Nursery Nurse / Practitioner Level 3

Entire Recruitment Solutions
11 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Nursery Practitioner, Level 3 c£18k, Surrey RH6

This family owned Nursery is looking for someone very special to join their happy team, based in a beautiful old Victorian house that has a real home from home feel.

Purpose of Post

  • To contribute a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for all children in the nursery
  • To give support to other team members throughout the nursery
  • To work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment which all individual children can play, learn and develop

Key areas

  • Work with and support children
  • Work as part of a team
  • Build and maintain strong partnership with parents

Duties and responsibilities

  • Operate to a programme of activities that meet the individual needs and interests of children in your area in conjunction with other team members
  • To keep records of your key children's development and learning journey’s and share with parents/carers and other key adults in the child’s life
  • Engage in good team working Liaise with and support parents and other family members
  • To attend out of work hour’s activities, e.g. training, monthly staff meetings, parents evening, fundraising events etc.
  • To be flexible with working practices of the nursery. Be prepared to help where needed, including to undertake certain domestic jobs within the nursery, e.g. preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment etc.
  • Work alongside the Manager/deputy Manager and staff team to ensure that the nursery’s philosophy is fulfilled.
  • Read, understand and adhere to all policies and procedures relevant to your nursery role as deemed appropriate by the manager
  • Recording accidents in the accident book. Ensure the Duty Manager has initialled the report before the parent receives it.
  • Look upon the nursery as a “whole” where can you help be most utilised?
  • Be constantly aware of the individual needs of all children
  • Ensure someone known and agreed by the nursery and parent collects the child
  • To respect confidentiality of all information received.

Specific child care tasks

  • The preparation and completion of activities to suit each individual child’s stage of development and interests
  • To develop your role within the team especially with regard as a key person
  • To ensure that mealtimes are a time of pleasant social sharing
  • Washing and changing children as required
  • To ensure good standards of safety, hygiene and cleanliness are maintained at all times
  • Ensuring a poorly child is kept calm and warm and management is notified immediately
  • To develop and maintain strong partnerships and communications with parents/carers to facilitate day-to-day caring and early learning needs
  • To ensure the provision of a high quality environment to meet the needs of the individual children regardless of any disabilities, family backgrounds or medical history
  • To be aware of the high profile of the nursery and to uphold its standards at all times, both within work hours and outside.

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