Crèche Assistant - Southend-on-Sea
If you have experience of caring for young children and providing an exciting and fun environment for them, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.
Fusion Lifestyle’s Nursery Assistants provide parents and guardians with that sought-after peace of mind. Our centres cater for the entire family and as a Nursery Assistant you will provide a safe, interactive, and interesting environment for young children, ensuring high levels of cleanliness and maintenance of the area at all times, whilst adhering to the Fusion Safeguarding policy.
To be successful as a Nursery Assistant, you will need to have a nationally recognised NVQ level 2 childcare qualification, with knowledge of child development and early years learning. You’ll also need excellent verbal communication skills, a caring nature and you’ll be excellent at building trust and rapport with children and their parents; acting as a role model at all times.
Some of the responsibilities of the role will include (but are not limited to):
- Providing a safe and caring learning environment for young children in the Centre’s Nursery
- Offering a varied, interesting programme of activities appropriate to the needs of the children
- Must have good knowledge and understanding of the Requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage
- Carrying out the daily operations of the facility with regards to all statutory child care legislation, including the Children's Act 1989 and Service Standards
- Assisting with basic hygiene and toileting needs of children as required
- Maintaining accurate records of visits, and any accidents or incidents
- Assisting in the development of programming through your innovative ideas
- Establishing and maintain excellent relationships with our customers and potential customers
- Ensuring all concerns of a child safeguarding nature are referred in a timely and appropriate manner
We are passionate about delivering the best customer service. Every Fusion team member plays their part, working within a diverse and dynamic team in a fast-paced environment. You will also be rewarded well for your hard work.
Some of the benefits you may enjoy as a Fusion team member include:
- Up to 22 days’ holiday, plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata)
- Free Gym & Swim membership at Fusion centres
- Employer Contribution Pension Scheme
- Discount on Bickels Yard Café F&B products
- Eye test (DSE users)
- Mobile phone discount
- Cycle to work scheme
If you want to further your career within a growing and dynamic company that makes a positive impact on the community, then we want to hear from you.
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PLEASE NOTE: This role is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
In line with the Immigration, Nationality and Asylum Act, all applicants will be expected to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK if invited to interview.
Fusion Lifestyle recognises the benefits of a diverse workforce and we therefore welcome applications from all backgrounds and all sections of the community.