Day Nursery Assistant


Day Nursery Assistant



  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: d4ca16cfe3d54c90b67014efd63fdf47

Full Job Description

Committed to delivering exceptional care and enriching experiences for children, our client creates a nurturing environment where each child's individual needs are met with care and attention.

Job Overview: As a Nursery Nurse, you will be an integral part of a dedicated team responsible for providing high-quality care, safety, and engaging play experiences for children.

Working collaboratively within the setting, you will play a vital role in implementing daily routines and fostering positive relationships with children and their families.

Here's what you'll be doing:

  • Observing, supporting, and extending children's learning in accordance with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum.

  • Collaborating with colleagues to promote teamwork and effective communication within the setting.

  • Liaising with parents/carers to encourage partnership and involvement in their child's development.

  • Ensuring compliance with all relevant documentation, including policies, procedures, and risk assessments., Nursery operating hours are from 7:30 AM to 6:30 PM daily, year-round (excluding bank holidays and a week between Christmas and New Year).

  • Staff uniform is provided.

  • All positions are subject to DBS checks and referencing.

  • Health and Social Care qualifications are not considered full childcare qualifications for nursery staff ratios.

  • Level 2 practitioners will have the opportunity to train up to level 3.

  • Advantages of Pursuing a Career in this Sector: Embarking on a career in childcare offers the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of children and their families.

    It provides a fulfilling path where dedication, innovation, and energy are valued traits.

    Additionally, the sector offers opportunities for personal and professional growth, with a focus on continuous improvement and the highest standards of service delivery.

  • Minimum NVQ Level 2 or 3, or equivalent qualification in childcare.

  • Experience working with children, staff, and parents/carers in a similar childcare setting.

  • Sound knowledge and practical experience of day care for young children and the EYFS curriculum.

  • Strong communication skills to engage confidently with parents/carers.

  • Ability to work independently and manage time efficiently.

  • Understanding of the role of the key person in child care settings.

    Company Overview: The Opportunity Hub UK is currently seeking a Nursery Nurse on behalf of a distinguished childcare provider in the United Kingdom.

    Opportunity to work with a respected childcare provider dedicated to excellence.

  • Potential for further training and development to enhance skills and qualifications.

  • Supportive work environment fostering innovation and enthusiasm.

  • Flexibility to adapt and participate in various nursery activities as required.

  • Competitive salary with additional benefits including:

  • + Discounted childcare (subject to availability)
    + Full induction with ongoing training and support
    + Health and well-being support
    + Gym membership
    + Free uniform
    + Bike to work scheme
    + Additional day off for birthday
    + Staff inset days
    + Paid Christmas event