Full or Part Time
Bretsa Early Years is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary nursery staff to nurseries across London and Kent. Our temp team work in a variety of nurseries on a day-to-day basis or in advance to cover sickness/absences, short term or long term cover around where you live.
We are currently seeking individuals who are proactive, have a passion for working with children and have an adaptable personality as you will be working in different nurseries. If this sounds like you, then we’d love to hear from you!
Bretsa’s hourly rates are as follows:
£7.50-8.25 per hour (unqualified)
£8.25 per hour (Level 2)
£9 per hour (Level 3)
We also offer the following benefits:
Flexible working hours
Free online child safeguarding course
Refer a friend scheme
Opportunities to develop experience
Like the idea of joining us so far? Please see our requirements below:
Applicants must have a minimum 3 months experience working in a childcare setting, hold a Level 1 Childcare qualification or a Level 2/3 Health and Social Care qualification
You must have an Enhanced DBS Check on the update service or be willing to get a new one with Bretsa
You must provide references that cover the last 2 years
It is essential that you have knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), safeguarding and ratios
You must be willing to travel to different nurseries in and around your area and be happy to work on short notice
A great range of nursery jobs Bretsa works with private day nurseries, children's centres, montessori schools, after school clubs, play schemes, nursery schools and primary schools right across London and Kent. From large groups to independent venues, we can find you great options.
Applying for temporary work - what to expect Are you looking for the odd day now and then to fit in with other commitments? Or an ongoing placement somewhere?
When you come to register with our friendly consultants you'll have an interview about working in nurseries, get to discuss your requirements, and show us all your documents. The consultant will help you through the referencing and DBS process and our system will send you an email each week so you know how your application is progressing.
Once you've cleared our safeguarding checks you'll be live on our system and your consultant will contact you to welcome you onboard. Then you just login to our website from your phone and update when you want to work each week and our consultant matches you to the available shifts.
Remember to get your timesheet signed at the end of each placement, get it in to us and you're paid the following Friday. You even get pay holiday pay and a pension.
Ready to start? Just click the APPLY button at the top of this page.
Permanent work At any one time we have LOTS of permanent roles available.
From Nursery Managers, Deputy Nursery Managers, Room Leaders, Nursery Nurses, Nursery Cooks, Nursery Assistants and everything in between we either already have something that is local to you, or we can find it.
Choosing your next permanent role can feel like a daunting step and we understand that. Our consultants in the office will explain the process, go through your CV to make sure it's ready to show to clients and discuss options.
Even if you're not looking to apply for a new position today we're always happy to discuss option - why not give us a call for a chat?