Nursery Assistant

Bright Horizons
Didcot, UK
12 Sep 2019
19 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Nursery Assistant - Harwell, Didcot - Awarded "Great Place to Work" for 1 4years!


We are currently recruiting for an enthusiastic and caring Nursery Assistant to join our Harwell Day Nursery in Didcot, Oxfordshire.

Bright Horizons Family Solutions have over 300 Nurseries in the UK and Ireland and we take pride in providing the highest quality of care to our children and families.

Harwell Nursery 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.

"5 out of 6 employees would recommend Bright Horizons as a Great Place to Work!"

Bright Horizons offer an extensive benefits package which includes:

a) Amazing high street discounts with popular retailers.

b) Employee appreciation month with treats/meals for the team.

c) External helpline with counsellors for any issues you want to discuss (debt etc).

d) Access to numerous training courses including Child Protection and ongoing training and development.

e) Excellent career opportunities in a huge organisation

f) Induction programme to upskill and prepare you for a career in Childcare and Education


a) Carrying out all related responsibilities as a key worker in building relationships with a small group of children and their families according to the EYFS.

b) Promoting positive relationships with parents, children and colleagues.

c) Ensuring health, safety and wellbeing of the children at all times.


a) Experience working with children is preferred but not essential!

b) A passionate and positive attitude towards working with children.


a) Level 2 or 3 in Childcare

c) Awareness of EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage framework).

You may have experience of the following: Nursery Nurse, Childcare Assistant, Early Years Learning Practitioner, Play worker, Nursery Teacher, Early Years Educator, Preschool Assistant, Childminder, Nanny, Au Pair, Governess, Babysitter, Breakfast / After school Clubs Volunteer, Bank Nursery Worker etc.

We look forward to receiving your application!

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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