Nursery Assistant – Full Time (Maternity Cover)
Starting salary is £17,459 per annum
The Babraham Institute is a charity, which is world renowned for its research in life sciences to enhance lives and improve wellbeing.
Babraham Nursery was opened in September 1990 and operates from a large house situated in a quiet corner of a residential area in the grounds of the Institute. It has a large enclosed garden with climbing frame, pathways and grassed areas. It accommodates up to a total of ninety children on the Early Years register aged from 6 weeks to 5 years throughout the year and operates a separate holiday club for school aged children during the holidays at the local school.
There is a large team of Nursery Nurses and Nursery Assistants who care for the children, as well as staff, who provide the meals and administrative support. A Senior Nursery Nurse leads each of the five base rooms supported by the Deputy Managers and Head of Nursery. We also have two cleaners who carry out regular daily cleaning. The Nursery is open all year round except for Bank Holidays and a one-week closure during the Christmas period.
A temporary, full time Nursery Assistant post has arisen to work predominantly within our Pelican room, but all applicants must be willing to work in all areas of the nursery. The successful candidate will assist with the care and development of children aged from 32 months to 44 months.
The successful candidate will be expected to work 8.30 – 5.45 on a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday (with one hour’s unpaid lunch break per day), and 8.30 – 5.15 on Fridays, totaling 40.75 hours per week.
This post is to cover Maternity leave and may be available for up to one year.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and an enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB Disclosure) is required.
Closing date for completed applications is Sunday 31st March 2019. However we reserve the right to close the vacancy early depending on the volume of applications received.
Further information about the Institute and details on how to apply can be found on our website (www.babraham.ac.uk) If you have any queries regarding the application process please email HR@babraham.ac.uk
The Babraham Institute holds a silver Athena SWAN award and is committed to promoting and developing a culture of excellence, diversity and mutual respect that supports the Institute’s ambitions and attracts highly motivated and talented people. The Babraham Institute is a Disability Confident Employer and has a positive approach to employing disabled people.