1/1 SEN Nursery Assistant

  • Yate, Bristol BS37, UK
  • £8.60 to £13.17 per hour (Depending on age and qualification) GBP

Happy Days Nursery in Yate is looking to recruit a 1:1 support assistant working 15 hours a week.

Working as an additional support member, often supporting on a one-to-one basis as required, supporting observations, planning and assessment for individual children alongside carrying out activities and personal care needs.

We are looking for someone who shares our enthusiasm for providing quality childcare. Our professional and dedicated staff team provide a stimulating, cosy and caring environment which promotes all aspects of children’s development. We use high quality equipment and work in innovative environments to provide the very best in childcare.

A little bit about the role

  • Build effective relationships and fully engage with children, parents and colleagues to deliver the best possible service and care
  • Learn how to create safe and stimulating environments in line with the EYFS and Happy Days ethos
  • Learn how to observe, assess and plan to support the individual needs of children
  • Understand and implement safeguarding, health and safety and welfare policies

What skills & experience do you need

  • Evident enthusiasm for working with children and delivering high quality childcare/early years education
  • Good organisational skills with an ability to plan own work and resources
  • Ability to establish good relationships with parents – demonstrating a welcoming and approachable persona
  • Good understanding of the policies and practices within a childcare setting
  • Knowledge of the EYFS and its practical application within a childcare setting
  • Has a continuous learning ethos and dedication to maintaining and improving high standards
  • Strong team player with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Good, confident and honest communicator
  • Demonstrates strong initiative and ability to think on their feet

We can inspire YOUR future by offering

  • Ongoing training, development and career progression opportunities
  • A supportive and nurturing management structure, who take pride in our team and our people
  • Family friendly working – with flexible working patterns and 50% childcare discount,
  • Employee Assistances Programmes to support colleagues
  • Hourly rate between £8.60 and £13.17 per hour depending on qualification and age.

 “Happy Days Nurseries are committed to the safety and wellbeing of the children in our care, as such the successful post holder will be required to undergo a robust vetting process, including an enhanced DBS Check and Reference History Checks”


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To apply for this job email your details to john.cassidy@happydaysnurseries.com.