Helping children settle into school life. Keeping parents informed about their children's health and well-being. Making sure children's clothes are kept clean and are repaired and replaced when necessary. Looking after children with minor illnesses.The Matron is responsible for the pastoral care, health and welfare, and health education of the boarders in the House.
To be the inhouse resident boarding matron for the school.
To aid in the management and provision of a confidential counselling and health advice
To provide emergency medical care, as required, to the school community and all visitors
to the school site.
To demonstrate expert skills in first aid and medical care for children in particular and
offering advice to colleagues on safe practice.
To identify, prioritise and implement programmes of care that meets the public health
needs of pupils.
To report appropriate accidents to the school, keeping the Principal informed
To develop and implement up to date regular health promotion initiatives on specific health issues and to specific groups and individuals in line with identified pupil needs.
Prepare and implement individual care plans where appropriate, in conjunction with the pupils, parents and school staff.
To assist in the provision of advice, management and care to sports injuries sustained by
Maintain and record accurate documentation and correspondence in line with compliance regulations.
To provide familiarisation sessions for staff as appropriate and organise
regular first aid and other training for staff, keeping records.
To administer and store medication correctly, checking expiry dates.
To be responsible for the maintenance of First Aid kits around school.
To support review of relevant policies.
• To carry out any other duties, as appropriate to the role, when requested by the
• To follow good practice and specific directives on immunisation procedures relevant to the
school population if required.
Health and Safety requirement
Qualifications in Education, Health or social work or other relevant disciplines. Preferably someone with a nursing background and who is willing to work with students.
At least 35 years of age
Nursing or counselling background
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