Bretsa Early Years Recruitment are looking for a Level 3 Nursery Practitioner for one of their well established nursery clients
Job Title: Nursery Practitioner - Baby Room Hours: 4 days per week, 8am to 6pm Reporting to: Nursery Manager and Deputy Manager and Room Leader Minimum Qualifications: NVQ Level 3 Salary: £21,000 per annum Location: Lewisham Duties and Responsibilities: · Adhere to the policies and procedures of the day nursery. · Work as part of the nursery team and assist in any duties required. · Ensure that the recommended staff/child ratios are maintained at all times. · Maintain a clean safe environment at all times and report any health and safety concerns to management team. · Ensure records of the childrens day are completed and the details communicated to parents. · Ensure supervision at mealtimes and all dietary requirements are adhered to. · Availability to work in any areas of the Day Nursery undertaking the care and supervision of the children and in other areas of the nursery to ensure its smooth running. · Attend and participate in any further training programmes as required. · Promote positive behaviour of children and within the staff team. · Be a key person, to a small number of children; this involves providing a secure attachment figure to help children settle, meeting their care needs such as feeding, sleeping and nappy changes, planning for your key childrens needs and interests and monitoring and supporting their development. · Make observations on children and ensure learning journals are kept up to date. · Actively participate in the planning of activities to suit the childrens needs and stages of development, supporting and promoting individuals learning. · Actively participate in developing displays and ideas for effective working practice within the room. · Build and maintain positive and effective relationships with parents/carers. · In the absence of the room leader, show willingness to maintain the smooth running of the room, by working effectively with your team. · Attendance at the after-hours staff meeting to participate in discussions about the practice of the Day Nursery. · Ensure confidentiality is maintained in the nursery. Additional Personal Qualities · Reliable · Trustworthy and confidential · Presentable appearance and manner · Caring for others · Good team worker · Enthusiastic · Adaptable · Willingness to develop
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.
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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.
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