Nursery Nurse

Bright Horizons
Southampton, UK
16 Sep 2019
22 Sep 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 Asquith Southampton Nursery. This special someone will have a Level 2 or Level 3 qualification in Early Years, and will feel passionately towards the childcare industry. we are offering an industry leading salary of between £17,250 - £26,000 per annum.

About the Nursery:

Asquith Southampton Day Nursery is rated Outstanding by Ofsted and is based in the David Lloyd Leisure Club in Nursling, Southampton. Open Monday to Friday 7.30am-6pm, the setting offers childcare to 83 children between the ages of 3 months to 5 years, set out over five rooms, each tailored to a different age group. The Nursery is on bus routes: bluster 17 & 661

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

Consistently deliver and plan rich learning opportunities and exceptional care that helps all children to develop and meets their individual needs.Make accurate and effective assessments, which reflect the needs, interests and stages of development of the child by supporting the delivery of the key person approach.Ensuring an enabling environment is providing consistent stimulating and inspiring activities for the children in both the indoor and outdoor area as a continuous provision. Ensure that British Values are incorporated and demonstrated through Early Years Foundation Stage learning and play.Safeguard and promote the health, safety and welfare of children in line with our child protection and keeping everyone safe policies and procedures. Ensure internal policies and procedures are adhered whilst also meeting the external legislation and guidelines from our governing bodies.Promote and follow guidelines implemented for managing behaviour including supporting children to manage their own feelings and behaviours.Continually work in partnership with colleagues, parents and/or carers or other professionals to meet the individual needs of the children ensuring a diverse and inclusive approach is maintained at all times.Experience Essential:Work experience within the Early Years sector.Knowledge Essential:Sound understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage.Qualifications Essential:Full and relevant Level 2/3 Childcare qualification.Current Paediatric First Aid if qualified after 30/06/2016.

We look forward to receiving your application!

If you experience any problems, please email and we will be happy to help.

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 that you disclose any information requested in respect of applicable convictions and cautions (including, as applicable any reprimands or final warnings). This post may be exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, in which case applicants are not entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are 'spent' under the provision of the Act unless the conviction or caution is "protected" as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). Any such 'protected' conviction or caution is not subject to disclosure to employers, and cannot be taken into account. All guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found in the DBS filtering collection, available here: https://government/collections/dbs-filtering-guidance . The fact that a pending charge, conviction, caution, reprimand or final warning has been recorded against you will not necessarily debar you from consideration for this role but any failure to disclose any such information will result in dismissal or disciplinary action.

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