Nursery Nurse

Bright Horizons
Harwell, UK
28 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a pro at turning play dough into sculptures?

Can you recite The Gruffalo without needing to read the book?
Do you love to go on magical adventures?

If you have answered yes to the above then we would love to hear from you!

We are looking for someone special to join our Harwell Day Nursery (OX11). This special someone will have a level 2 or 3 qualification in Early Years, and will feel passionately towards the childcare industry.

Bright Horizons Harwell, Didcot is located close to the A34 and the B417 on the Harwell Oxford Science, Technology and Business Campus, making it ideally situated for employees and local residents. As well as large outside play areas the nursery has a separate baby unit for the under 2's with 3 rooms and their own garden.

The Nursery benefited from a full refurbishment in 2019 and have also recently been awarded a 'Good' by Ofsted (Sept 18). Ofsted stated "Staff provide a warm and welcoming environment, they know the children well and establish positive and trusting relationships with them".

Boogie beats make fortnightly visits and Madam Wright is a guest every Wednesday morning spending time with our children who are going off to school in September.

We are offering full and part time hours, working with children from 3 months up to 5 years. For this role you will also be offered...
- Excellent training and development - we have in house training programmes to invest in your career and progress you within Bright Horizons
- A caring and exciting place to work where no two days are the same
- Up to £1000* Refer a Friend!

At Bright Horizons, we dedicate our time to appreciating our employees where everyone receives treats, coupons, free meals and so much more!

Essential requirements...
- Have a warm, smiling face which makes every child feel special and safe
- The ability to pull perfect impersonations of what our children request
- Able to drink numerous cups of imaginary tea

As a Nursery Nurse, some of your duties may include...
- Distributing warm hugs where required
- Rapidly counting the heads of numerous, moving small people
- Reading 10 page stories, which are upside down, and with at least 3 interruptions
- Having lots of fun in the work place... laughter is key!

You may have experience of the following: Childcare Practitioner, Early Years Practitioner, Play worker, Nursery Practitioner, Nursery Teacher, and Early Years Educator.

*Terms and Conditions Apply

Because of the nature of this job, it will be necessary for the appropriate level of criminal record disclosure to be undertaken. Therefore, it is essential in making your application you disclose whether you have any pending charges, convictions, bind-overs or cautions and, if so, for which offences. This post will be exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Therefore, applicants are not entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are 'spent' under the provision of the Act, and, in the event of the employment being taken up; any failure to disclose such convictions will result in dismissal or disciplinary action. The fact that a pending charge, conviction, bind-over or caution has been recorded against you will not necessarily debar you from consideration for this appointment.


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