Nursery Nurse

Job Title: Nursery Nurse Add to My Job Folder

Job Setting: Day Nursery / Nursery School

Job Role: Nursery Nurse / Early Years Practitioner

Date Posted: 08 Jan 2020

Salary: £17,250 to £26,000 per annum

Hours: Full Time

Job Reference: JR-003096

Job Location: Nottingham , Nottinghamshire

Our Bright Horizons Nottingham Day Nursery is currently recruiting for a qualified Nursery Nurse to join their amazing team!


The role is working full time, Monday – Friday and also offers the option to work 4 long days with an additional day off during the week. We are offering a highly competitive salary of between £17,250 - £26,000 per annum.



To deliver a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children placed in our nursery alongside keeping everyone safe 



  • Consistently deliver and plan rich learning opportunities and exceptional care that helps all children to develop and meets their individual needs
  • Consistently deliver and plan rich learning opportunities and exceptional care that helps all children to develop and meets their individual needs
  • Make accurate and effective assessments which reflect the needs, interests and stages of development of the child by effective delivery of the key person approach
  • Ensuring an enabling environment is providing consistent stimulating and inspiring activities for the children in both the indoor and outdoor area as a continuous provision 
  • Ensure that British Values are incorporated and demonstrated through Early Years Foundation Stage learning and play
  • Safeguard and promote the health, safety and welfare of children in line with our child protection and keeping everyone safe policies and procedures 
  • Ensure internal policies and procedures are adhered whilst also meeting the external legislation and guidelines from our governing bodies
  • Promote and follow guidelines implemented for managing behaviour including supporting children to manage their own feelings and behaviours
  • Continually work in partnership with colleagues, parents and/or carers or other professionals to meet the individual needs of the children ensuring a diverse and inclusive approach is maintained at all times
  • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication at all levels
  • Attend staff meetings and training sessions for continuous professional development
  • Demonstrate the HEART principles in everyday working life 
  • Working as part of a larger team to ensure all essential day to day tasks are completed in line with the nursery demands ie. Hygiene standards and room preparation
  • To provide support for your colleagues within the nursery and the broader business.



  • Experience of working within the Early Years Sector 



  • Previous experience of working as a key person
  • Specific experience of working with 0-2 year age range


  • Sound understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage 



  • Early years curriculum
  • Basic understanding of Safeguarding and Child Protection
  • Basic understanding of wider legislative requirements for working with children



  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to be flexible, adaptable and embrace new ways of doing things



  • Child Protection
  • Genuine desire and passion for ongoing learning and development



  • Full and relevant  Level 2/3 Childcare qualification
  • Current Paediatric First Aid if qualified after 30/06/2016



  • Paediatric First Aid

We look forward to receiving your application!




Because of the nature of this job, it will be necessary for the appropriate level of criminal record disclosure to be undertaken. Therefore, it is essential in making your application that you disclose any information requested in respect of applicable convictions and cautions (including, as applicable any reprimands or final warnings). This post may be exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, in which case applicants are not entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are ‘spent’ under the provision of the Act unless the conviction or caution is “protected” as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). Any such ‘protected’ conviction or caution is not subject to disclosure to employers, and cannot be taken into account. All guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found in the DBS filtering collection, available here: The fact that a pending charge, conviction, caution, reprimand or final warning has been recorded against you will not necessarily debar you from consideration for this role but any failure to disclose any such information will result in dismissal or disciplinary action.

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