Position : Nursery Nurse
Salary Banding : £8.00* - £12.50 per hour (dependent on qualifications and experience)
Hours : Part Time / Permanent / Mon-Fri / 15 hours
Location : Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire
Our Bright Horizons Sawbridgeworth Day Nursery is currently recruiting for qualified Nursery Nurse to join their amazing team!
This is a part time position working 15 hours per week across Monday-Friday.
As a Nursery Nurse working with us, you can expect a competitive hourly pay rate, 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 needsConsistently deliver and plan rich learning opportunities and exceptional care that helps all children to develop and meets their individual needsMake accurate and effective assessments which reflect the needs, interests and stages of development of the child by effective delivery of the key person approachEnsuring 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 playSafeguard 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 bodiesPromote and follow guidelines implemented for managing behaviour including supporting children to manage their own feelings and behavioursContinually 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 timesDemonstrate effective written and verbal communication at all levelsAttend staff meetings and training sessions for continuous professional developmentDemonstrate 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 preparationTo 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 personSpecific experience of working with 0-2 year age range
KNOWLEDGE (ESSENTIAL) :
Sound understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage
KNOWLEDGE (DESIRABLE) :
Early years curriculumBasic understanding of Safeguarding and Child ProtectionBasic understanding of wider legislative requirements for working with children
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES (ESSENTIAL) :
Strong communication skills both written and verbalAbility to be flexible, adaptable and embrace new ways of doing things
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES (DESIRABLE) :
Child ProtectionGenuine desire and passion for ongoing learning and development
QUALIFICATIONS (ESSENTIAL) :
Full and relevant Level 2 / 3 Childcare qualificationCurrent Paediatric First Aid if qualified after 30 / 06 / 2016
QUALIFICATIONS (DESIRABLE) :
Paediatric First Aid
We look forward to receiving your application!
If you experience any problems, please email europe.recruitment brighthorizons.com and we will be happy to help.
Because of the nature of this job, it will be necessary for the appropriate level of criminal record disclosure to be undertaken.
Therefore, it is essential in making your application that you disclose any information requested in respect of applicable convictions and cautions (including, as applicable any reprimands or final warnings).
This post may be exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, in which case applicants are not entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are spent’ under the provision of the Act unless the conviction or caution is protected as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013).
Any such protected’ conviction or caution is not subject to disclosure to employers, and cannot be taken into account. All guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found in the DBS filtering collection, available here : https : / / www.
gov.uk / government / collections / dbs-filtering-guidance. The fact that a pending charge, conviction, caution, reprimand or final warning has been recorded against you will not necessarily debar you from consideration for this role but any failure to disclose any such information will result in dismissal or disciplinary action.