Senior Nursery Nurse | East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Job details
Posting date: 19 April 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £22,816 - £24,336 per annum, pro rata
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 19 May 2024
Location: Eastbourne, BN21 2UD
Company: ESHT
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6244886/374-SMc003-C

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Rainbow Nursery is a workplace nursery for staff working for East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. The nursery provides full day care for 62 children a day aged 6 months to 8 years. Open Monday to Friday 7am until 6pm .

The nursery is purpose built with a separate Early Years building for care of our under 2's

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, motivated part time (18.75hrs per week) Senior Nursery Nurse to join our team. The successful candidate will need to hold a minimum NVQ level 3 in Childcare & Education (or equivalent), have had experience with children under the age of 5 years and supervising staff.

The successful candidate also will need to demonstrate they have an excellent knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage, be an effective communicator and show flexibility in working hours during a week so that we can continue to provide flexibility within our service. Shifts are given 4 weeks in advance

In addition and as requested by the children within our nursery, they would like the successful candidate to:

be happy with a smiley face

- have lots of fun with us

- give good cuddles

- tell lots of stories (we like using lots of different props)

- do silly dances

- play lots of games with us

- play dressing up with us

- go on our outdoor adventures with us

- like to get messy!

Work in partnership with the Childcare Manager and assist the Lead Senior Nursery Nurse on a day to day basis ensuring all requirements, policies and procedures are met and maintained, duties include;

Be responsible for an age group of children and support staff working within that team

Provide appropriate play opportunities and interact with the child/ren whilst they are in our care.

Set out room with toys and arrange furniture to enable children to access them.

Make all areas for the children free from hazards by inspecting rooms or areas before use.

Keep daily written records on a child’s routine for the day and pass on to parents.

Keep written notes, evaluations and outcomes of activities and child’s development.

Prepare termly reports for parents on their child’s progress using the framework of curriculum.

In the absence of domestic staff prepare light snacks and drinks for the children during the day.

Supervise mealtimes, cut up food and feed children their meals dependant on age and ability.

Prepare milk bottles and feed babies.

Administer prescribed medicines where appropriate.

Administer first aid to a child when necessary.

Report any safeguarding child protection issues to management team.

Undertake some routine domestic tasks. Clearing away after mealtimes / snacks.

Changing soiled Linen and bedding.

We are proud to provide ‘Outstanding’ care and be a great place to work

We provide safe, compassionate and high quality care to half a million people living or visiting East Sussex. We are one of the largest organisations in East Sussex, the only integrated provider of acute and community care in Sussex. Our extensive services are provided by 7000 + members of staff working from acute hospitals in Hastings and Eastbourne, three community hospitals in Bexhill, Rye and Uckfield, over 100 community sites and in people’s own homes.

In 2020 the Care Quality Commission rated us as ‘Good’ overall, and ‘Outstanding’ for being caring and effective. The Conquest Hospital and our Community Services are rated ‘Outstanding’. Eastbourne DGH rated ‘Good’.

In 2020, the Trust launched its ambitious ‘Building for our Future’ programme. This once in a lifetime programme aims to repair, redevelop and expand our hospitals, transforming the environment in which we provide care for generations to come.

Please refer to the job description attached.

If you have any questions about this position please do not hesitate to contact us.

This advert closes on Friday 3 May 2024

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