Nursery Nurse- Little Apples Nursery
Band: Band 3
Salary: £22,816 to £24,336 per annum
Working pattern: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Shift Pattern: 7am- 6pm
Reference number: 318-23-COR-R12004
Job location: Cheltenham General, Cheltenham, GL53 7AN
Closing Date: 20th November 2023
Come and work in our friendly NHS nursery
We're expanding! Come and work in our team, many of whom have been with the nursery since the early days. Be part of an important and high-profile organisation offering the best NHS childcare.
When you join Gloucestershire Hospitals you can look forward to a warm welcome from our experienced team, a future full of opportunities and support, and a whole range of other NHS benefits you may not find at other nurseries. Including, 27 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays, excellent pension package and many NHS discounts.
Enjoy your job, every day is different at Little Apples and full of fun for the children and the staff. Arrive with a smile and leave with one too.
The ideal candidate will be flexible, approachable and have plenty of energy and enthusiasm. With a passion for childcare, you will bring your experience and ideas to our friendly and welcoming team.
Main duties of the job
- Meeting the diverse needs of children aged 3 months to 5 years.
- To manage time effectively to complete additional duties such as planning and completing developmental records.
- Meeting the needs of the parents/guardians acting professionally, compassionately and consistently in day to day and sensitive situations
The Gloucestershire Hospitals Nurseries began operating over 30 years ago and are located in Gloucester and Cheltenham. The nurseries offer full day care for 52 weeks per year, from 7.00am to 6.00pm, Monday to Friday for children up until the age of 5.
We employ a high calibre of staff, ranging from Nursery Trainees to Degree Level practitioners. In general, the nurseries have a low staff turnover and the retention of highly skilled and motivated staff is paramount.
We provide the very highest levels of care for the children of our staff members while they are busy keeping our essential hospital services functioning effectively. We're committed to providing a safe, caring and stimulating environment for children and prioritising positive play experiences.
Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the largest employer in the county and with over 8,000 staff, we are one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK. We offer a generous annual leave allowance, excellent bank rates, access to the excellent NHS Pension Scheme, discounts for local shops, restaurants and services, access to our health and well-being hub, access to our two on-site nurseries, flexible working options, discounted public transport, reward and recognition schemes, exercise and activity classes and membership to our popular hospital choir.