Nursery Nurse Level 2
Midcounties Co-operative
1d ago

Key Responsibilities

  • Have up to date knowledge of safeguarding issues and be able to identify signs of possible abuse or neglect and respond in a timely and appropriate way
  • To contribute to a programme of learning experiences that meet the individual needs and interests of children in your area in conjunction with other team members
  • To keep records of your key children’s development and learning journeys and share this with parents, carers and other key adults in the child’s life
  • Engage in good team working and develop your role within the team especially with regard as a key person
  • Work as part of a team to ensure effective staff deployment and ratios are met, being flexible on shift patterns to ensure children’s safety at all times.
  • Take personal responsibility to inform senior members of the team if staff deployment falls below required levels

  • Help children become familiar with the setting offering a settled relationship for the children, building a positive relationship with their parents and any other family members
  • To be involved in any overall nursery activities (including out of working hours activities) e.g. training, monthly staff meetings, parent evenings, fundraising events, volunteering etc.
  • To be flexible within working practices of the nursery. Be prepared to help where needed, including to undertake certain domestic jobs within the nursery, e.
  • g. preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment etc.

  • Work alongside the Manager and staff team to ensure that the Childcare Groups values (DOES) are fulfilled and that the targets for the Nursery Steering Wheel measures are met.
  • Read, understand and adhere to all policies and procedures relevant to your role
  • Ensure the well being of children in your care
  • Ensure someone known and agreed by the nursery and parent collects the child
  • To respect the confidentiality of all information received
  • To wash and change key children as required
  • To ensure good standards of safety, security, hygiene and cleanliness are maintained at all times.
  • Have the ability to manage children’s behavior positively, communicate with parents to support the children’s developmental needs.
  • To attend training identified in your performance reviews or one to ones and any other training courses that are necessary for you to fulfill your role.
  • training may involve travelling to other locations).

  • Work towards the Special Educational Needs Code of Practice to support identified children’s needs and ensure the provision of a high-
  • quality environment to meet the needs of individual children regardless of any disabilities, family backgrounds or medical history.

  • To be aware of the high profile of the nursery and to uphold its standards at all times, both within work hours and outside.
  • Take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and of others who may be affected by their acts or omissions at work.
  • In addition, all employees are expected to work within the terms of their contract of employment and adhere to Society policies and procedures.

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