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Nursery Assistant

  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £60 - £80 per day
  • Contract hours: FullTime

Job provided by Tradewind Recruitment


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About the job

Do you have a CACHE/NVQ Level 3 qualification in childcare or higher? Are you looking for flexible working hours or even a permanent position in the Cambridge region? Then we have a great new vacancy for you!

A great, new nursery are looking to take on qualified Nursery Nurses as soon as possible to join their enthusiastic and growing team. Based in central Cambridge, the nursery has great access to local transport links and also has a large on site parking for all workers. With great access to the nursery, here are a few more benefits of working with this nursery:

  • Joining a supportive and proactive team to help you grow professionally and intellectually within your field
  • Working with a competitive salary with potential to work up your career path
  • Great referral scheme offered through Tradewind resulting in you getting extra TAX FREE cash! (T&Cs apply)
  • The opportunity for flexible working hours for those who have other responsibilities such as childcare or educational needs
  • There is also the opportunity for Professional Career Development by receiving the necessary training required for the role

Does this sound like the opportunity youve been waiting for? The nursery operates from 86, MondayFriday; 51 weeks of the year meaning you get a well deserved week off for Christmas with your loved ones and also any extra holidays needed will be explained further. Some of the daytoday responsibilities include:

  • Supervising young children throughout the day to ensure safeguarding is fulfilled appropriately
  • Helping with mealtimes, feeding and cleaning the children to promote a high standard of hygiene within the nursery
  • Creating and running different activities for the children to follow according to the EYFS framework
  • Using your initiative to create a fun, safe and educational environment for the children in the nursery
  • Working successfully within an inclusive team to provide high quality childcare
  • Changing nappies and helping with potty training
  • Creating a positive and encouraging environment for the children during their early life development

If you believe you would be able to provide great childcare to the children then please read below to see what requirements the candidate must fill:

  • Have a DBS on the update service or the willingness to complete a new one
  • Must have experience working with children within the last 5 years in a professional environment
  • Have a CACHE level 3 certificate or equivalent
  • Have excellent knowledge of the EYFS framework and how to apply it in a nursery environment
  • Have great knowledge of Ofsted ratings and how to prepare for an Ofsted inspection
  • Must have excellent knowledge of safeguarding and its importance when working with young and vulnerable children

If you think that you would be the perfect candidate for this position then please apply below or submit your CV using the link below.

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