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Hopscotch is a happy, friendly place to work. We know our staff are our most important asset so we offer great work/life balance with full and part-time positions, job shares, excellent training opportunities, generous pay scales and career advancement.

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Bank Staff

Available at our Brighton, Hove, PeacehavenSeaford nurseries

  • You must have relevant childcare experience
  • We require at least two satisfactory relevant references
  • You must be able to demonstrate that you can read effectively and are able to communicate clearly and accurately in spoken and written standard English
  • £9.18 per hour (£8.20 plus holiday pay), £9.77 per hour (£8.72 plus holiday pay) 25 years+
  • This post is subject to a DBS check at Enhanced level
  • Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for more information

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Full Time Bank Worker moving to Trainee Nursery Practitioner

Available at our Portland Road, Hove Station and Seaford nurseries

Looking to start your career in Early Years? This is a fantastic opportunity to start your career as a Bank Staff member within a group of outstanding nurseries with the prospect of gaining further responsibility and the chance to do a Level 2/3 Qualification from early next year.

Childcare qualifications are not essential, above all else you must be able to demonstrate a genuine desire to work with children aged 0-5 years old and be willing to undertake relevant training towards a Hopscotch and Ofsted approved childcare qualification.

The required hours are 42.5, however we will not be able to guarantee these hours whilst you are initially working as a Bank Worker.

Why work with us? Because Hopscotch values its staff.

Benefits include:

  • Hopscotch offers an excellent salary, among the highest in the area.
  • Bank wage £8.20-£8.72 per hour (with 12% holiday pay)
  • Trainee Nursery Practitioner: £6.45-£8.72 per hour. This is over the Apprentice and National Minimum Wage.
  • Hopscotch has an ethos of promoting from within – we will always select an eligible member of staff rather than by external recruitment.
  • Training: Hopscotch offers an excellent training schedule – from the moment you join us, your training won’t stop!
  • Nursery Environment: All our nurseries are outstanding, they have soft play areas with ball pools, excellent learning resources and Imagination Playrooms. You will be trained by experienced staff with who also love working with children.

Satisfactory references are required, and this position is subject to a DBS check at enhanced level.

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for more information

Apply now



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