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Bank Nursery Assistant
Band 2
Flexible working - 0 hours per week (Shift Dependent)
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Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Medway NHS Foundation Trust
£10.12 - £18.22 Per Hour/Depending Shift
Salary period
21/04/2021 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Bank Nursery Assistant

Band 2

Job overview

Bank Nursery Assistant

Division:  Temporary Resourcing  

Care Group:  Corporate

Band: 2                                              

Salary: £10.12 - £18.22 per hour/depending on the shift

Interview date- tbc 

We are recruiting for a  Bank Nursery Assistant who shares our ambition and vision to deliver the Best of Care by the Best People and have the drive to take us forward, by ensuring that the Trust continues to be the first choice for patients and our staff.

Main duties of the job

The successful post holder will be expected to be able to work within a child’s day nursery ensuring that each child is provided with a safe and secure, emotionally and physically stimulating environment and programme of activities in which to develop.

Our values are Bold, Every Person Counts, Sharing and Open and Together. It is important that you understand and to refer to our values when completing your application and always reflect our values throughout your employment with the Trust.

We are committed to endorsing diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion; our policies / procedures ensure that all applicants are treated fairly at every stage of the recruitment process.

To contribute to our exciting future and become part of our team, apply today.

Working for our organisation

Here at Medway, we pride ourselves on working together as one to ensure that our shared vision of Better, Best, Brilliant is achieved.  Our culture and values are what drives the Trust and is the heartbeat of who we are as an organisation.

Our Trust is a great choice for people who want to develop their career in an ambitious environment. Our employees are able to choose the coverage and supplemental benefits that best fit their needs and those of their families.

All staff at Medway comply the Trust’s and the Kent and Medway Safeguarding Board’s policies on safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

To be able to work within a child’s day nursery ensuring that each child is provided with a safe and secure, emotionally and physically stimulating environment and programme of activities in which to develop

To plan and provide as a group a wide range of activities and for a group of children, which covers all aspects of the EYFS and individual child development

To be fully responsible for the children in your care, providing a consistently safe and secure and stimulating environment

To work as part of a team with other staff members to ensure children receive the highest standard of care

Ensure that accidents/individual problems with children, staff or parents are brought to the manager’s attention

Maintain a high standard of cleanliness within the nursery, promoting personal hygiene standard through monitoring toilet procedures as well as maintaining cleanliness in the playroom and surrounding areas.

Assist in preparation and serving of meals, supervising meal times

Attending regular training sessions

Attending regular staff meetings which may be out of working hours

Assist in out of hours events such as fetes, open evenings

Assistant nursery nurses must at all-time respect the principle of confidentiality of information gained through their work.

To be a key worker to a group of children supporting through assessments and developmental needs

To be responsible for maintaining a high standard of care to uniforms

To have knowledge of safeguarding children

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Minimum NVQ level 3 in Early Years
  • Grade C or above in English and Maths


Essential criteria
  • Early Years Foundation Stage


Essential criteria
  • Working with children aged 4 months to five years in a childcare setting, with knowledge of the EYFS
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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Joanne Roberts
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Tiny Tugs Day Nursery Manager
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Joanne Roberts

Tiny Tugs Day Nursery Manager

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