Nursey Assistant

Your World Healthcare
Southampton, UK
11 Oct 2019
09 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Nursey Assistant

To provide continuity of care for the groups of children within the Day Nursery ensuring that each child is provided with a safe, secure, emotionally and physically stimulating environment and programme of activities in which to develop.

Location: Southampton

Temporary: TBC

Hours / days: Adhoc working Monday -Friday

Pay: Upto £10.00 per hour Umbrella or £8.75 per hour PAYE

  • To be fully responsible for the children in your care, providing a consistently safe, secure and stimulating environment.
  • To provide a wide range of enjoyable, stimulating and educational activities for a group of children, covering all aspects of the child's individual development in accordance with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).
  • To be a key-person (if allocated a group by the Nursery Manager) building a strong attachment and knowing your key children well as individuals.
  • To maintain required records of children's development, learning and activities. This includes completion of; message sheets, ECAT, starting point summaries, termly reviews, Tapestry observations, planning records and any other records requested.
  • To work alongside the nursery SENDco to support children with additional needs ensuring that their development is promoted as fully as possible.
  • To follow the Department Safeguarding policy ensuring that concerns are raised appropriately.
  • To ensure that statutory child: adult ratio is met at all times notifying a member of the Leadership and Management team if ratio cannot be met.
  • To ensure that accidents and/ or problems with individual children, staff or parents/ carers are brought to the Duty Manager's attention.
  • To hold a clear Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check notifying the Leadership and Management team if you have any involvement with the police.
  • Attend regular training sessions, which may be out of working hours, and implement learning from training within your practice.
  • Attend and contribute to regular staff meetings, which may be out of working hours.
  • Assist in activities outside of working hours (e.g. fund raising events, open evenings).
  • Adhere to the Department Policies and Procedures, and Code of Conduct and be prepared to answer questions/ explain these to parents or visitors (including Ofsted).
  • Respect the principle of confidentiality of information gained through your work, including when using social media outside of work.
  • Promoting a high standard of cleanliness and hygiene standards through: monitoring and supervising of nappy changing/ toilet and washing procedure, regular cleaning of toys and equipment, the cleaning of children's crockery and bedding.
  • Assist in the preparation and serving of food and supervision of mealtimes.
  • To exercise a duty of care for work colleagues and to be responsible for ensuring a safe working environment for all children, staff and visitors. Minimise hazards and report any faulty equipment or hazards within the working environment.

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