Life Sciences Research for Lifelong Health

Nursery Assistant

Babraham Nursery

Babraham Nursery was opened in September 1990 and operates from a large house situated in a quiet corner of a residential area in the grounds of the Institute. It has a large enclosed garden with climbing frame, pathways and grassed areas. It accommodates up to a total of ninety children on the Early Years register aged from 6 weeks to 5 years throughout the year and operates a separate holiday club for school aged children during the holidays at the local school.
There is a large team of Nursery Nurses and Nursery Assistants who care for the children as well as staff who provide the meals and administrative support.  A Senior Nursery Nurse leads each of the four base rooms supported by the Deputy Managers and Head of Nursery.  We also have two cleaners who carry out regular daily cleaning.
The Nursery is open all year round except for Bank Holidays and a one-week closure during the Christmas period.

A post has arisen for a full-time Nursery Assistant. Applicants should ideally have experience of working with young children under the age of five years in an early years setting.
The successful candidate will be expected to work from Mondays to Thursdays from 8.30am to 5.45pm and on Fridays from 8.30am to 5.45pm totalling 40.75 hours per week.
This post is predominantly within our Caterpillar room (children aged 12 -24 months), however the successful candidate must be willing to work with all age groups across nursery.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and an enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB Disclosure) is required.
Starting salary is £17,459 per annum

On applying please quote reference AB-NA-P
Closing date for completed applications is Sunday 15th January 2017
Interviews for this post will be held w/c 23rd January 2017
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The Babraham Institute receives strategic funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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