Nursery Nurse & Childcare Assistant, Whalley – Meets NMW -

Nursery Nurse & Childcare Assistant, Whalley – Meets NMW

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Oakhill School & Nursery seek bright, considerate and highly motivated Nursery Nurses to join their expanding team.


This ‘Outstanding’ Nursery is a friendly and warm environment where children are recognised as individuals and encouraged to grow, and parents are welcomed into the Oakhill family. The school’s dedicated nursery team are looking for an enthusiastic practitioner who has a passion to nurture happy children and a strong drive to promote high quality childcare.

The team encourage children to show respect for each other and for the people they meet. Excellent care, individually tailored educational activities and a stimulating environment all combine to make Oakhill Nursery and Early Years a superb work setting.

In this period of expansion, the nursery would consider employing multiple candidates at this time – subsequently there are opportunities available for candidates at varying stages of their career and with a range of differing experiences. Part-time working is also available.

The Nursery work with the key-person system to enhance children’s learning and development, using online learning journals. Ideally, successful candidates will hold an NVQ Level 2/3 and have a good understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage and have some experience in a childcare setting.

Oakhill are committed to taking care of their staff, and provide a generous benefit package in addition to promoting personal and professional development.

As a Nursery Nurse your role will include;

  • To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children placed in the Nursery
  • Providing ongoing support to other staff within the Nursery
  • Devising and operating a programme of activities suitable to the age range of children attending the Nursery, in union with the Nursery Manager
  • Preparing children’s records and establishing reviews for parents, in union with the Nursery Manager
  • Foresee the needs of special needs children and give physical, emotional, intellectual guidance as appropriate
  • Work with and support parents and other family members
  • Undertake certain domestic jobs within the Nursery, e.g. preparation of snack meals, and cleansing of equipment
  • Work alongside the Manager and staff team to ensure that the philosophy behind the Nursery is fulfilled

The ideal candidate must;

  • Hold a Level 2 or 3 or equivalent in childcare, learning and development or be a graduate in early years studies
  • Possess a strong understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
  • Use their own initiative and have the ability to problem solve

Our client can offer;

  • CPD & Additional Training
  • Discounted childcare
  • Free lunch and uniform
  • Discounted Gym Membership & Beauty Treatments
  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays) – plus 2 weeks over Christmas
  • Thorough on the job training and development
  • Full induction and ongoing support

Oakhill Nursery are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will need to provide ‘right to work in the UK’ documentation, undertake an enhanced DBS check and provide two satisfactory references prior to commencing employment.

If you’re interested in this Nursery Nursing opportunity, please apply online today for immediate consideration.