Early Years Assistant

Bright Horizons Family Solutions

Date Posted: Feb 6, 2018 Closing Date: Mar 8, 2018
Job Status: Live Last Updated: Feb 6, 2018
Location: East Lothian Salary/Rate: Not Specified

Job description

Bright Horizons Nurseries, awarded “Great Place to Work” for 12 years have a rare opportunity for a full time Early Years Practitioner within our baby room at our lovely RBS Nursery in Gogarburn, Edinburgh. Staff can join the on-site gym at a reduced rate and are able to use the shops on the site too. There is no staff parking available, however existing staff make use of the local airport park and ride facility and there are good bus links too. As an Early Years Practitioner working with us, you can expect a competitive salary, excellent training and development as well as a caring and passionate place to work. 93 % of our employees agree that “When I look at what we accomplish I feel a sense of pride” Your role as Early Years Practitioner will include; Being a key person carrying out all related responsibilities in building relationships with a small group of children and their families according to pre Birth to Three Promoting positive relationships with parents, children and colleagues Ensuring health, safety and wellbeing of the children at all times We offer an extensive benefits package which includes: Amazing high street discounts with popular retailers. Employee appreciation month with treats/meals for the team. External 24 hour helpline with counsellors for any issues you want to discuss (debt etc.). Access to 18 training courses including Child Protection and ongoing training and development. Excellent career opportunities in a huge organisation A ‘World Class’ Induction programme “5 out of 6 employees would recommend Bright Horizons as a Great Place to Work!” You may have experience of the following: Childcare Practitioner, Nursery Nurse, Play worker, Nursery Practitioner, Nursery Teacher, Early Years Educator. Because of the nature of this job, it will be necessary for the appropriate level of criminal record disclosure to be undertaken. Therefore, it is essential in making your application you disclose whether you have any pending charges, convictions, bind-overs or cautions and, if so, for which offences. This post will be exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Therefore, applicants are not entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are ‘spent’ under the provision of the Act, and, in the event of the employment being taken up; any failure to disclose such convictions will result in dismissal or disciplinary action. The fact that a pending charge, conviction, bind-over or caution has been recorded against you will not necessarily debar you from consideration for this appointment.