Nursery Nurse

Contract:
Permanent
Category:
Full Time
Job Sector:
Education / Teaching
Region:
Unspecified
Location:
Swindon / Wiltshire
Salary description:
Competitive
Posted:
24/11/2020
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Bright Horizons
Job Ref:
992540551

Bright Horizons Hickory House Day Nursery and Pre-School are currently looking to recruit qualified nursery staff to join their friendly and fun team of practitioners.

They are looking for team members who deliver a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children placed in our nursery alongside keeping everyone safe

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Consistently deliver and plan rich learning opportunities and exceptional care that helps all children to develop and meets their individual needs

* 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 effective 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

* Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication at all levels

* Attend staff meetings and training sessions for continuous professional development

* Demonstrate the HEART principles in everyday working life

* Working as part of a larger team to ensure all essential day to day tasks are completed in line with the nursery demands ie. Hygiene standards and room preparation

* To provide support for your colleagues within the nursery and the broader business.

EXPERIENCE (ESSENTIAL):

Experience of working within the Early Years Sector

EXPERIENCE (DESIRABLE):

Previous experience of working as a key person

Specific experience of working with 0-2 year age range

KNOWLEDGE (ESSENTIAL):

Sound understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage

KNOWLEDGE (DESIRABLE):

Early years curriculum

Basic understanding of Safeguarding and Child Protection

Basic understanding of wider legislative requirements for working with children

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES (ESSENTIAL):

Strong communication skills both written and verbal

Ability to be flexible, adaptable and embrace new ways of doing things

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES (DESIRABLE):

Child Protection

Genuine desire and passion for ongoing learning and development

QUALIFICATIONS (ESSENTIAL):

Full and relevant Level 2/3 Childcare qualification

Current Paediatric First Aid if qualified after 30/06/2016

QUALIFICATIONS (DESIRABLE):

Paediatric First Aid

If you are interested please get in touch ASAP

Company Description

Closing Date:
22/12/2020

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