Nursery Nurse

Bedford, Bedfordshire
19 Oct 2017
18 Nov 2017
Contract Type

Lavenders Day Nursery has an opportunity for a full time qualified Nursery Nurse to join their team. Lavenders Day Nursery is a beautifully converted property retaining much of its original character. The setting boasts two buildings, each with large, brightly decorated playrooms which facilitate an exceptional childcare environment. In addition there is a spacious garden for children’s daily outdoor play and exploration.

Located in the heart of Bedford, close by to local public transport links, Lavenders Day Nursery is open 7.30am-6.30pm Monday-Friday all year round. Part of Childbase Partnership, a Top 10 recommended large nursery group on Day Nurseries, this is your opportunity to join a 100% employee owned company.

You really do matter at Childbase. Your well-being is as important to us as the children in our care. We hold family fun days, an annual ball and awards night, and we offer once in a lifetime trips and opportunities to job swap with Nursery Practitioners and childcare professionals in other countries. A career with Childbase really is more than just a job. We will provide you with a personalised training program, including our amazing Leadership Development program, which means you could progress with us to Room Leader, Team Leader, Deputy Manager, Nursery Manager, or even Area Manager.

We all contribute we all benefit. You will receive cash rewards for going 'Beyond Expectation’ as well as an annual tax-free bonus. In addition to this we offer a wide range of employee benefits:

  • Hourly pay rate of £8.20 - £9.74 to start
  • 22 days annual leave which increases with your length of service, and you can buy and sell days to suit your needs
  • 50% childcare discount from day one for your children and 25% discount for your grand children
  • Workplace pension and numerous discounts
  • Free uniform
  • Discounted medical scheme

Work should be fun and we are looking for childcare professionals who share this philosophy and who can provide children under 5 with a 'Sound Foundation’ for life. If you are enthusiastic, hold an Early Years qualification at level 3 or above, and want a career in childcare, then we would love to hear from you.

Successful Nursery Nurse applicants will need to provide 'right to work in the UK’ documentation, undertake a DBS and provide satisfactory references prior to commencing employment.

This position may be of interest to you if you are a:

Nursery Nurse

Nursery Practitioner

Childcare Practitioner

Early Years Practitioner

Early Years Educator