Life Sciences Research for Lifelong Health

Nursery Assistant (Part-time)


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.
We are seeking a part-time Nursery Assistant to work in all areas of our Nursery. 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 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8.30am to 5.45pm (with one hour’s unpaid lunch break per day) and on Fridays from 12.00pm to 5.15pm, totalling 30 hours per week. The successful candidate will work across all rooms within the Nursery.
Full details of the position can be found here.

Starting salary is £12,853 per annum to £13,566 per annum depending on experience.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and an enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB Disclosure) is required.
On applying please quote reference KK-NA-PT
Closing date for completed applications is Monday 29th May 2017

Interviews for this post are planned to be held on w/c 5th June 2017
The Babraham Institute is a user of the disability symbol and is positive about disabled people.
The Babraham Institute receives strategic funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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