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Placing a vacancy – information for providers

On 1st April 2017 the Childcare Team reviewed our subscription service for providers looking to advertise their vacancies with us. Details and costs were emailed to providers in March and this information can also be found in our monthly newsletters.

The subscription service includes an annual subscription which allows providers to:

  • Post unlimited adverts on the vacancy page
  • Have vacancies advertised at Childcare Team training days and recruitment fairs
  • Have details of vacancies in our monthly newsletters
  • Have details of vacancies on our Facebook page and Twitter feed

To place a vacancy you need to confirm the subscription you will be taking out (we will send an invoice to you) and then provide details of the vacancy in a word document by email to childcareworkforce@wiltshire.gov.uk. Please include the information detailed in the Information required area below.

We will keep in contact with you during the period your vacancy is advertised, and you will be able to make changes e.g. extending the closing date at any time.

Name of the vacancy/post

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Include information about the vacancy, the qualifications and experience needed, the qualities you are looking for from applicants, a description of your setting e.g. location, rooms, capacity and any other information you feel is important e.g. Ofsted grade, your ethos/aims

Further information (including)

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Salary
Closing date
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Address
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Current vacancies

Whether you are already working in childcare or looking for your first role in this sector, please take a look at the opportunities below.

North Wiltshire

Gooseberry Bush Day Nursery in Kemble are looking for a Nursery Nurse to join our dedicated team. The successful candidate will hold full and relevant Level 3 qualification and the role will include overseeing the day to day care routines for the children, planning and carrying out assessments and observations.

The post is for 36 hours per week and the salary will be dependent on experience and qualifications. For further information please contact Vicky Williams on 01285 771456 or email kemble@gooseberrybushdaynursery.co.uk


Gooseberry Bush Day Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of children. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check - it is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974).


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Box Kids Out of School Club is looking for enthusiastic bank staff to join our small friendly team to cover sickness at short notice, holidays and training. We care for children aged from 3 to 11 years in the picturesque village of Box. We believe that children learn best when they are playing and we encourage them to take risks. At our last Ofsted inspection we were awarded GOOD.
 
The hours could be 7.30am to 9.00am and/or 2.00pm to 6.00pm Monday to Friday. You need to be flexible with the hours you can cover, there are possible additional regular hours during school holidays and term-time.
 
We need the candidate to be 18 years of age or older, have a recognised childcare qualification (minimum Level 2), hold a current paediatric first aid certificate, have experience of working with children and have a full, clean driving licence to take the children to and from local schools using the club’s vehicles.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check and the salary is dependent on experience and qualifications.

Main Duties:                                   

  • To support the other staff in delivering a safe, happy, caring and stimulating environment for all children, through a varied programme of high quality creative and imaginative activities which are age appropriate
  • Assist the staff in preparing for the day's activities
  • Follow guidelines and procedures for child protection
  • To work closely with the children and other members of the team
  • To ensure high quality care within the setting
  • To help the staff set out/clear away and clean the setting at the end of the day
  • To help ensure there is a happy atmosphere
  • To maintain equality of opportunity for all children within the setting
  • Attend staff meetings and training when necessary
  • To assist the other staff escorting the children to and from school either on foot or by car


For more information
Call: Becky on 07966237215 or 01225 743794
Email: boxkids@hotmail.co.uk
Website: www.boxkids.co.uk

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Are you passionate about working with children and enjoy the outdoors?

Buttercup’s Kindergarten has a vacancy for a Pre-school Room Leader. 830am to 6.00pm, Monday to Friday.

Buttercup's Kindergarten is a rural day nursery based on a dairy farm on the outskirts of Calne. We are looking for an outgoing, caring and committed person to take the role of Pre-school Room Leader. A recognised Level 3 childcare qualification is essential for this role.

We are situated within extensive grounds and the successful candidate must be willing to support the children’s learning outside as well as in. Warm coats and wellies are a must!

Buttercup’s Kindergarten is committed to the welfare and safeguarding of children, therefore a DBS check will be required.

Pay is negotiable and dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Please contact Jacquie Davies on 01249 812231 or email office@buttercupskindergarten.co.uk for an application pack. The closing date for applications is 25th August 2017 at 5pm.

Buttercups Kindergarten
Sprays Farm
Calstone
Calne
SN11 8QA

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Key Day Nursery is a small and long established setting that has been operating in Chippenham since the 1990’s. We are looking for an aspirational Nursery Manager to lead the nursery. 
The Nursery Manager will be expected to provide high quality, flexible childcare for families from the local communities. You will oversee the operation of the nursery to the highest standards, ensuring that the best possible environment and care are provided for the young children who attend.

Main responsibilities of the post will include:

  • To be responsible for, and to oversee the day to day management, staffing, organisation and smooth running of the nursery
  • To develop the ethos for our under Fives to create a welcoming and family friendly environment within the EYFS framework
  • To be a member of the management team and to contribute to the planning, monitoring, evaluation and development of all aspects of the nursery


The applicant should hold a minimum relevant Level 3 qualification and have experience in a similar role, or be a Deputy looking to progress their career. Salary will be based on experience.


For further information and to apply please contact Key Day Nursery on 01249 653547 or email your CV to admin@keydaynursery.co.uk the closing date for applications is 15th August 2017.


Key Day Nursery – providing childcare in a safe and caring environment
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check – it is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974).

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Busy Kids in Bromham require a Nursery Practitioner for a minimum of 20 hours per week (averaged over the year) with flexibility to work between 8am to 6pm.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, flexible and motivated person to join the existing team within our friendly village Nursery.

We have Breakfast, Afterschool and Holiday club facilities that open all year-round. We take children from 0-11 years old.

Desirable Qualifications, attributes and experience include:

  • Relevant level 3 qualification
  • Childcare experience
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • You will be required to work all year-round with 4 weeks holiday a year plus bank holidays, pro rata
  • Be available to start in September 2017

Please contact Sharon Quemper or Abi Hood on 01380 859389 for an informal discussion about the position.

The closing date for applications is Midday on Tuesday 22nd August 2017 and interviews will be held on the morning of Thursday 24th August.

Busy Kids are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This post requires an Enhanced DBS Check. It is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974).

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East Wiltshire

The Poppies Children’s Daycare Nurseries in Tidworth and Perham Down are looking for full time, Level 2/3 practitioners who are passionate, enthusiastic, caring and fun to join our team. Experience of working with children aged from 0 to 5 years is an essential and a knowledge of the EYFS is preferable.

Successful candidates should be self-motivated, reliable and flexible and have a commitment to delivering quality childcare to our children and families. We pride ourselves on offering a ‘home from home’ environment to the children in our care and in making strong relationships with our parents, so someone who is sociable and trustworthy is a must.

By joining one of our nurseries you will be part of a committed team who give children the opportunity to be the best they can be and be someone who always strives to improve the service we offer.

This is a full-time role (40 hours per week) and we are open all-year round. You will be entitled to 24 days’ holiday which you may take as you choose, plus bank holidays.

We are committed to Safeguarding Children - this post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check. It is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974).

For further information and an application form please contact:

Elaine Harrison at our Tidworth Nursery
Aspire Business Centre, Ordnance Road, Tidworth SP9 7QD
Telephone: 01980 846699
Email: poppiesdcn@btinternet.com

Or

Vicky Wheelband at our Perham Down Nursery
Perham Down Road, Perham Down, SP11 9FQ
Telephone: 01980 844008
Email: poppies.perham@btinternet.com
Website: www.poppiesdaycarenursery.co.uk

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Dragonflies Pre-school in the picturesque village Collingbourne Ducis, is set in beautiful natural surroundings. We are a community-run, not for profit, registered charity and we offer a warm and nurturing environment for children from 18 months to primary school age (11 years). We provide both pre-school and wrap around childcare which includes breakfast, after school and holiday care.

We are looking for a Deputy with a minimum Level 3 qualification to help deliver quality early years and childcare provision for children in a safe, stimulating and happy environment. The post is 37 hours per week, and the hourly rate is dependent on experience.

Dragonflies are committed to Safeguarding Children, this position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check. It is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974).

For further information and an application form, please contact Laura Jackson on 07792825507 or email address the Dragonflies Committee at dragonflies.committee@gmail.com

Dragonflies Pre-school
Village Hall
Collingbourne Ducis
SN8 3DZ              

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South Wiltshire

First Steps Nursery is recruiting! We are located in the centre of Salisbury and in 2017 we are celebrating our 25th year. We are a long-established nursery with an excellent reputation in the city and we are very proud of the links we have within the community. We are a nursery that always goes that one step further in offering our children and their families a wealth of opportunities for play and learning. We are incredibly proud of our team of staff who are creative, bright and committed to the work we do.

If you are a dynamic practitioner who genuinely loves working with and supporting children through their early years education then we’d like to hear from you. We are looking to recruit an experience practitioner who can hit the ground running and bring with them the skills, creativity and enthusiasm required when working with children. A relevant Level 3 qualification and experience of working in a nursery essential and in return we will offer you 20 days holiday a year, a competitive salary, opportunities to develop your own CPD and staff discounts and rewards.

For more information, an informal discussion or to apply, please contact Nicki Summerill, Nursery Manager at enquiries@salisburyfirststeps.co.uk

We are committed to safeguarding children - this post is subject to Enhanced DBS Check. It is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974)

Further information:
Contact: Nicki Summerill, Nursery Manager
Address: 41 Brown Street, Salisbury, SP1 2AS
Telephone: 01722 410456
Email: enquiries@salisburyfirststeps.co.uk
Website: www.salisburyfirststeps.co.uk

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First Steps Nursery is recruiting! We are located in the centre of Salisbury and in 2017 we are celebrating our 25th year. We are a long-established nursery with an excellent reputation in the city and we are very proud of the links we have within the community. We are a nursery that always goes that one step further in offering our children and their families a wealth of opportunities for play and learning. We are incredibly proud of our team of staff who are creative, bright and committed to the work we do.

If you are a dynamic practitioner who genuinely loves working with and supporting children through their early years education then we’d like to hear from you. We are looking to recruit an experienced practitioner who can hit the ground running and bring with them the skills, creativity and enthusiasm required when working with children. A relevant Level 3 qualification and experience of working in a nursery is essential and in return we will offer you 20 days holiday a year, a competitive salary, opportunities to develop your own CPD and staff discounts and rewards.

For more information, an informal discussion or to apply, please contact Nicki Summerill, Nursery Manager at enquiries@salisburyfirststeps.co.uk

We are committed to safeguarding children - this post is subject to Enhanced DBS Check. It is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974)

Further information:
Contact: Nicki Summerill, Nursery Manager
Address: 41 Brown Street, Salisbury, SP1 2AS
Telephone: 01722 410456
Email: enquiries@salisburyfirststeps.co.uk
Website: www.salisburyfirststeps.co.uk

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First Steps Nursery is recruiting! We are located in the centre of Salisbury and in 2017 we are celebrating our 25th year. We are a long-established nursery with an excellent reputation in the city and we are very proud of the links we have within the community. We are a nursery that always goes that one step further in offering our children and their families a wealth of opportunities for play and learning. We are incredibly proud of our team of staff who are creative, bright and committed to the work we do.

If you are a dynamic practitioner who genuinely loves working with and supporting children through their early years’ education we would like to hear from you. We currently recruiting Bank Staff. Bank Staff are an essential part of our team, you need to be willing to work with all ages and turn your hand to a wide range of tasks. You will need to hold recognised Level 2 qualification and have experience of working in a nursery. You will be required to cover for staff holidays and training. If you are looking for flexible working hours then this could be the job for you.
 
For more information, an informal discussion or to apply, please contact Nicki Summerill, Nursery Manager at enquiries@salisburyfirststeps.co.uk

We are committed to safeguarding children - this post is subject to Enhanced DBS Check. It is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974)

Further information:
Contact: Nicki Summerill, Nursery Manager
Address: 41 Brown Street, Salisbury, SP1 2AS
Telephone: 01722 410456
Email: enquiries@salisburyfirststeps.co.uk
Website: http://www.salisburyfirststeps.co.uk

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Kiddi Galore is based within an old house in East Harnham, Salisbury and offers after school care from Longford School in Britford. We have the capacity to care for 91 children a day, from birth to 12 years of age. We are open for 51 weeks of the year from 07:00 to 19:00, Monday to Friday. We have a strong Management Team and staff with many years of experience.


We require two committed Nursery Practitioners to join our dedicated team. You will provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children in the setting. You will support the other staff in the setting and work within the team to provide an enabling environment where each child can play, develop and learn. You will build and maintain strong partnership working with parents to ensure each child’s needs is met.


This post requires an Enhanced DBS Check as there may be periods of unsupervised access to children. Satisfactory references will also be obtained prior to commencement of employment.


The posts are 30 hours a week minimum, raising to 42.5 over busy periods. Salary is dependent upon age and experience and between £11,700 and 12,480 (based on a 30-hour week).


For further information and to apply please contact Nic on 01722 322179 or email nic@kiddigalore.co.uk

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Kiddi Galore is based within an old house in East Harnham, Salisbury and offers after school care from Longford School in Britford. We have the capacity to care for 91 children a day, from birth to 12 years of age. We are open for 51 weeks of the year from 07:00 to 19:00, Monday to Friday. We have a strong Management Team and staff with many years of experience.


We require an Apprentice to join our dedicated team. You will be trained to undertake the same responsibilities as our Nursery Assistants. You will contribute to the high quality caring environment for the children and help create a warm friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally through individual attention and group activities.


This post requires an Enhanced DBS Check as there may be periods of unsupervised access to children. Satisfactory references will also be obtained prior to commencement of employment.

The post is 30 hours per week and salary is dependent upon age and experience and between £5460 to £7500.

For further information and to apply please contact Nic on 01722 322179 or email nic@kiddigalore.co.uk


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Kiddi Galore is based within an old house in East Harnham, Salisbury and offers after school care from Longford School in Britford. We have the capacity to care for 91 children a day, from birth to 12 years of age. We are open for 51 weeks of the year from 7.00am to 7.00pm, Monday to Friday. We have a strong Management Team and staff with many years of experience.


Due to our expansion, we now require a Play Worker to join our experienced team. You will assist the day-to-day organisation, including delivering children to school and collecting children from school. You will help to organised and deliver activities and of our popular after school club, provide activities. You will work closely with parents, schools and other childcare and play related agencies


This post requires an Enhanced DBS Check as there may be periods of unsupervised access to children. Satisfactory references will also be obtained prior to commencement of employment.


Hours of the post (2 roles or 1 combined)
AM: Monday to Friday 6.45am to 9.00am term-time, the salary is £3375
PM: Monday to Friday 3.00pm to 6.30pm term-time (with possible extension until 7.00pm), the salary is £5250


For further information and to apply please contact Nic on 01722 322179 or email nic@kiddigalore.co.uk

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West Wiltshire

Rainbow Early Years Pre-school in Trowbridge require two one-to-one Play Assistants to provide safe high quality education and one-to-one support for named children in September 2017.

A minimum relevant level 2 qualification would be an advantage and previous experience would be desirable.

Post 1 (15 hours): Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9.00am - 12.00pm and Wednesday 9.00am - 3.00pm

Post 2 (9 hours): Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00am - 12.00pm

The salary is to be confirmed. The closing date for applications is 1st September 2017 and interviews to be held in early September.

At Rainbow Early Years Pre-school safeguarding is a priority therefore this post is subject to references and an Enhanced DBS Check. It is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974).

For more information or to request an application form please contact Joanne Clarke at Rainbow Early Years on 01225 774478 or email office@rainbowearlyyears.co.uk

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Rainbow Early Years Pre-school in Trowbridge require Bank Childcare Staff to support the team in delivering a safe, happy, caring and stimulating environment for all children, through a varied programme of high quality creative and imaginative activities which are age appropriate.


Alongside assisting the staff in preparing for the day’s activities indoors and outdoors, and following guidelines and procedures for child protection. You will be expected to work closely with the children and other members of the team to ensure high quality care within the setting and help the staff set out/clear away and tidying the setting at the end of the day.


You will need be available to work flexible hours (as and when required) to cover staff absence/sickness at short notice between the hours of 08.30am-3.00pm term-time only. 

A minimum relevant Level 2 qualification would be an advantage.


At Rainbow Early Year safeguarding is a priority therefore this post is subject to references and an Enhanced DBS Check. It is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974).

For more information or to request an application form please contact Joanne Clarke at Rainbow Early Years on 01225 774478 or email office@rainbowearlyyears.co.uk

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Last updated: 17 August 2017 | Last reviewed: 17 August 2017