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Nursery Housekeeper

Nursery Housekeeper – Brighton

  • Hopscotch Nurseries in Brighton require a Nursery Housekeeper Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week, all year round.
  • We are looking for someone who is professional, reliable, caring and trustworthy who demonstrates high standards of cleanliness and can comply with health and safety procedures in the nursery environment.
  • This post is subject to a DBS check at enhanced level.
  • For further details please see Nursery Housekeeper Job Description and Person Specification.

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Trainee Nursery Practitioners Full Time

Hopscotch Nurseries – Brighton and Hove & Seaford

You will undertake relevant training towards a Hopscotch and Ofsted approved childcare qualification

  • You must also be able to communicate effectively in spoken and written English.
  • 12 month contract, all year round, 42.5 hrs a week
  • 28 days paid holiday per annum (including 8 statutory holidays)
  • Salary 17 yrs+ £9,282, 18yrs + £13,481 – £17,680 per annum pro rata
  • Subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS check
  • Fantastic opportunity to start your childcare career within a group of premier nurseries with the prospect to gain further responsibility and promotion once qualified.
  • For further details please see  Trainee Job Description and Person Specification.

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Bank Nursery Practitioners – Seaford

Bank Nursery Practitioner positions available at our Seaford Nursery.

  • Casual flexible hours to suit, Monday to Friday, all year round
  • £8.26 per hour. (£7.38 plus holiday pay)       25 years+   £8.77 per hour. (£7.83 plus holiday pay)
  • Qualifications are not essential for the Bank Nursery Practitioner role but you must be able to demonstrate a genuine desire to work with children 0-5 years old and have the appropriate skills
  • You must also be able to communicate effectively in spoken and written English
  • References essential and these positions are subject to a DBS check at Enhanced level
  • For further details please see Bank Practitioner Job Description and Person Specification.

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Qualified Nursery Practitioners

Qualified Nursery Practitioners required for Preston Park and Portland Road Full or Part Time

  • Full time 40 hours
  • Part time 16+ hours per week. A variety of shift patterns available to include 8.00am-1.00pm, 1.00pm-6.00pm, Monday to Friday
  • Salary: NVQ L2 £17,680 to £18,720 pa  Pro Rata    NVQ L3+ £18,720 to £20,800 pa  Pro Rata
  • You must have a relevant childcare qualification at Level 2 or Level 3 and experience working in a nursery or similar, knowledge and experience of the EYFS and an ability to support children’s development and their individual needs
  • Would suit – Nursery Practitioners with Level 2/3 or relevant Early Years Degree, Early Years Teachers, QTS, EYPS, Nurse, Health Visitor or Midwife.
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  • You will need to demonstrate your passion for providing high quality childcare and must be caring, creative, reliable and hard working
  • Hopscotch offers an excellent salary, generous holiday, training opportunities and benefits
  • Satisfactory references are required and this position is subject to a DBS check at enhanced level
  • For further details please see Qualified Nursery Practitioner Job Description and Person Specification.

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