Must be prepared to reside with the students
To assess First Aid problems presented by pupils and staff, taking appropriate action in the event of an emergency and communicating with staff and parents as necessary.
To accompany student where the need arises, to hospital and remain with them until parents arrive.
To be responsible for administering prescribed drugs which are necessary to be taken by pupils
During the school day, ensuring that parental consent is obtained and recorded.
Helping student cope with and settle into school life
Informing parents about the health and well-being of their children
Ensuring students’ clothes are repaired, replaced and kept clean
Looking after students’s with minor sicknesses
Taking pupils to dental and medical appointments and seeking emergency treatment when required
Maintaining well updated children’s records
Administering domestic and cleaning staff
Ordering medical, domestic and cleaning supplies
To be responsible for the safe-keeping of prescribed drugs in a locked cupboard.
To attend to minor medical needs of student, such as administering plasters, bandages etc as required, and look after pupils who feel ill. To inform the Vice Principal (Pastoral) in the event of more serious medical concerns and make the necessary arrangements for parents to be contacted.
To advise on general health matters as presented by the staff and pupils, and communicate with parents as appropriate.