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Bank Nursery Assistant


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Childcare Services
Ad Hoc Bank
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Heavitree Hospital
£17,460 - £18,702 pa / pro rata
28/03/2019 23:59

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated Nursery Assistants to join our staff bank to support the team in our busy on-site nursery.

First Steps Nursery is based at the RD&E Hospital and provides care for the children of N.H.S.staff.

Our expanding childcare service needs people passionate about childcare, professional in outlook and committed.As a Bank Nursery Assistant, you will be requested to work during periods of staff annual leave, sickness and high demand, undertaking the basic nursery assistant role for the children that attend First Steps. Under direction and supervision, you will participate in the implementation of activities to help children’s learning and development and contribute to maintaining the high standards of childcare we insist on. Ideally qualified to N.V.Q.2 with childcare experience we are particularly looking for people who can be flexible and available with short notice.

PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY.Our vision is to provide safe, high quality seamless services delivered with courtesy and respect. To achieve our vision we expect all our staff to uphold our Trust values. Our Trust values are:Honesty, Openness & IntegrityFairness,Inclusion & CollaborationRespect & DignityHours: (Bank) Ad Hoc hoursSalary: Band 2: £14,294 to £17,425 per annum / pro rataFor informal enquiries please contact Ms Kay Rosslee, Childcare Manager on (01392) 405868**If necessary, preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS ‘At Risk’ staff throughout Devon.**DUE TO THE ANTICIPATED HIGH NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THE VACANCY BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.


Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Kay Rosslee 01392 405868

If you have problems applying, contact

Personnel Reception
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
Barrack Road
01392 403936 or 403758

As users of the disability confident scheme, we operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for job applicants with disabilities. If you let us know, when you apply, that you would like to use this scheme, we will guarantee you an interview, if you meet all the essential criteria listed in the person specification section of the job description.

We will also make any reasonable adjustments you require to our selection process. Please let us know what you need

Our Trust is proudly committed to race equality.
To ensure our ethnic minority staff have an equal opportunity to succeed, we are offering career development support to any ethnic minority staff.


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