A fantastic private day nursery is looking for an experienced nursery practitioner to join their fun-loving team in Amersham.
Salary - £18,500-£22,500
As a qualified nursery practitioner, you will have to care for and develop children in your care, ensuring high quality experiences.
Your responsibilities are not limited to but include:
To care for and stimulate through purposeful play and interactions the children in your care, building excellent relationships with them and promoting their development.
To provide a safe, happy, stimulating environments for all children, treating each child as a unique individual.
To ensure the smooth running of the daily practices, ensuring you adhere to all expected practices and that all policies are followed, including ensuring paperwork is completed to a good standard.
To contribute to good observation and assessment of, and planning for, all children in the room, especially your key children.
To have an understanding and demonstrate practical knowledge of the Childcare Standards and the Framework for Early Years Foundation Stage.
To act as a Named Coordinator relevant to skills or training as designated by the Nursery Manager.
Supporting the Room Leader and assisting with the planning of activities in a designated area of the nursery.
To attend and participate in staff meetings, sharing best practice and training advice when requested.
To attend and participate in training days, including up to two per year on a Saturday.
To follow all Safeguarding & Welfare practices and requirements. To report any Safeguarding issues immediately to the Room Leader or senior member of staff. This includes sharing concerns about other staff members.
To ensure that only designated staff administer medication as recorded in the risk assessments and as displayed in the Policies and Procedures file.
To ensure records are kept of, and to monitor, all accidents, incidents and risk assessment records.
To promote equal opportunities for all children and staff with regard to their religious persuasion, racial origins, gender, disabilities, cultural or linguistic background; in particular, challenging situations where racism or discrimination are displayed. Report all incidents to the Nursery Manager or named Inclusion Officer.
Preparation, care, cleanliness and maintenance of the playrooms and equipment, including laundry duties.
Supervision of meals and mealtimes and, where appropriate, preparation of baby's bottles.
To undertake any other duties appropriate to the post as directed by the Nursery Manager, Deputy Nursery Manager or Room Leader.
You will report to: The Room Leader.
As a qualified nursery practitioner, you must have:
A Level 2 or above Childcare Qualification
Current First Aid Certificate (for young children/ adults)
Current Safeguarding Children Certificate or willing to obtain.
We are looking for someone who has experience in the following:
Caring for babies/ young children ensuring good, appropriate behaviour and offering high quality provision, care and delivering high standards of learning and development.
Developing good working parental relationships.
Implementing core policies, such as Safeguarding, Equality and Health and Safety.
Observing children and planning for their needs.
Developing babies and young children, intellectually, socially, physically and emotionally.
Benefits package includes:
· Performance bonus
· Annual salary review
· Free uniform
· Free DBS check
· Staff wellness programme
· 20 Days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
· Continuous professional development
· Career progression opportunities
· Increasing holiday after two years' service up to 25 days
· Annual Christmas break (1 week)
· Company pension
· Discounted childcare
· Discounted food If you are interested in this Full Time Nursery Nurse Job in Buckinghamshire, please apply now.