A fantastic opportunity to join a very warm, friendly and beautiful Nursery setting based in Leyton as a Level 3 Qualified Nursery Nurse. They are looking for enthusiastic individuals with a positive attitude and desire to learn.
You will be expected to work 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Within this Nursery you can expect a competitive salary, excellent training and development as well as a caring and passionate place to work.
You will need a Level 3 childcare qualification as a minimum, Paediatric First Aid Certificate Food & Hygiene Level 2 certificate (or willingness to train for certificate if necessary.)
You must be an outstanding nursery officer providing an example of excellent childcare practice, conduct and professionalism at all times.
You must have a thorough understanding of the nursery policies and procedures relevant to your role with additional emphasis on your knowledge and understanding of the nursery safeguarding policy.
You should have knowledge of current legislation and guidance which governs our activities including the appropriate sections of the Children's Acts 1989 and 2006 as well as all current health and safety, race relations legislation and the EYFS.
As a nursery officer you are responsible for the safety and wellbeing of the children in your care under the guidance of your room leader and 2nd in charge.
The children's needs must always be your first consideration and your highest priority must be to provide a safe, secure, caring and stimulating environment. This must be done within the framework of the EYFS and you must ensure that you meet the developmental needs of each individual child.
You should have a high degree of professionalism in your interactions with the other staff and treat other staff members, the senior room staff and the management team with respect at all times.
You will be expected to work closely with managers, room leaders and other nursery staff to create a positive environment in the nursery and to build close ties and relationships with parents and carers.
You must have the highest regard and dedication to ensuring the nursery is the best it can be at all times and if any member of staff is not upholding this commitment to bring it to the attention of a more senior member of staff.
Responsible to: Your room leader, 2nd in charge, the Management Team (and when applicable to the Senior Nursery Officer)
Responsible for: You are directly responsible for the children in your care.
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