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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/11/2021.

Nursery Nurse

Job Reference: J11-A-21-34958

NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
£ 12.35

Job Title and Grade: Nursery Nurse (Band 4)

Location/Trust: Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Wards Covered: Rainbow Day Nursery

Pay Rates: Days:£12.35 Saturdays/Nights: £16 Sunday/Bank Hols:£19.77

The Role:

To assist in the development and running of the Day Nursery, to provide good Day Care for the children in a safe, clean and stimulating Environment. To provide the best possible Day Care children at the nursery, that meets their physical, intellectual, emotional and social needs in a non-discriminatory manner.


  • To provide the best possible care and stimulation for the children of the nursery in a safe and happy environment.
  • To assist in the supervising and training of NVQ Trainees.
  • To liaise with parents and encourage their involvement in the aims of the nursery and in all the aspects of their children’s care.
  • To assist in the supervising and training of students and trainees sent to the nursery from time to time.
  • To provide and maintain records as necessary and appropriate. To complete observations and evaluations. To compose letters and memoranda as required by the functions of the post.
  • To attend seminars, training courses and exhibitions to keep abreast of developments in all aspects of child care practice and policy. To ensure that modern, innovated and forward-looking practices are maintained; and personal career development.
  • To assist in the planning of appropriate programmes of activity for the under 5’s relevant to their age and stage of development and to discuss other matters relevant to the staff and children.
  • To assist in the daily domestic management of the nursery; including ensuring that the nursery is kept safe, secure and clean at all times.
  • To work effectively as part of a team on a daily basis. In the absence of the Senior Nursery Nurse to be responsible for the playroom alongside other nursery nurses or equivalent. To use own initiative.
  • Any other tasks within the framework and childcare of the post, which you are trained and capable of.

In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits: –

  • Competitive Pay Rates- work this week, get paid next week!
  • First choice of shifts at your Trust– Access to shifts before they are available to agency
  • Flexible working to suit your lifestyle– Take control of when you want to work
  • Build holiday allowance for every shift you work
  • Book and manage your shifts on the go– Access shifts anywhere, anytime online or through your smartphone
  • Support when you need it – 24/7 365 days –Call us anytime on 03332 407 552
  • Stakeholder pension scheme

Who are NHS Professionals?

NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS.

Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts do not have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 130,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades, and specialities, saving the NHS over£70 millioneach year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.


Register today for various flexible shifts and long-term placement opportunities.

For more information on the roles or details on how to join NHS Professionals, call 0333 0143692 or email

We look forward to hearing from you soon.







As an equal opportunities organisation, NHSP is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective bank members and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender reassignment, or marriage and civil partnership. We believe there is a strong case for the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion agenda and we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply.

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