Nursery Nurse

Job Title: Nursery Nurse
Location: Wimbledon
Salary: 18,000 - 19,000
Reference: SL102
Contact Name: Marina Cherfaoui
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 12, 2017 16:37

Job Description

Well established Day Nursery situated Wimbledon are currently looking for a dedicated Nursery Nurse to join their Pre-School Room. The Nursery is operational 51 weeks of the year and is closed for a week at Christmas and Bank Holidays. They are open Monday-Friday 08:00 -18:30 and cater for up to 37 children aged between 3 months - 5 years old.

The Nursery is situated in a purpose built setting and is split into four rooms over three floors. The Baby Room caters for children aged 3 months - 18 months and has a separate sleep room, nappy changing room and milk kitchen. The children have access to a variety of equipment which include holistic baskets, push and pull toys, sand and water and small construction toys. The Toddler Room caters for children aged 15 months - 2 years in a large main playroom which is split into different areas that include a role play area where the children can develop their imagination. The Nursery room caters for children aged 2 - 3 years and has its own bathroom and changing areas. The Pre-School Room is divided into separate areas that enables a lot of opportunity for the children to explore, they provide age appropriate resources which include a role play area, messy, creative and ICT areas. All the rooms have access to an outdoor adventure garden which include a planting and digging area, outdoor classroom, sand and water play and sensory corner. The children also go on regular outings in the local area.

The role will be working with children aged 3 - 5 years old within the Pre-School room. The room caters for up to 12 children. You will be responsible for up to 6 key children ensuring that their observations and planning are completed and monitor their development using the EYFS.

Exciting benefits include:

  • £18,000 - £19,000 per annum
  • Uniform provided
  • 20 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Additional Early Years training
  • Excellent local Transport links
  • Dedicated support from the management team
  • Room for progression

Your role will include:

  • Ensuring all the children reach their highest potential throughout their development
  • Providing high quality care for the children within the setting
  • Building and maintaining good relationships with children and parents
  • Implementing the EYFS Curriculum
  • Providing exciting activities for all the children
  • Completing observations, planning and any additional paperwork for your key children
  • Discussing the children’s progress with their parents or guardians
  • Following the nurseries policies and procedures throughout the setting
  • Ensuring the children have a safe and stimulating environment
  • Attending parent and staff meetings
  • Supporting children with additional needs and IEP
  • Assisting and supporting the children at meal times and self-serving
  • Preparing the children for the transition to school and encouraging independence
  • Developing the Children’s writing, Listening and ICT skills
  • Completing the children’s progress trackers
  • Encouraging the children to develop their independence ready for the transition to school
  • Ensuring Hygiene standards are kept to a high level at all times
  • Completing daily risk assessment indoors and out
  • Liaising  with local schools to ensure the developmental information of the children are correctly transferred

All candidates must have:

  • An NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Education or equivalent
  • At least 1 years relevant experience within the Early years setting
  • The ability to work well in a team
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the EYFS and Safeguarding
  • Experience with working with Pre-School aged children
  • Great verbal and communication skills

If you feel you would like to be considered for the above position, get in contact today. You can either send your CV or call us, we do have a 24 hour on call facility should you wish to speak outside of your working hours.

** This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Certificate and Early Years references **

**StaffBank is an Equal Opportunities Employer **


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