Resident Matron, Chichester, West Sussex
Responsible for: The health and well-being of pupils under their care during the day and night and the smooth running of the domestic side of boarding life. Overseas Gap Students.
Reporting to: Head of Boarding, Assistant Bursar - HR.
Duties and Responsibilities
Boarding Pupils’ health care
To keep up to date and aware of each pupil’s individual health problems and needs
To hold a current First Aid Certificate and to attend refresher courses as required
To only administer medication having been trained by the School Nurses and deemed competent to do so and only if your name appears on the “Administration of Medications Protocol” list
To carry out first aid when necessary and care for pupils with minor illnesses and give medicines in consultation with the School Nurses
To take pupils to medical and dental appointments and call for emergency treatment if necessary
To ensure that pupils’ records are kept up to date.
Pupils’ Personal care
To help pupils settle into school life by providing a sympathetic ear and pastoral support
To work with members of staff to help pupils enjoy school life and to achieve their potential
To liaise with pupils' families about pupils’ health and well-being
To ensure that boarders go to bed at the designated time and that there is minimum disturbance in the dormitories during the night
To be available for pupils to call upon at any time during the night
To assist with boarding duties and oversee the gap students whilst they are helping with boarding duties
To be responsible for ensuring pupils have clean clothes, which are repaired and replaced when necessary
To ensure that boarders’ laundry is cleaned at the designated times and distributed accordingly
To pack and unpack linen sent to the outside laundry company
To wash and put away the school match kit when used
To adhere to the disposal of body fluids protocol
To be responsible for changing bed linen in the dormitories and encourage and ensure that pupils have tidied their dormitories each morning.
June 2017 Reviewed annually
Start Date – January 2018. Could be brought forward.
Salary: £16,000 + benefits package including, accommodation, lunch is provided, pension scheme and the use of all the facilities at the school when not in use.
Job number: 45301
Consultant: Kaisha Hastu