Residential School Matron

Location
England, West Sussex, Horsham
Salary
£20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Accommodation
Posted
22 Feb 2017
Closes
22 Mar 2017
Ref
SEJ 148
Contact
Medical Team
Field of practice
School nursing
Contract Type
Permanent
Grade
Band 4
Hours
Full Time

RESIDENTIAL MATRON - Nr HORSHAM
Competitive salary + accommodation - Term time only

Our client is a leading country boarding prep school for boys and girls aged 7 to 13.

A vacancy has arisen for a suitably qualified candidate to be responsible for running an area of boarding, including working alongside the other matrons and liaising and working with the School Nurse as well as providing First Aid care for all visiting children, parents and staff.

vIn charge of running an area of boarding, including working alongside the other matrons and gappers and liaising and working with the Nurse.
vMaking sure that all dormitories and changing rooms are clean and tidy.
vLaundry
vPut clean clothes away in lockers.
vProvide First Aid care for all visiting children, parents and staff.
vBeing in the dining room for all meals and breaks to check on eating and table manners.
vSleep in school during term time (not including of time off).
vBe available to be woken up in the night when on duty.
vTo care for children in the sick bay.
vWake the children up at 7.00am and make sure that they are all washed and dressed ready for breakfast at 7.30am.
vGet children ready for bed and make sure that bed times are as exact as possible.
vTo patrol dormitories until all lights are out and afterwards until there is quiet.
vMake sure that children have clean clothes and have changed bed linen weekly.
vSupervise showers after games and in the evenings.
vBe available for early returnees after exeats.

In addition, The Matron team are usually required to work for 3 or 4 days before the children start term and at the end of the each term are needed for 1 or 2 days.