Nursery Nurse

Location: Richmond upon Thames
Industry: Nursery
Reference: PE11170190
Salary: £9.25 - £11 per hour
Job Published: 2 months ago
Protocol Education are looking for a L2 or 3 Qualified Childcare Nursery Nurse Practitioner to join our vibrant and friendly agency to work on a supply basis in the Surrey - Richmond, Twickenham and Kingston area.
Our Ideal Candidate Will:
·Hold a relevant level 2 or 3 childcare qualification
·Have experience within a childcare setting
·Be enthusiastic, fun, creative and a good role model
·Have real passion, motivation and drive for working with and educating children
·Have a good level of understanding of the EYFS and Safeguarding policies/procedures
·Have a commitment to self-development and be prepared and motivated to keep knowledge and skills updated
·Believe in promoting and building strong parent partnerships to provide cohesive learning for the children

The Role requires that you ensure:
·The highest standards are maintained when providing care, implementing safeguarding practices and following nursery policies/procedures
·EYFS/SEND standards are promoted, implemented and applied to your work
·The responsibility (alongside management) of health, safety, security and wellbeing of children, staff and visitors is upheld
·Participation in the key persons system being responsible for a group of children including monitoring, assessment, up to date recording and reporting on their development and progress
·Children's emotional and social needs are met implementing the principles and techniques for positive behaviour management
·A supported and smooth settling in/transition period for children as required
·The promotion of good personal and food hygiene with the children whilst encouraging independence
·Professionalism, effective team work, high quality practice, flexibility and the promotion of equality and diversity
·Activities provided are planned appropriately and are specific to a child's/group's abilities, interests, language and cultural background supporting the individual's development through learning and play
·The attendance of meetings, training (both mandatory and otherwise), appraisals and supervision as required
·The timely escalation of any practice/family concerns ensuring effective communication pathways between parents/carers and colleagues
·Effective partnership with management, colleagues and other professionals as required including family support workers, speech therapists, SENCO.
·Any other duties as required by management within the scope of your role
What We Can Offer:
·Competitive pay rates
·Flexible working hours
·Training and celebration events
·And much more
Experience:
·Childcare: 1 year (Required)
Flexible Working Options Available between the hours of 7.30-18.30
Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £44.00