraduates study all the subjects offered in the University. Our postgraduates play a vital role in the research activities of the wider University. Our Fellows have globally renowned research expertise ranging from Ancient History to Cosmology and are all recognised as leaders in their fields. The students who graduate from the college form an alumni group of approximately 11,000 individuals. They have achieved recognition in many walks of life and are resident in all continents. More information and virtual tours are available on


The Health Centre 

The Health Centre offers ‘drop-in’ clinic and appointments to students. The College nurse is available to help with a broad range of health and welfare issues. This includes assessment, advice and treatment for minor injuries and illnesses, general health checks and advice, as well as support with well-being issues and other personal matters.

Equality of Opportunity

Entry into a position with the College will be determined only be personal merit and the application of criteria which are related to the duties of the post and the relevant salary structure. In all cases, ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration. No applicant shall be discriminated against because of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.

During the applications process candidates are requested to complete the Equality & Diversity section as part of our Equal Opportunities Policy and monitoring process. The contents of this form will not be disclosed to the selection or interview panels.

The Applications Process

Your application must include details of 3 referees, one of whom should have detailed knowledge of your ability and suitability for this post. The deadline for applications is 12 noon BST on 5th April 2021, interviews will be held in the week commencing 12th April 2021.

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If you have any questions in relation to an application please get in touch with a member of the HR Team

t: +44 1223 332 395