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Nursery Nurse Vacancy in Newport

Job Description

New Directions Social Care are currently recruiting for nursery nurses in Newport.

This is an excellent opportunity to work in childcare, providing care and support to children under the age of five and creating a fun and happy environment for the children to play and learn. The role includes play work, activities and support with feeding, personal care and working with the staff on daily tasks.

In order to apply for this position, you must have:

A minimum of 6 months experience in childcare work.
Hold a Level 3 Qualification in childcare. (Cache/CCLD/Early years degree)
Ideally be a driver.

Additional Information

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: 1st April 2019


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