Nursery nurses care for young children up to the age of five and, as the title suggests, will be employed primarily in nurseries. Staff will demonstrate a passion for working with young patients and their qualifications and work experience should reflect this.
Qualifications and entry requirements
Education to degree level is not required with GCSEs and some good previous employers usually being enough to obtain a role, coupled with the right attitude and personality.
Recruitment agencies providing nursery nurses will endeavour to find individuals with the aforementioned skill set who will be prepared to work alongside and under the supervision of senior nursery nurses.
Key competencies and salaries
Employment as a nursery nurse can be challenging as one would be expected to assist other staff in providing physical, spiritual and emotional care for young children. It may also be necessary through this type of employment to help children who have been abused, play a significant role of the promotion of public health and help students who are training to become qualified nursery nurses.
A nursery nurse will usually be employed by the NHS but there are also nationwide opportunities in private health care and the community. The lowest paid nursery nurses earn in the region of 12,500 and the highest can expect a wage of approximately 17,500.
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At Platinum Impact Recruitment Ltd, we provide an exemplary service for all of our clients, no matter how small or large the organisation is. The 3 main sectors we specialise in are construction, white collar and industrial recruitment and we have the resource to fill all positions within these industries.
First 4 Education is an Independent Supply Teaching Agency specialising in the placements of Qualified Teachers and Teaching Assistants to Schools on a Supply basis in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. With over 15 years experience of working in the sector we understand the importance of what it is like working on supply. Our informal but professional approach to finding you work makes First 4 Education a stand out company in the sector.
In order to be counted in the staff-to-children ration, Nursery Nurses must hold a Childcare qualification that's recognised by the Early Years Educator (EYE). Some examples include the Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education and the Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner.
We are an independent recruitment company providing temporary and permanent solutions across Shropshire & The West Midlands including Managed Service Solutions and Recruitment Process Outsourcing. Our clients include small to medium enterprises and leading Blue Chip companies. We work in partnership with our clients and pride ourselves on our personal approach to meeting their requirements.
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Whether you are looking for job opportunities within UK schools and nurseries or you represent a school or nursery looking to recruit staff you will find exactly what you are looking for at Protocol Education.
JEM Childcare recruits Early Years Professionals and Qualified Teachers, together with Early Years Practitioners wishing to work in the education sector. To register with us by forwarding us your CV and we will do the rest
Nurseries may want to advertise for candidates with a qualification in paediatric first aid. Although this isn't a legal requirement for job seekers, employers should have staff who are trained in providing first-line medical assistance.
Job seekers should make themselves familiar with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework. The EYFS sets standards for the development of children age 0-5, and all care provided by a Nursery Nurse must be done in line with these standards.