02 Mar, 2021

Level 2/3 Nursery Practitioner - Cambridge

  • Patacake Day Nursery
  • Cambridge, UK
Full time Qualified Practitioner

Job Details

Patacake Nursery is conveniently situated for both local residents and commuters alike, with easy access to the A14 and M11. We are only a short walk from Cambridge train station and the town centre.

Patacake Nursery is looking for a qualified Nursery Practitioners Level 2 or 3 and Bank Staff to join our friendly and happy team. The successful candidate will have an enthusiastic and positive attitude along with excellent communication and written skills, and the ability to build strong, supportive relationships with children, parents and staff. They should also be patient, empathetic, caring and friendly. Do you fit the profile? Then we really want to hear from you!

Role overview: 

  • Ensures that the Nursery team are supported effectively.
  • Assists in the allocated base room ensuring all children’s needs are met.
  • Carries out any duties as requested by the Room Leader.
  • Contributes to the effective running of the room.

Patacake Nursery is focused on providing outstanding provision to the children in our care and building the best team of staff to do so. Are you passionate about contributing to children's formative years? Do you want to be part of a team offering opportunities to advance your career in childcare? If so, then Patacake Nursery is the place for you, and in return for your commitment we can offer you:

  • Excellent base salary
  • Generous holidays including paid Christmas closure, increased allowance with length of service and paid day-off for birthday
  • Reward and recognition bonus scheme 
  • Funded training courses and studies
  • Paid time for parents' evenings and staff meetings/key persons meetings
  • Career progression and promotion opportunities
  • Enhanced DBS check and Capita annual renewal service paid for
  • Employee of the Month rewards
  • Staff discount for childcare
  • Pension scheme contributions
  • A Uniform 

This position is a full-time position and salary is dependent on experience and suitability of the successful candidate.

Patacake Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks, references and Enhanced Disclosure and Barring checks will be required.

Essential Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Full and relevant Early Years qualification Level 2 or above
  • Full understanding and working knowledge of the EYFS
  • Awareness of the Ofsted inspection framework
  • Experience of working within a team
  • Experience of providing customer service
  • Good understanding of health and safety requirements
  • Experience of managing a cohort of key children


Nursery Nurse, Nursery Practitioner, Senior Nursery Nurse

Setting Type

Private Day Nursery

Recruiter Type

Direct Employer

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