Night Matron

Night Matron

Bede's requires an experienced and proactive individual to join us as a Night Matron at our Senior School in Upper Dicker, near Hailsham.

We are a vibrant, inclusive co-educational school covering age ranges from 3 months to 19 years.

Reporting to our Assistant Head: Boarding & Boarding HM’s, this is an exciting opportunity for someone to provide high quality, clinically effective overnight healthcare to pupils at Bede’s Senior School supported by the Medical Centre Team. They will need to be on call at school ready to attend an unwell pupil who requires overnight care and/or potential clinical assessment outside of the school. The role requires an ability to manage medical emergencies, recognising and responding appropriately to deteriorating health conditions and administering medications. 

Most of all, we are looking for someone to provide high quality, clinically effective, innovative and inspirational health and wellbeing care to pupils and staff at Bede’s Senior. To have relevant first aid qualifications and competent in first aid. A clean full UK driving licence is essential.

This role will be a job share, on a permanent basis and is Term Time Only. 

Accommodation could be available & can be discussed at interview. This would be ideal for a trainee medical student.

The working hours are 8.00pm to 8.00am, Monday to Sunday on a rota basis of 4 nights on 4 nights off.

Bede’s offer a range of benefits including;

  • A generous holiday allowance of 30 days plus bank holidays (full time equivalent),
  • Free use of School gym & pool facilities,
  • Eye care vouchers,
  • Death in Service,
  • Free onsite parking at the Senior School,
  • A free breakfast provided each day & much more!

For further information about the role, salary & to see the qualifications required, please find a link to the job description below.

Application Closing Date: Monday 28th November 2022 @ 11.59pm.

To apply, please complete an Application Form and return it to

We do reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications, to avoid disappointment, please do apply as soon as possible.

Bede’s Trust is committed to building a truly inclusive school and cultivating a culture of equality, diversity and kindness. We believe that a diverse staff body reflects and supports the diversity of our students and wider society. We are an equal opportunity employer and in recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring in terms of your education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expressions, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, colour, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.

Bede’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS check.

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Job Description

Recruitment Event - Saturday 26th November 2022

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