Day Matron

The SmartList
15.00 GBP Hourly
08 Sep 2017
06 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Part Time
JOB TITLE: Day Matron

LOCATION: Twyford, Winchester, Hampshire

SALARY & BENEFITS: GBP12 - GBP15 per hour depending on experience.

WORKING HOURS: Part time hours - Hours are likely to be 13:00 - 18:30 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. 14:00 - 18:00 every other Saturday during term time.

THE COMPANY: We are pleased to be working with an co-educational day and boarding school for children from 3 years to 13 years, located in a rural setting three miles from the centre of Winchester, Hampshire

THE ROLE: The position of Day Matron is a varied and rewarding role. Working as an integral part of the team, you will work closely with staff to provide a safe and caring environment.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Support with basic First Aid
  • Administration of homely remedies and prescribed medications
  • Ensuring staff are kept update regarding further medical attention requirements
  • Regular communication with staff and parents
  • Checking medical stock to ensure in date and fully stocked
  • Signing children in and out for external appointments
  • Maintaining accurate records at all times
  • First point of communication between parents and children
  • Organising lost property at the end of term
  • Liaising with teachers regarding potential safeguarding concerns

Please note this is not an exhaustive list of your day to day duties

The Day Matron is a rewarding role, however you need to be the sort of person who can take things in your stride, remain calm and be confident in dealing with children from 3-13 years, as well as teaching staff and children's parents.

THE CANDIDATE: The successful Day Matron will have had previous experience working with children in a caring environment. It would be highly desirable if you had experience within an educational setting, however your experience with children is more important.

Key experience for the Day Matron position based in Winchester, Hampshire:
  • 2 years experience working with children in a caring environment - Essential
  • Basic knowledge of First Aid - Essential
  • Good IT skills, particularly Microsoft Word and emails - Essential
  • Good level of written and spoken English - Essential
  • Excellent communication skills - Essential
  • Experience using ISAMs - Desirable
  • First Aid qualification - Desirable
  • Experience working within an educational setting - Desirable
  • Driving licence is desirable but the ability to travel to and from the School is essential

Does this sound like you?

If yes, then please hit the "Apply Now" button. You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to further support your CV. We will be in touch within 7-10 days to make you aware of the next steps.