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Nursery Nurse

Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Location: Richmond
Company: Bright Horizons North Sheen Day Nursery and Preschool
Hours: Full time
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Job Description

Position: Nursery Nurse

Salary Banding: £20,000 - £26,000 per annum (dependent on qualification/s and experience)

Hours: Full time / Permanent / Mon-Fri / 40 hours

Location: Richmond, London

We are currently recruiting for a passionate Nursery Nurse to join our wonderful Bright Horizons North Sheen Day Nursery. Our nursery is situated in Richmond.

Our brand new, 90-place setting is purpose built and located within a quiet suburban road, just a few minutes’ walk from Richmond and North Sheen train stations.

The nursery boasts a fantastic garden space and garden room where the children can flourish and explore! We have x5 individual rooms, in addition to a dedicated cookery studio, art studio and growing enhancement room!

As a Nursery Nurse working with us, you can expect a competitive salary, excellent training and development as well as a caring and passionate place to work.

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 30/06/2019

QUALIFICATIONS (DESIRABLE):

  • Paediatric First Aid
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