Bright Horizons Family Solutions
Our Bright Flex team blend the convenience of Bank / Locum / Agency work, with the security and benefits of being an employee – giving people within this team the flexibility to work when and where they want!
If you’re looking for a flexible working role, where you can have fun, be creative, and help to develop little minds – our Bright Flex team would be a perfect fit for you.
We are currently looking for a number of flexible staff members who are qualified with a minimum of a Level 2 in a childcare qualification to support our nursery below:
_ Hertford Day Nursery and Preschool (SG13) _
Why Bright Horizons?
We care for over 10,000 children across the UK, across our portfolio of over 300 nurseries, 98% of which are rated Good or Outstanding by Ofsted. We’re on a mission to change the future for children, families, and the people we work with, and are committed to progressive working values like flexibility, work-life balance, and wellbeing.
What you’ll be doing
Support Nursery colleagues with their delivery of the EYFS, by engaging children in entertaining and educational play and activities, encouraging their development towards key milestones
Supervise the children throughout the day, ensuring their safety
Work as part of a larger team, to ensure all essential day-to-day tasks are completed in line with nursery demands i.e. hygiene standards and room preparation
Promote and ensure child welfare, protection, health and safety and safeguarding procedures and policies are followed at all times.
Work with colleagues to maintain a positive, happy and safe environment on a day-to-day basis
What we can offer you
Our benefits include, but are not limited to;
£9.80 – £13.20 per hour (dependant on qualification/s and experience)
Career development opportunities across our network of nurseries
Amazing discounts, ranging from childcare to high-street, to utility and days out!
Quarterly Employee Appreciation Weeks – with treats for all the team
External helpline with professional counsellors – supporting your wellbeing 24 hours a day.
Access to our extensive library of training and qualifications, to support your continuous development
What we’re looking for
Full and Relevant Level 2 or above Early Years qualification
Previous experience working with children (Nursery Bank Staff, Nursery Assistant, Teaching Assistant, Nursery Practitioner, Nursery Nurse, Early Years Educator, Nanny, Childminder or similar)
Passion for making learning fun and engaging for each child
Ability to use a variety of techniques to clearly and successfully communicate with both children and adults
Sound understanding of child protection and the safeguarding of children
Ability to be flexible and adaptable – embracing working cultures in different nurseries
Have a flexible approach to working hours, supporting nurseries within a pre-agreed radius of your home address
This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS check
_Because of the nature of this job, it will be necessary for the appropriate level of criminal record disclosure to be undertaken. Therefore, it is essential in making your application that you disclose any information requested in respect of applicable convictions and cautions (including, as applicable any reprimands or final warnings). This post may be exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, in which case applicants are not entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are ‘spent’ under the provision of the Act unless the conviction or caution is “protected” as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). Any such ‘protected’ conviction or caution is not subject to disclosure to employers, and cannot be taken into account. All guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found in the DBS filtering collection, available here: The fact that a pending charge, conviction, caution, reprimand or final warning has been recorded against you will not necessarily debar you from consideration for this role but any failure to disclose any such information will result in dismissal or disciplinary action._
Job Type: Zero hours contract
Salary: £9.80-£13.20 per hour
10 hour shift
8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Work Location: One location
Reference ID: BANKHERTFORD