Nursery Assistants

  • Date Posted:
  • Location:Brighton
  • Sector:Social Care
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Salary:£11.59/hour GBP

Job Description

Pay Rate £11.59 + Holiday entitlement

Guidant is looking for Nursery Assistants in Brighton for adhoc shifts, to cover sickness and holiday.

You will work under the instruction of senior staff to assist in the preparation and delivery of education and care for the children in the nursery, some of whom may have special educational needs

Provide children with personal care, including changing nappies, assisting with toileting and other associated welfare duties.
Supervise, play with and engage children to ensure their safety and access to learning.
Establish good relationships with children, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs.
Be aware of and recognise difference, ensuring all children have equal opportunities to learn, develop and make relationships, with particular regard to those with special educational needs.
Facilitate children to make relationships with others, engage in activities and develop age-appropriate independence.
To actively co-regulate behaviour in accordance with the behaviour policy procedures and where necessary to report difficulties to senior staff.
To liaise with parents/carers and pass on messages to and from them as directed.
To prepare and serve healthy food for children and have knowledge of individual Children's needs and dietary requirements (e.g. food allergies) and ensuring that these are met.
Carry out ongoing cleaning of the nursery.
To set up and deliver the session's activities and to use equipment associated with activities safely and responsibly.
Have an understanding of Children's individual and development needs and contribute to their records related to care and learning as directed by senior staff.
To be aware of signs and symptoms of abuse and know how to record and report any concerns, discussing them with senior practitioners as soon as possible.
Provide clerical / admin support if required, e.g. photocopying, filing, reception cover etc.

Guidant will process an Enhanced DBS for you, Safeguarding training will be required. NVQ Level 3 in Social Care required.

Guidant Global is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy