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Nursery Nurse

Job Reference: 150-AD4148-COR

Employer:
Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Preschool childcare
Location:
Rainbow Nursery, Crawley
Salary:
£17,652 - £19,020 per annum

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.

  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ features
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief Staff Networks
  • Stonewall Diversity Champions, and Disability Confident Employer – Level 2

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust manages three Ofsted-inspected nurseries in Brighton, Hove and Crawley. This Nursery Nurse position is in Crawley.

We pride ourselves in offering first class, quality childcare for children aged 0-5 years.

All three sites are workplace nurseries, primarily for parents/carers who are employed by the NHS, but we have community places available for children from the local area too, whose parents/carers do not work for our NHS Trusts.

We work in partnership with our NHS Trusts to improve their recruitment and retention, and their staff's work/life balance, helping parents and carers to return to work.

We make sure we select the right people to work with the children in our nurseries, as good quality team members are a genuine asset. We use a values-based recruitment technique as it focuses on candidates' behaviours and values in relation to working with children.

Every member of our team has a full and relevant qualification at a minimum of Level 3 in Childcare. All staff complete additional training in the following as well as child-based training:

  • Paediatric first aid
  • Safeguarding Children (level 3)
  • Health and safety
  • Fire safety
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Food and hygiene

At the nurseries, we have a clear written induction programme for all new staff, students, and volunteers. There is also a Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust induction day.

We are looking for a qualified Level 3 Nursery Nurse or above to work within our team at Rainbow Nursery, Crawley Hospital.

The role will involve working in a team to deliver the Early Years Foundation Stage Statutory Framework to the highest standards, working in partnership with parents, and safeguarding our children at all times.

For further details / informal visits contact:

sc-tr.sctnurseries@nhs.net

 




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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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