Nursery Nurse. Job in Harwell E-Nursery Jobs

  • Job Reference: 384514171-2
  • Date Posted: 30 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Bright Horizons
  • Location: Harwell, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £18,825 to £26,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: DOE
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Position: Nursery Nurse

Salary Banding: £18,825 to £26000 per annum (dependent on qualification/s and experience)

Hours: Full time / Permanent / Mon-Fri / 40 hours

Location: Bright Horizons Harwell Day Nursery and Preschool

For this position, we are offering a Welcome Bonus of £700* (*terms and conditions apply)

Our Amazing Bright Horizons Harwell Day Nursery and Preschool are looking for a passionate Nursery Nurse to join their team on a permanent basis. The 92 place nursery is located in the Harwell International Business Centre, with great transport links and parking onsite.

Their unique Healthy Hearts and Minds activities carried out at the nursery provide inspirational and engaging learning experiences using the innovative and well established Boogie Mites and myHappymind programmes, and we offer an enriching 'Ready for School' programme, helping children gain the confidence to thrive when moving on to school. We are proud to be rated 'Good' by Ofsted in 2018.

As a Nursery Nurse working with Bright Horizons, you can expect a competitive salary, great company benefits including a retail discount scheme, and fantastic development opportunities.

Purpose of Role:

This role will be key delivering high quality engagement with children supporting there developmental needs, whilst ensuring the highest levels of supervision is maintained. You must maintain our Keeping Everyone Safe policies and procedures and continuously demonstrate and adhere to safe working practices.

With your expert knowledge of the regulatory requirements, you will complete observation and assessment standards Bright Beginnings, Bright Horizons curriculum to ensure a child-centred approach. Working in partnership with parents to complete the observation and planning process meeting the needs of all children in line with the Quality Assurance Framework. Working to ensure service excellence for our current and prospective customers. This includes role modelling behaviour in line our HEART principles and Bright Promise to deliver exceptional care and education.

In addition, this role will work with the room leader together with Early Childhood Specialists to drive continuous improvement and embed inspirational early years pedagogy of the highest standard and secure regulatory compliance with better than National Average inspection outcomes in the UK.

You will support in sharing and articulating the attributes of the Bright Horizons brand, securing Bright Horizons as the provider of choice for families, corporate clients, and employees.

You will support to sharing and articulating the attributes of the Bright Horizons brand, securing Bright Horizons as the provider of choice for families, corporate clients, and employees.

Essential Experience:

* Proven experience of working with early years education settings with successful outcomes for children at 'Good or Outstanding ' regulatory inspection outcomes

* Working in collaboration with colleagues in achieving positive working relationships through effective communication and the support of all members of the nursery team.

* A strong record of on-going training and/or professional qualifications since qualifying

* Strong decision-maker, with the proven ability to work as part of a team to ensure essential day to day tasks are completed in line with nursery demands ie. Hygiene standards and room preparation.

* Experience of food preparation and the completion of relevant training linked to food management

* Experience of child protection and safeguarding policies and procedures

* Highly motivated and driven, meeting deadlines in relation to children's record keeping and assessment.

* Current 12hrs Paediatric First Aid Certificate

Experience Desirable:

* Knowledge of Local Authority and Regulatory requirements and inspection processes across the UK

* Working within policies, procedures, and regulatory requirement.


* Full and relevant level 3 qualification or level 2 qualification (essential)

* 12 hours paediatric first aid (essential)

* Food Hygiene or equivalent training and compliance in food management (this can be completed as part of Induction)

* Relevant safeguarding/child protection training undertaken and a willingness to update training regularly (essential)

* Evidence of continuous professional development

Personal Attributes:

* Able to communicate clearly with adults and children using a variety of techniques (oral and in writing)

* Ability to support and inspire nursery colleagues to achieve the highest standards or care and education.

* Ability to build trust and develop cohesive working relationships with colleagues

* Able to manage workload and manage time effectively

* Able and competent user of company ICT systems and have the willingness to learn and develop ICT skills