Day Nursery Assistant

Job details
Posting date: 20 April 2024
Salary: £23,000 to £25,000 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 19 May 2024
Location: Rainham, London, RM1
Company: The Opportunity Hub UK Ltd
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 52685617

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Company Overview: The Opportunity Hub UK is currently seeking a Nursery Nurse on behalf of a distinguished childcare provider in the United Kingdom. Committed to delivering exceptional care and enriching experiences for children, our client creates a nurturing environment where each child's individual needs are met with care and attention.

Job Overview: As a Nursery Nurse, you will be an integral part of a dedicated team responsible for providing high-quality care, safety, and engaging play experiences for children. Working collaboratively within the setting, you will play a vital role in implementing daily routines and fostering positive relationships with children and their families.

Here's what you'll be doing:

- Observing, supporting, and extending children's learning in accordance with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum.
- Collaborating with colleagues to promote teamwork and effective communication within the setting.
- Liaising with parents/carers to encourage partnership and involvement in their child's development.
- Ensuring compliance with all relevant documentation, including policies, procedures, and risk assessments.

Here are the skills you'll need:

- Minimum NVQ Level 2 or 3, or equivalent qualification in childcare.
- Experience working with children, staff, and parents/carers in a similar childcare setting.
- Sound knowledge and practical experience of day care for young children and the EYFS curriculum.
- Strong communication skills to engage confidently with parents/carers.
- Ability to work independently and manage time efficiently.
- Understanding of the role of the key person in child care settings.

Here are the benefits of this job:

- Opportunity to work with a respected childcare provider dedicated to excellence.
- Potential for further training and development to enhance skills and qualifications.
- Supportive work environment fostering innovation and enthusiasm.
- Flexibility to adapt and participate in various nursery activities as required.

- Competitive salary with additional benefits including:

- Discounted childcare (subject to availability)
- Full induction with ongoing training and support
- Health and well-being support
- Gym membership
- Free uniform
- Bike to work scheme
- Additional day off for birthday
- Staff inset days
- Paid Christmas event

Work Permissions: You must have the right to work in the United Kingdom. Visa sponsorship is not available at this time.

Additional Information:

- Nursery operating hours are from 7:30 AM to 6:30 PM daily, year-round (excluding bank holidays and a week between Christmas and New Year).
- Staff uniform is provided.
- All positions are subject to DBS checks and referencing.
- Health and Social Care qualifications are not considered full childcare qualifications for nursery staff ratios.
- Level 2 practitioners will have the opportunity to train up to level 3.

Advantages of Pursuing a Career in this Sector: Embarking on a career in childcare offers the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of children and their families. It provides a fulfilling path where dedication, innovation, and energy are valued traits. Additionally, the sector offers opportunities for personal and professional growth, with a focus on continuous improvement and the highest standards of service delivery.

By embracing the role of Nursery Nurse, you become an essential part of a team committed to providing a nurturing and supportive environment where children can learn, grow, and thrive.

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