New Directions Social Care

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Job Description

New Directions are looking for a Nursery Nurse to work in a well-known nursery in Cardiff. This permanent position, will be Monday to Friday with the hours varying between 07:30am and 18:00pm. Ideally you will have worked in a similar role before and have a Level 3 CACHE Diploma qualification or equivalent.

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The role of a Nursery Nurse

A job working with children, whether in a nursery, play scheme or out of school club, is primarily a fun one. You will be helping children learn through play and you could be organising group activities or working with a child on a one-to-one basis.

Job Purpose:

  • to provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children placed in the nursery;
  • to give support to other staff in the nursery;
  • to implement the daily routine within the nursery.

Nursery Nurses will need a Level 2 qualification in childcare or above. The Department for Education (DfE) has information on all approved childcare qualifications. http://www.education.gov.uk/eypqd/index.shtml

If you don’t have a Level 2 qualification, you can start out by working as a nursery assistant where you’ll be supervised by more experienced staff.

Day-to-day tasks may include:

  • planning and supervising activities like arts and crafts, music and cooking;
  • helping children to learn numeracy and language skills through games;
  • taking children on outings;
  • feeding and changing babies;
  • observing children and making notes to write reports;
  • making sure children are safe and well.

Please contact New Directions Social Care for more information on this job vacancy,on 029 2039 0150, or use our form below to enquire about this job vacancy.

Last modified: 18th May 2018


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