Nursery Assistant

Job description

We are seeking enthusiastic and dedicated Nursery Assistant to join the dedicated team on a full or part-time basis. The successful candidates will play a vital role in supporting the day-to-day operation of the nursery, assisting in the care, education, and development of young children.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting in the planning and delivery of engaging and age-appropriate activities to support children's learning and development.
  • Providing a nurturing and supportive environment where children feel safe, secure, and valued.
  • Supporting children with personal care tasks, including feeding, changing, and toileting, in line with safeguarding and health and safety policies.
  • Supervising and interacting with children during indoor and outdoor play, promoting exploration, creativity, and physical development.
  • Fostering positive relationships with children, parents, and colleagues, maintaining open communication and collaboration.
  • Contributing to observations and assessments of children's progress and development, recording observations and maintaining accurate records as required.
  • Supporting the implementation of nursery policies and procedures, including safeguarding, health and safety, and behaviour management.
  • Assisting with the maintenance of a clean, tidy, and stimulating learning environment, including setting up and tidying away resources and equipment.
  • Participating in staff meetings, training sessions, and professional development opportunities to enhance skills and knowledge relevant to the role.


  • Previous experience working with young children in a nursery, preschool, or early years setting.
  • A passion for working with children and supporting their development and well-being.
  • A warm, caring, and patient approach to working with young children, with the ability to build positive relationships and provide emotional support.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage effectively with children, parents, and colleagues.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, collaborating with others to create a supportive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to respond to the changing needs and routines of the nursery.
  • Understanding of and commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.
  • Enhanced DBS dated within the last 12 months. On the update service? You could be fast tracked through our recruitment process today.
  • Willingness to complete an enhanced DBS if you do not currently hold one.

Working with Archer Resourcing Ltd:

We have been helping all health care professionals find exciting new roles for a number of years, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities.

We operate across the UK, and, with amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

We have a reputation for recruiting efficiently, however, we can only respond to candidates who meet the exact requirements of the position. If you have any queries about a role or application, then please call Archer direct on the provided contact details.

We also offer a £250 referral bonus should you know of anyone who may be interested.

Must be eligible to work in the U.K

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