Bamboo Childcare


We specialise in sourcing permanent roles for personnel who work in Early years and residential childcare.

Bamboo Childcare values all our candidates and as we are experts in this niche field of recruitment we can ensure that we are best positioned to find the role that suits your skills, experiences and desires.

Through our initial vetting and in-depth interview with you we will build up your profile. We can then match you effectively to the best position within our portfolio of childcare and social care organisations, that we have established through networking and word of mouth recommendations.

We will support you throughout the full recruitment process by way of our initial vetting which aims to pick up your keys skills and areas of achievement. This way when we format your CV we can promote you in the best way and ensure you have not missed anything vital out from your original application.

We will conduct a preliminary telephone interview with you to assess your full suitability for the posts you are applying for, and give advice post interview in regards to areas for development or suggested research required on your part to ensure you are well prepared for your formal interview with our clients.

We will endeavour to provide constructive feedback from your formal interview with our clients whatever the outcome as we believe this is key to your continuous development and our ability to find you further employment moving forward.

"Eleanor and Hayley were absolutely fantastic in finding me a position that was exactly what I was looking for. They were efficient in arranging my interviews quickly to meet both my and my new employers schedules, professional in completing all the necessary checks and very personable to deal with on a day to day basis. The details they provided relating to the role were accurate and they worked with me to negotiate my contract superbly, I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a position or anyone looking to recruit someone in the CYP sector."

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Bamboo Childcare is part of the Bamboo Resourcing group and we have over 25 years experience recruiting permanent staff to childcare establishments nationwide.

Roles we recruit for include: Nursery assistant; Qualified Nursery Nurse; Room leader, Senior Nursery Nurse, Third in Charge, Nursery Teacher, EYP, Deputy Nursery Manager, Nursery Manager, Regional/Area Manager, RSW, Senior RSW, Deputy Residential Manager, Registered Childrens Home Manager and more.

Save yourself valuable time and let the efficient and experienced personnel at Bamboo Childcare source suitably qualified high calibre candidates for permanent roles within your organisation.

Our service levels ensure a cost effective solution with the aim of providing added value to your organisation by way of sourcing you high calibre effective staff. Our service includes:

Advertising across various generic and specialist mediums and jobs boards
Individual recruitment campaign (including social network sites)
Contacting our large database of registered candidates
Preselecting candidates from all those who apply to roles
Short listing candidates ensuring suitability and experience matches supplied person spec/job description
Initial vetting of candidates to check work record, declaration of convictions and history of any disciplinaries etc
Pre selection interview with Bamboo Childcare
Checks of Identity, proofs of address and qualifications
Completion of equal opportunities forms
Completion of declaration of conviction form
Out of hours service evening and weekend
Attain two references
Free Replacement service (up to 12 weeks)
We are so confident with our recruitment process that we will offer a free replacement service up to 12 weeks of someone starting with your organisation via Bamboo Childcare.

As a resource we are committed to providing support to your provision through various means and one of the ways of giving you something back is our quarterly network events which we organise and are offered free of charge to all Owners and Management within Nursery provisions.

Please contact Bamboo Childcare to discuss your individual requirements and we will endeavour to send details of appropriate personnel over to you within 48 hours of receiving details of the vacancy.

*If you are opening a new nursery and in need of several staff, or if you are interested in forming an agreement with a sole agency in order to provide consistent staffing support please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss further advantages.*

Please find testimonials from clients we have worked with:

"Eleanor and Hayley provided an excellent professional recruitment service through from my initial enquiry to the placement of three high calibre senior management candidates. They demonstrated an understanding of our requirements and communicated effectively at all stages of the process both verbally and electronically, which makes a difference when able to speak discuss the candidates personally with someone. I would recommend Bamboo Childcare to any other nursery or childcare organisation." Jane Jobson, Regional Director - Busy Bees

"Eleanor and her colleagues have been considerate of our requirements and are an invaluable support with our recruitment: we receive more CVs from them than any other agency, and these are of a high quality. Candidates are well known to Eleanor and thus we feel Eleanor's advice in which candidate might best fit a particular job is very beneficial to the selection process. In addition, it is very easy to speak to Eleanor, especially out-of-hours, and this 24/7 support is very helpful." Stephanie Molnar, Director Elmscot ltd

"Bamboo have helped our company grow amazingly over the past few years that we have been working with them. As an agency supplying childcare staff they have an incredible talent for sourcing highly qualified, motivated and genuinely able applicants to fill our posts. Their communication is concise and through their hard work and commitment we have been able to build the dedicated staff team that has earned our nursery its excellent reputation within the local community." Bernadette Morgan, Childcare and Business Development Manager, Little Learners Day Nursery

"I have worked with Bamboo for three years and from the start have always found them to be supportive, reliable and refreshingly honest. Both Eleanor and Hayley have vast valuable experience and are dedicated to making positive impact on the Early Years sector, I have found their networking events to be highly enjoyable and professionally very informative, along with the benefit of being able to network with like minded Early Years professionals. Bamboo had added many strings to their bow over the recent years and I personally can say I look forward and support their continuing growth. Long may our relationship continue." Olivia Gunson, Regional Manager, Little Acorns

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Additional Information


We have offices located at the the following addresses:

  • Bamboo House, 18 Lyndhurst Road, Didsbury, Greater Manchester, M20 6AA
  • Kemp House 152 - 160 City Road, London, London, EC1V 2PD

We recruit candidates at the following experience levels:

  • Graduate
  • Team Leader
  • Junior
  • Manager
  • Regular
  • Senior Manager
  • Senior
  • Director

We recruit in the following industries:

  • Child Care
  • Education
  • Domestic / Child Care
  • Social Care

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