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2018-03-22 Nurseries Job Title: Nursery Assistant

Job Role: Nursery Assistant / Early Years Assistant

Date Posted: 20 Feb 2018

Job Location: Haringey , London


View all jobs posted by Brown Bears Nursery - North London

Salary: 6.50

Hours: Full Time or Part Time

Contact Name: Cheryl Brown

Job Reference: Day nurseries


We require a level 2 childcare qualified person

A Nursery Assistant plays an important role in assisting in the care of young children. They plan and organise both fun and educational activities and take care of children’s personal needs. We are looking for a punctual, reliable workers who is good at early starts.

All candidates must have a valid DSB check.

Purpose of Post
1   To contribute a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children placed in the Setting;
2   To give support to other personnel within the Setting;
3   To implement the daily routine of the Setting.

Key Areas
o   Work with Children;
o   Team Work;
o   Liaise with Parents/carers.

Duties and Responsibilities
1   To contribute to a planned programme of activities suitable to the age range of children in conjunction with other staff;
2   To keep a proper record of achievement file on key children, for parents/carers;
3   Work alongside parents/carers of special needs children to provide full integration in the Setting;
4   Support all staff and engage in a good staff team;
5   Uphold standards within the Setting by adhering to all policies and procedures, ensuring that you read all throughly;
6   Strive to safeguard children by working to the organisation’s safeguarding Code of Conduct;
7   Liaise with and support parents/carers and other family members;
8   To attend ALL out of working hours activities, e.g. training, monthly staff meetings, parents/carers evenings, Christmas party, etc;
9   To be flexible within working practices of Setting. Be prepared to help where needed, including to undertake certain domestic jobs within the Setting, e.g. preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment, sweeping the floor etc;
10   Work alongside the manager and staff team to ensure that the philosophy behind the nursery is fulfilled;
11   Recording accidents in the accident book. Ensure the manager has initialled the report before the parent receives it.