Nursery Nurse x 3, 419.20

West Lothian Council
Winchburgh, UK
14 Jun 2019
17 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
36 hrs, 52 weeks per year - Fixed Term until 16 August 2020

The closing date for this post is provisionally set at 30 June 2019. West Lothian Council reserve the right to close this post early depending on applicant response levels

***Please note: we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the advert early once a sufficient amount of applications are received. Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage. ***

With the second phase of the approved Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) expansion commencing from August 2019, additional nursery nurses are required for Winchburgh PS.

The post holder will be a member of the nursery team with the setting supporting early learning. The post holder will develop and promote high quality learning experiences for all children within the establishment. To ensure effective use of positive behaviour strategies for all children in partnership with staff, parents and other appropriate professionals.

The post-holder must be able to demonstrate previous experience in an early learning /childcare setting.

Essential Qualifications

Scottish Nursery Nurse Examination Board Certificate (SNNEB

National Nursery Examination Board Certificate (NNEB)

HNC Childhood Practice

Higher National Certificate (HNC) - Early Years Education and Childcare (SCQF Level 7)

Higher National Certificate (HNC) - Childhood Practive (SCQF Level 7)

Higher National Diploma (HND) - Early Years Education and Childcare (SCQF Level 9

Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ) Level 3 - Early Years Care and Education (SCQF Level 7)

Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ) Level 3 - Child Care and Education (SCQF Level 7)

Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ) Level 3 - Children's Care, Learning and Development - (SCQF Level 7)

Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ) Level 3 - Social Services (Children and Young People) (SCQF Level 7)*

This SVQ3 should consist of the 4 mandatory units plus the following units:
  • 303 H5LG 04 - Promote the development of children and young people
  • 309 H5LL 04 Plan and Implement Curriculum Frameworks for Early Education
  • 310 H5LM 04 Assess Children's Progress According to Curriculum Framework for Early Education

Plus one other unit of the student's choice

This position requires registration with the SSSC. The successful candidate will have six months from commencement in this post to register with the SSSC.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by West Lothian Council.

Interviews will be held on Friday 5 July 2019.

For further information please contact Donna Adam, Strategic Resource Manager e-mail:

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