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Resident Matron

Closing date for application: 13.05.2019

We have a vacancy for a full time Resident Matron to join us from the start of Autumn Term 2019.  The successful candidate will join a team headed by two resident Houseparents, House Tutors, another Resident Matron and Matrons’ Assistants to help look after approximately 90 pupils within their boarding house.  Duties include pastoral care responsibilities; administrative tasks, the control and issue of proprietary medications and pupils’ epipens etc., the organisation of pupils’ laundry and household linen as well as repairing uniforms.

Sensitivity to the needs of young people, good organisational skills, flexibility and the ability to work with others are essential to carry out this important role.  The post operates mainly in term time (33 weeks per year) although you will also be required to work up to 3 additional days before the start and after the end of each term. 

We offer an attractive remuneration package: accommodation is provided; benefits include a stakeholder pension scheme for eligible staff, free on-site parking, low-cost membership of the on-site Sports Centre and some meals are provided in the staff Common Room whilst on duty during term time.  The two Matrons within each boarding house have a very favourable duty rota with alternate long weekends off duty.  This post also gives many opportunities to join in with the community life of the school. 

Applications should be received by 9am on Monday 13th May 2019.

 

The successful candidate will need to be available to start work on Friday 30th August.

Christ’s Hospital is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced disclosure application with the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service).  More details on the disclosure process can be found on www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

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