Nursery Nurse

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Saffron Walden
Salary
18000.00 - 26000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
21 Jan 2021
Closes
16 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for qualified Nursery Nurses to join our Bright Horizons Crocus Saffron Walden Day Nursery and Preschool!

This is a full time position working 40 hours per week across Monday - Friday.

As a Nursery Nurse working with us, you can expect a competitive salary from GBP17,076 - GBP26,000 per annum (DOE), excellent training and development as well as a caring and passionate place to work.

PURPOSE OF ROLE:

To 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

We look forward to receiving your application