Early Years Practitioner - Bank - #49232

Bright Horizons


Date: 1 week ago
City: Chester
Contract type: Full time

Bright Horizons Countess of Chester Day Nursery and Preschool

Hourly Rate: £10.71 - £14.42 (dependant on qualification/s and experience)

Location: Countess of Chester

Working as a qualified Bank Staff Member within one of our nurseries, you can blend the convenience of Bank / Locum / Agency work, with the security and benefits of being an employee – giving you the flexibility to work when you want!

If you’re looking for a flexible working role, where you can have fun, be creative, and help to develop little minds – a Bank role with Bright Horizons would be a perfect fit for you.

What we can offer you

Our benefits include, but are not limited to;

  • Above industry standard salary, with annual salary reviews

  • Discounted childcare of 40% for first child (T&Cs apply)

  • Smart Health access, including 24/7 access to Virtual GP appointments, fitness programmes and mental health support

  • Huge variety of discounts across high street brands, utilities, and days out

  • Development programme access for every stage of your career, tailored to your individual journey, with opportunities across our network of nurseries

  • Employee Appreciation throughout the year including our annual Awards of Excellence gala’s

Why Bright Horizons?

We are driven by our HEART values (Honesty, Excellence, Accountability, Respect, and Teamwork). If your values align, you’d be a great fit to join one of our 300 nurseries across the UK. We’ve also been voted Great Place to Work every year since 2006 - as well achieving Great Place for Wellbeing and Great Place for Women.

Did you know, Bright Horizons Foundation for Children charity has been established since 2005 supporting the lives of thousands of children and families in crisis, across almost 100 locations? Each Bright Horizons colleague is entitled to a paid volunteer day every year!

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, and ensuring their safety throughout the day

  • 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

  • Work with colleagues to maintain a positive, happy and safe environment

What we’re looking for

  • Full and Relevant Level 3 or above Early Years qualification

  • Previous experience working with children (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 communication techniques with both children and adults

  • Sound understanding of child protection and the safeguarding of children

  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable

Bright Horizons are committed to creating inclusive environments where everyone has a sense of belonging and has the opportunity to contribute and thrive in meaningful and impactful ways. We are an inclusive employer and welcome people from all backgrounds to apply. We will consider reasonable adjustments required by applicants. Please note, due to our sector all roles are subject to an Enhanced DBS.

We look forward to receiving your application!

If you experience any problems, please email ***************@brighthorizons.com and we will be happy to help.

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