Nursery Assistant

Randstad Education Limited
London, UK
18 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a Level 3 Nursery Nurse seeking a long term position, beginning immediately?

Are you motivated to genuinely make a difference to the lives of young children within Early Years education?

Looking for local work and a great team to be a part of?

This is the job for you...

A Children's Centre situated within the London Borough of Lewisham is seeking to appoint a full time or part time Nursery Nurse on a long term basis, a position that begins immediately.

This full time position requires the successful candidate to work flexible hours to account for the different shifts within the Children's Centre.

Our Children's Centre offers a provision for children between the ages of 6 months and 5 years.

The role would consist of working a variety of different shifts that range between:
  • 12:00 - 18:00
  • 13:00 - 18:00
  • 08:00 - 17:00
  • 08:00 - 13:00

Benefits of the role are:
  • Working in an exciting children's centre that offers a safe and fun learning environment, utilising a wide range of carefully planned learning activities designed to engage curious minds
  • That prides itself on providing children with the best environment possible for learning and education
  • Each child is known individually
  • Resources, and thus opportunities, within Art and Music, are second to none
  • A children's centre environment that is stimulating and that encourages each child to reach their full potential
  • Development amongst children of a sense of moral and social value
  • Working with young children can bring a lot of job satisfaction, delight, humour and a sense of achievement
  • Showcasing your skills and abilities to help create further opportunities at the nursery
  • A structured and planned environment where children and grow, individually and collectively

Responsibilities of the role:
  • Contributing the highest standard of physical, emotional and social care for each child
  • Tailoring best practice and routines to ensure that the individual needs of each child are able to be met throughout the day
  • Developing bonds with key children and supporting colleagues when it is most required
  • Building trust with all parents/carers, ensuring that a positive relationship is sustained through open and honest communication
  • Working alongside the Manager/Room Leader to ensure that the centre vision is maintained

Requirements of the candidate:
  • Experience of working within Childcare/Early Years
  • A UK recognised and approved Early Years qualification
  • Being able to commit to working 30 hours per week
  • An understanding of Ofsted expectations
  • Knowledge of the EYFS Framework
  • Understanding of Safeguarding
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the team and parents/carers
  • Having a DBS on the online update service or the willingness to complete a new DBS application

Salary: Competitive

The Centre is served by good transport links, including the London Underground, Overground and a variety of local bus routes, including those from neighbouring Boroughs.

Should you wish to apply or would like more information, please contact Millie Freeman on .

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