School Nurse and Head Matron
We are looking to appoint a School Nurse & Head Matron in a full time capacity for September 2018. This is a non-residential post.
The School Nurse oversees all school health policies and programs. The school nurse provides expertise and oversight of school health services and promotes health education throughout the school. Because we believe that healthy children are successful learners, the School Nurse is the key advocate for the physical, emotional, mental, and social health of our pupils
Using their clinical knowledge and judgement, the School Nurse will routinely provide healthcare to pupils and staff, perform necessary health screenings, co-ordinate referrals to healthcare providers and serve as the liaison between school personnel, family, and community healthcare providers to ensure a healthy school environment.
As Head Matron, this member of staff will oversee a team of two other matrons who ensure the smooth, happy and successful running of day-to-day matters in the boarding houses, especially the boys’ boarding house.
Applicants who wish to know more about the role should contact the Headmaster’s Secretary, Caroline Dougan, at Packwood Haugh School, Ruyton XI Towns, Shrewsbury SY4 1HX by post, email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01939 260217.
If applying for the position, applicants should complete an application form and write a brief covering letter outlining why they are applying and why they think they would be a suitable candidate and return this to Mrs Dougan.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo appropriate child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.