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Nursery Assistant


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First Steps Nursery
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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£17,652 - £19,020 per annum
21/02/2020 23:59

If you are a Childcare Practitioner qualified to NVQ Level 2 then we would like to invite you apply to First Steps Nursery.

We currently require enthusiastic and motivated Nursery Assistants, with some experience in the role, to join our team.

We are a 130 place nursery rated as ‘Outstanding’ in all areas by OFSTED, following our latest inspection; one of the largest nurseries with this rating in the South West.

We have a passion for providing childcare that maximises the learning opportunities for every child and we are very proud of the service standards and reputation we have worked hard to achieve. We can offer excellent career opportunities for the right people.

You must have a warm happy fun loving disposition and the ability to make every child feel special and inspired to achieve. You would need to demonstrate good people skills, knowledge of EYFS requirements and a desire to develop professionally.

You will be given the opportunity to take a guided tour of the nursery, to find out what it is like to work as here, learn more about the team and the facilities and benefits we can offer you.

Hours: 37.5 per week

For informal enquiries please contact Ms Kay Rosslee, Childcare Manager on (01392) 405868

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 & Dignity

***Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.**

Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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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

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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