Permanent Nursery Assistant – Plymouth
Job Title: Nursery Assistant
Working Hours: 40 hours per week between the hours of 7am-6pm.
Salary: £7.55 per hour.
Astra Recruitment are currently recruiting for a qualified nursery assistant on behalf of our client one of the largest nurseries in Plymouth.
This is a family run nursery; dealing with children aged between 0-5 years. This is an excellent opportunity to join an exciting and growing nursery.
We are looking for candidates who have a real passion for working in childcare. Successful candidates will ideally be Childcare Level 3 qualified with experience of working in a nursery environment.
A enhanced DBS check will need to be completed for the successful candidates.
Provide a safe, supportive and caring environment for all children in the care of the nursery. Comply with all childcare, employment and health & safety policies and procedures. Activity Planning. Child observations. Completion of children’s development and progression logs; ensure that these are maintained and accurate. Attend nursery meetings and training as required. Settle new children into the nursery. Be an effective key person to assigned children. Ensure relevant information is communicated to relevant parties in line with confidentiality and data protection restrictions. Carry out ad hoc duties as required
To ensure that cleanliness and hygienic standards are maintained at all times
Qualifications and Skills
A minimum of NVQ 3 in Childcare, or equivalentExperience of working in a childcare environment, with various age groups – At least 3 years.Maths and English GCSE or equivalent
Be a committed, flexible happy team member with a positive attitude.
A current first aid and a food and hygiene certificate would be preferable
This role is due to start on Monday 5th February 2018 – Successful candidates must be available to start work on this date.
To be considered for this excellent opportunity please click the apply button above and submit your CV today.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 2 weeks of application by one of our consultants here at Astra Recruitment for a short telephone pre-screen prior to being submitted to the client. Unfortunately due to high levels of applications you will not be contacted if you are unsuccessful.