Nursery Practitioner

Job Title: Nursery Practitioner

Job Setting: Day Nursery / Nursery School

Job Role: Nursery Nurse / Early Years Practitioner

Date Posted: 29 Nov 2018

Salary: Bonus Scheme - Earn up to £1,000 bonus termly

Hours: Full Time

Job Reference: FFAL3

Job Location: Aldershot , Hampshire


Friends Forest (Ash) is looking for a qualified Nursery Practitioner 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 must also be patient, empathetic, caring and friendly.

Friends Forest (Ash) 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 which will give you opportunities to advance your career in childcare? If so, then Friends Forest (Ash) is the place for you, and in return for your commitment we can offer you:

  • Excellent base salary
  • Christmas closure
  • Reward and recognition bonus scheme – potential £1,000 termly bonus
  • 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
  • Staff discount for childcare
  • Pension scheme
  • Supportive management team - "Open Door Policy"
  • Uniform provided

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

Friends Forest (Ash) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and Enhanced Disclosure and Barring checks will be required.


  • • Full and relevant Early Years qualification • 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 Desirable Skills/Qualifications: • Experience of working in a similar role
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