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Nursery Nurse (part-time)

Job title Nursery Nurse (part-time)

Department Westwood Nursery

Salary Starting from £20,092, rising to £22,254 pro rata

Grade Grade 4

Placed on Thursday 14 October 2021

Closing date Sunday 31 October 2021

Interview date Friday 12 November 2021

Reference CC8711R


Join our dedicated and welcoming team, who pride themselves in their authentic and warm approach, creating a rewarding environment for our children. Your development is also important to us, we will provide you with a range of training and development to meet your own professional pathway. Our campus offers you a safe environment to enrich the children's development, from forest walks, trips to see the ducks at our pond, to experiencing the energy within our sports village.

You will thrive within this passionate close-knit team recognised both by our parents and Ofsted in the quality of our children's experience through three consecutive outstanding ratings.

About you:

You will be driven by the opportunity to create a safe and engaging environment for young children. You will be naturally alert to the security of others seeking to react or pre-empt a situation before it escalates. As someone who enjoys being part of a team, you will also have:

  • developed a high level of communication with parents and children.
  • an understanding of the EYFS curriculum with the ability to support the development of our children.
  • a minimum NVQ 3 in Childcare & Education (or another relevant qualification, including BTEC, PGCE, NNEB etc).
  • a relevant First Aid Certificate.

About the role:

Providing care and education to young children between the ages 6 months to 5 years, you will become a key member of the team. Working closely with the Room leader, you will select, prepare and use a range of resources suitable for children’s ages, interests, and abilities, taking account of diversity and promoting equality and inclusion.

We currently provide care for 48 children mostly from staff and students of the University. Opening on site in 1977 we are proud of our outstanding record, and we work closely with many other departments within the University of Bath to ensure the safety and wellbeing and best possible education for children. We are open between 8.30am - 5.30pm, Monday - Friday.

The appointment will be made subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) clearance being obtained.

Further information:

We currently have part-time hours available and would welcome your application.

For an informal discussion about working here please contact Pauline Young, Childcare Services Manager (01225 386518 or however, please submit your application via the University website, with a copy of your CV.

About us:

The University of Bath is one of the leading UK universities with strong ambitions for the future. Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment to work. We are an equal opportunities employer and have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations.

We are a family friendly workplace and are open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the University. We recognise the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package including a generous employer pension scheme and annual leave entitlement and are encouraging of your personal and professional development, along with (but not limited to):

  • A flexible working environment
  • Salary exchange scheme (cycle to work)
  • Onsite private and NHS dentist, onsite medical centre
  • Employee discount scheme

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

Further details:

Living Wage

We are an accredited Living Wage employer. Appointments at Grade 2, Spine Point 3, 4 and 5 will receive an additional supplement to ensure a minimum hourly pay equivalent to the Living Wage as confirmed on our Bath pay and grading structure page.

Visa information:

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our guidance on the Skilled Worker Visa before embarking on a job application to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR, please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.

Update to our application process:

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters into any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. as part of this, where possible, we’d like you to remove all personal details from your CV e.g. your name, date of birth, location details, email address, photograph