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SCHOOL MATRON / FIRST AID OFFICER

Fernhill School, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 9BY

This job expired on 30 September 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    30 September 2022 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    20 September 2022

Job details

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - 37.5 hours per week, 8.00 am to 4.00 pm daily, 39 weeks per year - term time plus 5 INSET days

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

HCC Grade C - actual salary £16,701 – £17,590 (£19,265 - £20,290 FTE)

SCHOOL MATRON / FIRST AID OFFICER job summary

The Role

We are looking for a healthcare professional to provide first aid and medical treatment for students and staff, as and when required, and to maintain appropriate records. This is a wonderful opportunity to care for our students in a warm and vibrant community. Overseen by our Senior Assistant Head, the School Matron will be responsible for all aspects of medical care.

The key responsibilities of the post will include dealing with accidents and minor illnesses or injuries of students and staff, arranging boosters and vaccinations, and liaising with the teaching staff and parents about individual or general health issues and writing care plans. The suitably qualified, successful candidate should have experience of working with children and/or have a background in primary care. The First Aid at Work qualification is required for this role, training can be arranged.

You should be willing to contribute to staff training on appropriate medical actions and support the pastoral team in matters related to health education. In addition, you will administer visits by the school nurse and other health practitioners and will be responsible for the storage and administration of medicines, maintaining medical supplies around the school and the online school uniform shop.

A calm disposition and a sense of humour are essential!

The School

We are proud of our reputation as a small, friendly school, built on strong, traditional values, where exceptional pastoral care, the acceptance of others and the celebration of diversity and excellent academic achievement for all are the cornerstones of our success. Our motto ‘be the best you can be’ applies to all members of the school community. We have a committed, loyal and talented team of leaders, teachers and support staff.

The Medical Room/Suite

The medical room is a spacious area equipped with a toilet, medicines fridge and medical couch. The medical room is in the main school building, near Reception.

Back up medical support is available in school from trained First Aiders.

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About Fernhill School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
630 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01276 702540

We are proud of our reputation as a small, friendly school, built on strong, traditional values, where exceptional pastoral care, the acceptance of others and the celebration of diversity and excellent academic achievement for all are the cornerstones of our success. Our motto ‘be the best you can be’ applies to all members of the school community. We have a committed, loyal and talented team of leaders, teachers and support staff.

Fernhill School is a mainstream, non-selective, community state secondary for girls and boys aged 11-16. The school is located in Farnborough, Hampshire and has good transport links via the M3 and A331.

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