School Nurse / Head Matron

  • Job Reference: 00002816-1
  • Date Posted: 29 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Shrewsbury SY3
  • Location: Ruyton-XI-Towns
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive Salary and generous benefits
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description


(Permanent, full time, term time plus 3 weeks)

We have an exciting opportunity to appoint a full-time School Nurse and Head Matron to provide the highest professional medical care to pupils, staff and visitors to the school as well as oversee and assist a team of two other matrons in providing excellent pastoral care of the children, ensuring a smooth, happy and successful running of day to day matters in boarding houses in conjunction with the House Parents. 

You must be a Registered General Nurse (RGN) with experience in the management of minor illness and injury.  It would be advantageous to have a paediatric qualification as well as a special interest in diabetes, asthma, immunisation, counselling and health promotion.

You will need to demonstrate excellent communication, organisational and administration skills together with experience of working in a team.  You need to be able to work confidently, competently and autonomously within your capabilities, knowing when and where to access support and advice. 

We offer a competitive salary package to include free meals while on duty, pension and fee remission.

  Packwood Haugh School’s recruitment is dealt with centrally through Shrewsbury School. A full application pack and job description can be obtained from

alternatively email or telephone 01743 280835.

Closing Date: 12pm, Friday 10 December 2021

Interviews: Week commencing 13 December 2021

 Applicants will undergo thorough safeguarding & child protection screening including checks with the Disclosure & Barring Service.