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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.

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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

Sunny Days Children’s Nursery in Calne is seeking to appoint motivated, passionate and dedicated practitioners to join our enthusiastic team in the baby room.  The successful applicants must hold a Level 3 or above childcare qualification, have knowledge of working with the EYFS and experience of working with babies. We offer a competitive salary, on-going training and opportunities to progress your career within Sunny Days.


Sunny Days Children’s Nursery Calne offers high quality childcare and early years learning opportunities to children in our care. The successful candidate must have a passion for working in an early years setting and ensuring good outcomes for all the children who attend. You will be a Key Person carrying out all related responsibilities involved in building relationships with small groups of children and their families. We are looking for that special person who has a child centred approach, ensuring the observation and planning process meets the needs of all children and their interests. You will demonstrate and ensure good practice and compliance with the revised EYFS Framework, keeping children safe at all times. You will undertake a shared responsibility for health, safety and cleanliness throughout the nursery and work as part of a team towards a common goal sharing ideas and feedback to create consistency.

Excellent rates with salary negotiable on experience and qualifications. Full time or part time/job share considered.
Please send your CV for further details to fiona@sunnydays-nursery.co.uk


Successful applicants will need to provide ‘right to work in the UK’ documentation, undertake a DBS and provide two satisfactory references prior to commencing employment. We are committed to Safeguarding Children ~ this post is subject to a DBS check. It is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Further Information

Hours:  Full or part time considered
Salary:  Dependent on experience
Closing date: 28/04/2017
Name:   Fiona Webb
Setting:  Sunny Days Children’s Nursery
Address:  38-40 Lickhill Road, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 9DF
Telephone:  01249815307
Email:   fiona@sunnydays-nursery.co.uk

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Due to our increasing numbers Sunny Days Children’s Nursery are now recruiting for a qualified Early Years Practitioner to join or nursery in Calne. A passion to deliver high quality childcare for children will be rewarded with a competitive salary, on-going training and opportunities to progress your career within Sunny Days.

Sunny Days Children’s Nursery Calne offers high quality childcare and early years learning opportunities to children in our care. The successful candidate must have a passion for working in an early year’s setting and for ensuring good outcomes for all the children who attend. You will be a Key Person carrying out all related responsibilities involved in building relationships with small groups of children and their families. We are looking for that special person who has a child centered approach, ensuring the observation and planning process meets the needs of all children and their interests. You will demonstrate and ensure good practice and compliance with the revised EYFS Framework, keeping children safe at all times. You will undertake a shared responsibility for health, safety and cleanliness throughout the nursery and work as part of a team towards a common goal sharing ideas and feedback to create consistency.

Please send your CV for further details to fiona@sunnydays-nursery.co.uk. Successful applicants will need to provide ‘right to work in the UK’ documentation, undertake a DBS and provide two satisfactory references prior to commencing employment. We are committed to Safeguarding Children ~ this post is subject to a DBS check. It is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Further Information
Hours:   Full or part time available/job share considered.
Salary:  Dependent on experience
Closing date:  28/04/2017
Name:   Fiona Webb
Setting:  Sunny Days Childrens Nursery
Address:  38-40 Lickhill Road, Calne, Wiltshire SN9 6LG
Telephone:  01249815307
Email:   fiona@sunnydays-nursery.co.uk




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Redland Nursery is set in the grounds of Redland County Primary School in Chippenham. Children are cared for in two age groups, toddlers and pre-school, each with its own play room and activities. There is a large outdoor play area and children also have occasional use of the school playing field for large physical play. The Nursery is open 51 weeks a year from 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays). Main sessions are from 8am to 1pm and 1pm to 6pm as well as full time care. School time sessions are also available from 9am to 3pm. The Nursery was very proud to receive a Good Ofsted result in February 2016.

Initial Specific Responsibilities

  • Working within our fantastic team as and when required during our opening hours (8.00am to 6.00pm)
  • To cover sickness and holidays
  • Assisting in the planning, preparing, providing and evaluating of activities for children within the nursery aged 2 to 5 years
  • Ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all children within the nursery setting
  • Maintaining a clean and safe environment in both nursery rooms and the nursery as a whole
  • Working as team to provide a high quality care and education for all children
  • Working with families, where required and other professionals to ensure a high quality provision for all children

To apply please use the link on our website http://www.barnardos.org.uk/get_involved/jobs.htm
We are committed to safeguarding and this post is subject to DBS check.

Further Information
Ref: MSW612

Hours:  As & when required
Salary:  £8.45 per hour
Closing date:  30/04/2017
Name:   Tracey Major
Setting:  Redland Nursery
Address:  Redland Nursery, Brook Street, Chippenham, SN14 0JE
Telephone:  01249463907
Email:   vacancyadvertising@barnardos.org.uk
Website:  http://www.barnardos.org.uk/get_involved/jobs.htm

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Brinkworth Butterflies Pre-School based in the village hall in the village of Brinkworth are urgently seeking qualified workers to join their bank team. As bank staff the pre-school will be able to contact you on an ad-hoc basis to cover staff sickness and training. Hours are variable and salary is dependent on experience and qualifications.

Brinkworth Butterflies is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and equal opportunities in employment. All successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Check.

Further Information
Hours:   Variable
Salary:  £7.50
Closing date:  01/07/2017
Name:   Laura Dossett
Setting:  Brinkworth Butterflies Pre-School
Address:  The Street, Brinkworth, Chippenham, SN15 5AF
Telephone:  01666 510741
Email:   lauradossett@btinternet.com
Website:  http://www.brinkworthpreschool.co.uk/

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This is an exciting opportunity to join our busy after school and holiday club.

Dragonflies After School Club is looking for a dynamic, innovative, creative and committed member of staff, to join our After School and Holiday Club, based at Ivy Lane School in Chippenham. You will need experience of working with children aged from 5 to 11 years and preferably hold a play work or equivalent qualification.


Pay is negotiable depending on experience, the hours are Monday to Friday, 2.45pm to 6.00pm and there is an opportunity to work 8.00am to 6.00pm by agreement during the school holidays.


We will offer a full induction process for all the successful candidates. Dragonflies After School Club is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

Further information: 

Hours: 16 hours

Salary: TBA

Closing date: 31/05/2017

Contact: Mark Cawley

Setting: c/o, New Road Nursery, 37 New Road, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 1HP

Telephone: 01249 652004

Email: mailto:info@newroadnursery.co.uk

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Gooseberry Bush Day Nursery in Kemble has a vacancy for a Nursery Nurse. This is a room-based role where the succesful applicant will be required to carry out care routines, planning and assessments. The successful applicant will hold a full and relevant Level 3 qualification.

'We are committed to Safeguarding Children. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1973). It is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

Further information:

Location:
Kemble
Hours: 36
Contact: Vicky Williams
Setting: Gooseberry Bush Day Nursery
Address: Kemble Airfield Business Park, Kemble, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 6BQ
Telephone: 01285 771456
Email: kemble@gooseberrybushdaynursery.co.uk

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“Through unconditional love, commitment and passion we seek to enable all children, young people and adults to be the best they can be.”
 
The RISE Trust are seeking to employ a qualified and experienced Pre-School Assistant to work in our Early Excellence Centres (EECs) in Chippenham. We would really welcome the opportunity to work with an enthusiastic and forward thinking practitioner, a colleague committed to working within a dedicated team of people.

This post, in our OFSTED ‘Outstanding’ settings, will provide the successful candidate with an excellent opportunity to make a real difference in children’s lives.

Our Early Excellence Centres (EECs) work as an integral part of the Children’s Centres in the north of Wiltshire. This means that we work very closely with the parents offering training and support, so they can support their child’s learning and development as they journey towards starting school.

Staff training is ongoing through working with other Early Years Colleagues and also through Children’s Centre staff training and our RISE Early Years Teacher support.

The successful candidate will either have completed, or be on the pathway towards the completion of a relevant Level 3. A sound knowledge of child development and the EYFS is essential. The ability to develop excellent partnerships with parents about their children’s learning is also highly desirable.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) - it is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

We will contact the shortlisted candidates by Thursday 11th May 2017 and interviews will be held on Friday 19th May 2017.

For an application pack please contact Carina Simms on 01249 463040 or email carinas@therisetrust.org. Details of the post are also on the Rise website at http://www.therisetrust.org/jobs/

As the RISE Trust is a Christian charity, a sympathy with Christian values is essential.

Further information:
Hours: 30 hours per week, Term time only
Salary: £8.04 - £8.39 per hour depending on qualifications and experience
Closing date: Friday 5th May 2017
Contact: Carina Simms
Address: The RISE Children's Centre, The Oaks, Chippenham
Telephone: 01249 463040
Email: mailto:carinas@therisetrust.org
Website: http://www.therisetrust.org/

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RISE EARLY EXCELLENCE CENTRES (EEC)
Rise Children’s Centre, The Oaks, Chippenham, SN15 1DU

Aspirational EEC Leader
£9.62 to £10.91 per hour, dependent on qualifications and experience, 35 hours per week, term-time only

We are seeking to employ a passionate, well qualified Early Years Educator to head up one of our OFSTED Outstanding Early Excellence Centres in one of the Rise Children's Centres in Chippenham. This role will give the successful candidate an opportunity to further build the provision for our Chippenham children. You need to be a well-qualified and experienced Early Years Practitioner with either an Early Years Degree or aspirations to become a graduate leader, through support from The RISE Trust.

This role will include working closely with The RISE Children’s Centre Outreach Team and may have the potential to develop into an area manager role.

Are you?

  • An enthusiastic and forward thinking Early Years Practitioner with Level 3 as a minimum and keen to be on the pathway to becoming a Graduate Leader
  • Fascinated by children's learning and development
  • Highly reflective and committed to improving your own and your colleagues practice
  • Passionate about partnerships with parents as the lead educators of their children
  • Keen to work as part of the wider Children’s Centre team

If this sounds like you, then we really want to hear from you.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be at the cutting edge of the Early Years practice within a management team of passionate and committed professionals.

For an application pack please contact:
Carina Simms, Administrator
mailto:carinas@therisetrust.org
01249 463040

Please note an application pack can be found on the RISE Trust website: www.therisetrust.org (Please note that CV’s will not be accepted)

As a Christian charity - a sympathy with Christian values is essential.

Closing date for applications is Friday 23rd June 2017
We will contact the shortlisted candidates by Wednesday 28th June
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 5th July 2017

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

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We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated member of staff to lead our popular Breakfast and After School Club which serves Neston Primary School. The chosen candidate will be able to work Monday to Friday, 7.00am - 9.00am for Breakfast Club, followed by Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 3.00pm - 6.00pm for After School Club. This position is term-time only.

The chosen candidate will be reliable, committed and confident to supervise children aged 3 to 11 who attend our before and after school clubs. They will provide healthy meals, appropriate activities, encourage co-operation, ensure children's safety within the setting and on the walk to and from school and monitor their well-being and behaviour. They will welcome new families to the setting and co-ordinate the new starter information and liaise with our administrator and accountant to ensure that all records are kept up to date.

Applications are welcome from anyone with a commitment to providing high quality care and learning opportunities to our before and after school children. Successful candidates will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. Neston Preschool Playgroup are committed to the safeguarding of all children.

Further information
Salary: TBC
Hours: Monday to Friday, 7.00am - 9.00am, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 3.00pm - 6.00pm, term-time
Closing date: 07.06.17
Contact: Laura Lloyd
Address: Neston Pre-school, Neston Memorial Hall, 19 Pool Green, Neston, Wiltshire, SN13 9SN
Telephone: 07815679984
Email: chair@nestonpreschool.org.uk
Website: http://www.nestonpreschool.org.uk

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We are looking for a lively and energetic Assistant to support our After School Club Leader in the afternoons, when we provide age appropriate activities for the children we collect from Neston Primary School. The candidate will be available to work during the hours of 3.00pm - 6.00pm, term-time only, on a Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

We are looking for someone who is confident to supervise the children attending the After School Club, who can provide healthy snacks and appropriate activities that will stimulate the children during their time with us after a busy day at school.

Applications are welcome from anyone with a commitment to providing high quality care and learning opportunities to our after school children. Successful applicants will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. Neston Preschool Playgroup are committed to the safeguarding of all children.


Further information
Salary: TBC
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 3.00pm - 6.00pm
Closing date: 07.06.17
Contact: Laura Lloyd
Address: Neston Pre-school, Neston Memorial Hall, 19 Pool Green, Neston, Wiltshire, SN13 9SN
Telephone: 07815679984
Email: chair@nestonpreschool.org.uk
Website: http://www.nestonpreschool.org.uk

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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

Closing date for applications is Friday 30th June
 
For more information
Call: Becky on 07966237215 or 01225 743794
Email: boxkids@hotmail.co.uk
Website: www.boxkids.co.uk

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There is an excellent opportunity for a Chef to join our Team at Kemble Gooseberry Bush Day Nursery. A Level 2 or 3 in Food Hygiene is required.


If you are interested in this position, please contact:

Vicky Williams by email to kemble@gooseberrybushdaynursery.co.uk or telephone 01285 771456


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

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Box Pre-school Playgroup are looking for a Pre-school Assistant who is passionate, enthusiastic, and caring. Candidates will preferably be qualified to Level 2 or above in early years childcare, but we will consider a trainee who meets all other criteria. We offer specialist, tailored training opportunities and CPD for all our staff.

Successful candidates should be sociable, self-motivated, reliable, flexible and have good communication skills. Our charity-run playgroup is situated in the lovely village of Box and we have a commitment to delivering quality childcare to our children and families.

We are open 8.15am to 3.45pm every day in term time.  This post is to cover up to 30 hours a week. Salary will be dependent on qualifications and experience.

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:
Yvonne Jenkinson
Box Pre-school Playgroup, Jubilee Hall, Market Place, Box, SN13 8NZ
Telephone: 01225 743794
Email: boxpreschoolplaygroup@googlemail.com

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Do you want to make a real difference to the outcomes for all children?

Are you looking to progress your career, working as part of one of the largest national children's charities?

We are now able to offer an opportunity to work in our fantastic nursery based in the grounds of Redland Primary School in Chippenham.

We want to recruit an experienced, qualified Early Years Practitioner who is looking to extend their skills into a leadership role.

Redland Nursery provides full-time day care, all year round, for up to 56 children aged 2 to 5. We also provide holiday care for children up to the age of 11. We pride ourselves on being able to meet the needs of all children including those who may have a range of additional needs.

As Senior Lead you will be a key member of the Nursery Team. As well as working directly with children you will take a lead role in assessing, planning and monitoring the Early Years provision using the Early Years Foundation Stage.

You will be confident to liaise with parents and professionals and attend meetings as required to ensure children are receiving the level of care that they need. You will assist with the day to day running of the Nursery under the supervision of the Nursery Manager and deputise in her absence.

You will ensure that the Nursery meets all statutory requirements and that safeguarding and the health and safety of our children and staff are your number one priority. As an inspirational leader you will support and encourage staff to think creatively and ensure our service retains a high quality, needs led provision meeting all statutory requirements.

In return you will receive regular training and supervision and be part of the wider range of Barnardo’s services across the South West region.

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).


Further information:
Job Ref: MSW944
Closing date for applications: 30/06/2017
Interview date(s): 13/07/2017
Based: Redland Nursery and holiday club, Brook St, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 0JE
Full Time: 30 hours per week (Permanent)
Salary: £13382 - £15242 p.a. (£16504 - £18799 p.a. FTE)

For full details and how to apply: http://www.barnardos.org.uk/jobs_current_vacancy_select?id=54389&type=Children%27s+Services&area=South+West+England&jobref=MSW944

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North Wraxall Pre-school are currently looking to fill the role of Pre-school Manager. We are a small, charity-run, friendly, rural pre-school which has a strong sense of family and fun. Our aim is to provide a nurturing space where children can develop at their own pace in a safe environment. The pre-school is conveniently located just off the A420 near Chippenham, Marshfield and Bath.

We require an outgoing, caring and committed person to take over the overall management and running of the pre-school. The applicant must hold a relevant Level 3 qualification (or above), have completed First Aid and Child Protection training and have 3 to 5 years experience in a Pre-school Manager or Deputy Manager role. Experience in outdoor play would also be an advantage. The position is full-time and working hours are 8.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday, during Wiltshire term-time only, with some additional hours at weekends or evenings for training, admin, meetings and fundraising events.

Applicants should email info@northwraxallpreschool.co.uk to express interest and submit a CV including contact details. Further details of the role can be found on the pre-school website www.northwraxallpreschool.co.uk

Closing date: 21st July 2017

Ideal start date: September 2017

Contact person: Tina Lang

Telephone number: 07812 457051

Address: North Wraxall Pre-School, The Community Hall, North Wraxall, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 7AF

Interviews: On-going during the application period and the salary is TBC dependent on experience.

Registered Charity No: 1023793 Ofsted URN: 199393

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Do you have childcare experience?

Walter Powell Pre-school in Great Somerford is currently looking for an experienced Deputy and Key Person.  WPPS is a small local community pre-school which provides a safe, happy and caring environment for children with an emphasis on learning through play.

The ideal person will have a minimum of Level 3 qualification, plus First Aid and Safeguarding training. They will have good experience in EYFS, be passionate about childcare and have a good sense of fun.
 
Hours are Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 8.45am to 3.15pm
 
If you are interested in applying, please contact the Chair of the Committee, Nina Millar by emailing walterpowellpreschool@yahoo.co.uk
 
Walter Powell Pre-school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, engages with children staff and parents in policy development and proactively encourages feedback. All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure and are exempt from the Rehabilitaiton of Offenders Act (1974).

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East Wiltshire

Sunflowers at Grafton has been shaping the hearts and minds of little ones since 2011. Sunshine – our baby room – is where it all begins. A warm, caring and stimulating environment that is home from home. It is where they start to crawl and explore before taking their first steps as a toddler to investigate further this bright, secure and spacious area. Our parents entrust their child to our Sunshine team who are kind, caring and professional and always there to provide loving cuddles, engage in babbling chatter and of course feedback at the end of an enjoyable day.

Does this sound like an environment you would like to work in? We are looking for a dedicated, kind and caring professional to join the team here at Sunflowers so if you are interested please forward your CV to admin@sunflowers-grafton.co.uk or contact Alison Halfpenny on 01672 810478 for more information about the role.

We are committed to Safeguarding Children ~ this post is subject to a DBS check. It is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Further Information
Hours:   28 hours per week
Salary:  £7.50 to £8.50 per hour depending on experience
Closing date:  31/05/2017
Name:   Alison Halfpenny
Setting:  Sunflowers at Grafton
Address:  The Green, East Grafton, Marlborough, Wiltshire SN8 3UA
Telephone:  01672810478
Email:   alison@sunflowers-grafton.co.uk
Website:  http://www.sunflowers-grafton.org.uk

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Spurgeons is one of the UK's leading children's charities, firmly supported by Christian beliefs and values, helping to support disadvantaged children and their families through delivering projects to support children, young people, their families and communities to find long-lasting solutions to the challenges they face.

We are passionate about the work we do and need equally committed members on our team to help us achieve those goals. East Wiltshire Children’s Centres has a vacancy for a part time Family Support Worker starting from July 2017. Applicants should be enthusiastic and passionate about supporting children and their families to reach their full potential.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people we serve. This post is subject to necessary safeguarding checks including an appropriate level DBS Disclosure. Spurgeons is a Living Wage Employer

Please note if you do not hear from us within two weeks after the closing date we are afraid that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Further Information
Vacancy Number: 1585
Closing Date: 01 May 2017
Salary: £8,375.68 - £9,185.68 rising to £9,800.27 per annum
Hours per week: 15
Location: Devizes Children's Centre, Devizes, SN10 5AA
Telephone: 01933 412412
Email: recruitment@spurgeons.org
Website: https://www.spurgeons.org/secondary-nav-pages/jobs-and-volunteering/jobs/family-support-worker-4

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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

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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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Spurgeons is one of the UK's leading children's charities, firmly supported by Christian beliefs and values, helping to support disadvantaged children and their families through delivering projects to support children, young people, their families and communities to find long-lasting solutions to the challenges they face.


We have some new vacancies for an exciting new project ‘Recovering Together’. These roles will be crucial in the effective delivery of parenting programmes; play therapy and childcare provision, to support armed forces families and children who are/have been affected by domestic abuse.


We are passionate about the work we do and need equally committed members on our team to help us achieve those goals. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people we serve. This post is subject to necessary safeguarding checks including an appropriate level DBS Disclosure.

Spurgeons is a Living Wage Employer

The closing date for applications is 29 May 2017. Please note if you do not hear from us within two weeks after the closing date we are afraid that you have not been successful on this occasion.


Further information
Vacancy number: 1595
Location: Windmill Hill Childrens Centre, Tidworth, Wiltshire, SP9 7QR
Hours: 16 hours per week
Salary: £7,131.24 - £7,532.54 rising to £7,814.05 per annum
Telephone: 01933 412412
Email: recruitment@spurgeons.org
Website: https://www.spurgeons.org/secondary-nav-pages/jobs-and-volunteering/jobs/complimentary-childcare-worker

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Bishops Cannings Pre-school are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to lead our out of hours team. The candidate should hold at least a level 3 qualification in childcare and have some experience of working in a setting.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be responsible for the daily running and development of the After School Club
  • Be required to organise a daily routine that meets the physical, social, health, emotional and education through play needs of the children attending the session
  • Meet the developmental needs of the staff working in the setting
  • Build links and work in partnership with parents, carers and professionals to promote the well-being of the children
  • Ensure the safety of the building, furnishing, equipment and resources

The candidate will report to Pre-school Manager. This is a temporary position to cover maternity and is subject to a 3 month probation period.

Bishops Cannings Pre-school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Bishops Cannings Pre-school strives to operate a policy of equal opportunity and not discriminate against any person because of sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, race, ethnic origin, religion, marital status, age or disability.

An Enhance Disclosure and Barring Service Check will be sought for the successful candidate.

To request an application form, job description and person specification please contact Cherry Burleton or Michelle Cox on 01380 860661 or admin@bishopscanningspreschool.co.uk or Bishops Cannings Pre-school, The Street, Bishop Cannings, Wiltshire, SN10 2LD

Further information:
The post is 20 hours per week, Monday to Friday, term-time only, 2.30pm to 6.30pm
Applications in by 5th June 2017
Interviews to take place on the 14th June 2017



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A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen within a purpose-built Nursery which opened in May 2015 on the site of the Wellington Primary Academy in Tidworth. The Nest is registered for 30 children between the ages of 2 and 5 years and opens from 7.30am – 6.00pm daily.

As a Key Worker, you will be responsible for a small group of key children within the nursery. You will work under the direction of the Nursery Manager to provide safe high quality education and care for young children.

Duties will include:

Assisting with the planning of the curriculum; supporting the ethos of The Nest and creating a welcoming and family friendly environment; helping set up for the daily programme and to help tidy away at the end of the session; acting as a keyworker to a group of children liaising closely with carers/parents and ensuring each child’s needs are recognised and met; providing learning opportunities for children, offering an appropriate level of support and stimulation; keeping up to date with observation and record keeping of the children you are a keyworker to; writing a transfer record for each keyworker child when they leave the setting; completing the 2 year old assessment check.

The successful candidate must have:

A proven track record of working in a nursery or pre-school setting
A good level of education, with at least a ‘C’ grade in English and Maths at either GCSE / ‘O’ Level
Must be educated up to NVQ/CACHE Level 3
Good oral communication skills
Some knowledge of Autism and global development delay

If you believe you have the commitment to work in an environment which seeks to contribute to limitless aspirations as well as set and maintain high standards and expectations then please apply using the Academy’s application form, available with more details from our website at www.wellingtonprimary.org.uk. If you have any questions you can email HR@thewellingtonacademy.org.uk

Further information
Salary £9,952 per annum (FTE £14,665, Salary Point: G10) to £10,761 per annum (FTE £15,861 Salary Point:  G12) - Salary will be dependent on skills and qualifications

30 Hours Per Week, Term Time Only (Monday to Friday 12:00 – 18:00)

Closing date for applications is midday, on Friday 16th June 2017, interviews will take place shortly after this date.

Wellington College Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer.  The Wellington Primary site is a no smoking site.  Wellington College Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All applicants will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check before appointment is confirmed.  It is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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Urchfont Pre-School is situated in its own purpose built classroom in the grounds of the village primary school, we are open to children from 2 to 5 years of age, from 9.00am until 3.15pm daily (term-time only).

We also run a breakfast and after school club for children aged from 2 to 11 years, from 8.00am to 9.00am and 3.15pm to 6.00pm daily (term-time only).

We are a popular setting serving families from Urchfont, the surrounding villages and Devizes.

We are seeking someone energetic, enthusiastic and motivated to join our small and dedicated team as a key worker.  This permanent position is available for immediate start subject to checks.

Previous experience is required and applicants must have a minimum of a Level 3 childcare qualification. The person will work 20 hours per week (flexible, between 8am and 6pm), £7.20 per hour.

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 or to arrange a visit please call Di Cooper on 01380 848444 or email mailto:info@urchfontpre-school.co.uk

Urchfont Pre-school
Cuckoo Corner
Urchfont
Devizes
Wiltshire
SN10 4RA

Closing date for applications is 19th June 2017

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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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The Wind in the Willows Group have vacancies for Level 3 qualified staff at their Amesbury and Durrington settings from September 2017.

The Durrington positions are term-time only and the Amesbury positions are term-time or 48 weeks per year.

You will need to be confident in the Early Years Foundation Stage, ideally hold a Paediatric First Aid Qualification and have completed on-line training in Child Protection. Your role will be as a Key Person which will involve you building relationships with parents and outside agencies.

Hours are to be confirmed as they will depend on which setting you are applying to, and rates of pay will be discussed at the point of interview.

For further information and to apply, please contact Kerry Yeates by email s.yeates3@ntlworld.com
or by phone on 01980 258428 or 07515364679.

All posts will be subject to references and an Enhanced DBS Check. The closing date for applications is 7th July 2017.

Website: http://www.windinthewillowspreschool.org/

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Spurgeons is one of the UK's leading children's charities, firmly supported by Christian beliefs and values, helping to support disadvantaged children and their families through delivering projects to support children, young people, their families and communities to find long-lasting solutions to the challenges they face.

We have some new vacancies for an exciting new project ‘Recovering Together’. These roles will be crucial in the effective delivery of parenting programmes; play therapy and childcare provision, to support armed forces families and children who are/have been affected by domestic abuse.

We are passionate about the work we do and need equally committed members on our team to help us achieve those goals.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people we serve. This post is subject to necessary safeguarding checks including an appropriate level DBS Disclosure.

Spurgeons is a Living Wage Employer

For an application pack please email recruitment@spurgeons.org or call 01933 412412 quoting vacancy number 1595. Please note if you do not hear from us within two weeks after the closing date we are afraid that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Closing Date for applications is 28 June 2017

Further information
Hours per week: 16
Qualifications: Level 3
Salary: £7,131.24 to £7,532.54 (rising to £7,814.05 per annum)
Location: Windmill Hill, Children’s Centre, Tidworth, Wiltshire, SP9 7QR
Website: https://www.spurgeons.org/secondary-nav-pages/jobs-and-volunteering/jobs/complimentary-childcare-worker

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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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Do you enjoy playing and working with young children aged 4 – 11?

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and reliable person with a sense of humour who is passionate about providing an inspiring environment.

After School at Pitton is seeking a Playworker to start in September 2017. The post is based at Pitton Primary School, White Way, Pitton, Salisbury, SP5 1DT.

Ideally you will be qualified to at least Level 3 (Playwork, Early Years Educator, or equivalent).

Additional relevant training will be an advantage. Candidates prepared to undertake training/an apprenticeship will be considered.

The post is term-time only, Monday to Friday, hours from 3:00pm - 5:45pm, job share possible. Pay depending on qualifications and experience.

For further details or to apply, please contact Carrie on 07785 933966 or email admin@pittonpreschool.com

Closing date for applications is 16th June 2017

We are committed to safeguarding children and young people. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check. It is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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Puddleducks Community Playgroup (pre-school) is looking for an enthusiastic and caring Deputy Manager to join the team.
We are a busy pre-school based in Harnham, Salisbury offering excellent childcare and education on our wonderful woodland site. We are rated Good by Ofsted and cater for children age between 2 to 5 years in a mixed room environment with access to an enchanting outdoor learning space.


The successful candidate will have an excellent knowledge of the EYFS and be able to creatively plan for both indoor and outdoor activities to engage the needs of all children. They will be able to support the Manager in the day to day running of the pre-school whilst being able to use their own initiative and act as lead in the Managers absence.
You must hold a minimum Level 3 childcare qualification (or equivalent) with a confident and secure understanding of safeguarding. SENCO experience would be advantageous although not essential.


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).


Hours:  8am to 3.30pm (35 hours) Term-time only
Salary: Dependant on experience
Closing Date: 19th June 2017
Interviews: 23rd & 26th June 2017
Contact: Kirsty Johnson (Pre-school Manager)
Address: Puddleducks Community Playgroup, Saxon Road, Harnham, Salisbury, SP2 8JZ
Tel:01722 416293
Email: puddleducks.manager@btconnect.com


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Downton Community Pre-school requires a Pre-school Assistant from June 2017 to carry out all duties involved at an Early Years setting. The position is term-time only, initially 12 to 19.5 hours per week, flexibly arranged between 8.30am and 4.00pm. This is an exciting time of positive change at the pre-school and we are looking for an enthusiastic person to contribute and be part of this journey.

You will hold a full and relevant early years and childcare qualification of at least a Level 2 (such as an NVQ Level 2 in CCLD or Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young Peoples Workforce). You will have a good understanding of the EYFS and have an excellent level of verbal and written communication. You must be self-directed and able to take ownership of your key children’s learning and development. Experience of working in an early years setting would be an advantage. If you are invited to interview, you will be asked to spend some time in the pre-school, followed by a short interview.

Downton Community Pre-school is a community based pre-school providing a welcoming and happy environment for children aged between 2 and 5 years based within the village of Downton. The pre-school is open term-time, Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 3.00pm (our working day is 8.30am to 4.00pm).

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check before appointment is confirmed.

To apply, please visit www.downtonpreschool.co.uk or for more information, please contact Kate Hartford or Becci Lanham on 01725 511178 (term-time only) or email admin@downtonpreschool.co.uk


Closing date: Saturday 17th June 2017

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Role 1: Key person from September 2017
Role 2: Key person to cover Maternity Leave, starting September 2017 (fixed-term)


Pitton Pre-School is looking for enthusiastic, motivated and reflective practitioners who are passionate about providing an inspiring early years learning environment and have the ability to work as part of a dedicated, outstanding team.


Based in Pitton, Salisbury, SP5 1DU, both positions are term time only. Days and hours can be agreed on appointment, but we are looking for the equivalent of 22-25 hours a week over 3 or 4 days. There will be a requirement to work at least 1 early start (07:45) and 1 day until 15:30.


The successful candidates will ideally be qualified to Level 3 (or equivalent), and have experience in an early years setting. Pay depending on qualifications and experience. Closing date: 30th June 2017.


Please contact 07785 933966 for further details or to apply, or email admin@pittonpreschool.com.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.  It is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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Wiltshire Portage is a small independent charity, working in the special needs sector with children from birth to school entry. We are currently expanding into Salisbury and South Wiltshire and are looking to recruit Home Visitors to work across this area.

Our Portage Home Visitors:

  • Provide a home visiting service for a caseload of children and families, working in partnership with parents/carers and other agencies to provide early education and family support in accordance with the Portage model (family focus, child led play and structured teaching)
  • Support the transition of each child from home-based education to nursery or school provision
  • Support the inclusion of young children with additional needs, and their families, in the community in their own right
  • Facilitate the involvement of parents/carers in the service

The successful candidate will hold a relevant level 3 qualification and must have a full clean driving licence with access to a car for business use. Hours of work are to be negotiated.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on 5th July 2017.

For further information and to apply, please contact Kim Hannay-Young, Wiltshire Portage Manager, by telephone 07780 653888 or by email to managerwiltshireportage@gmail.com

For further information about the Wiltshire Portage Service and what we do please visit our website www.wiltshireportage.btck.co.uk

Wiltshire Portage is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974).

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West Wiltshire

Busy Bees Southwick are looking for an Early Years Practitioner to cover staff training, illnesses and extra hours. We are a lovely village pre-school with six staff, open term-time only between the hours of 8.30am and 3.00pm, we cater for children from 2 to 4 years of age.

Further Information
Hours: As needed
Salary: Minimum wage
Closing date: 07/04/2017
Name: Kirsty Gray (Manager)
Setting: Busy Bees Southwick
Address: The Hive, Hollis Way, Southwick, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 9PH
Telephone: 01225 753262
Email: busy_bees@tiscali.co.uk

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Tiddlywinks Nursery in Bradford-On-Avon is looking for an experienced Room Leader to join our friendly and motivated team. We are rated outstanding with Ofsted and are passionate about delivering high quality childcare and education. The successful applicant will be required to work within our busy pre-school room and will need to have an in-depth knowledge of the EYFS and planning for the needs of individual children.

The successful applicant must be motivated to plan inspiring and engaging activities both inside and outside and be confident in leading a small team of practitioners. There may be opportunities to take on further roles such as SENCO.

We are looking for someone who has a warm and caring personality and a good sense of humour is a bonus! The successful applicant must have an understanding of safeguarding. For an application form please email tiddlywinks.two@hotmail.co.uk or phone 01225 866288. We look forward to receiving your applications!

‘We are committed to Safeguarding Children – this post is subject to a DBS Check. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974’

Further Information
Hours: 38+
Salary: Depends on experience
Closing date: 19/05/2017
Name: Samantha Coles
Setting: Tiddlywinks Nursery
Address: Frome Road, Bradford-on-Avon, BA15 1LE
Telephone: 01225 866288
Email: tiddlywinks.two@hotmail.co.uk

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Roundstone Nursery School are looking to employ an enthusiastic, dedicated and fun member of staff for our small nursery in Trowbridge. We currently have 42 children on our register and are open from 8:30am to 5:30pm, 4 days a week (currently 8:30 to 4.00pm on Tuesday). The position will be part time to start and will extend to full time from mid-May.

Although qualifications are important and we are requesting a minimum of level 2 we are willing to interview other candidates that have the right attitude and experience to be part of our team.


You will need to be flexible, have an ability to work under pressure, be self-motivated and able to work well as part of a team. Experience of working with children with SEN and ASD would be an advantage but is not essential. Please email for and application pack (PLEASE DO NOT SEND CV’s)


‘We are committed to Safeguarding Children – this post is subject to a DBS check. It is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974)’

Further Information
Hours: TBA
Salary: TBA
Closing date: 19/05/2017
Name: Cindy Kennedy
Setting: Roundstone Nursery School
Address: 17 Polebarn Road, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 7EG
Telephone: 01225 775635
Email: cindykennedy@hotmail.com



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BebeTots Nursery is looking for a friendly and enthusiastic person to join our dedicated team. The nursery is conveniently located on the A350 in Westbury, with onsite parking. We are a 43-place setting, operating over two floors with a large rear garden. We are open for fifty weeks of the year and close on bank holidays.

Duties and responsibilities are to:
Provide a high quality play experience within the nursery
Contribute to the smooth day to day running of the service
Offer support and care to children and their families
Work with and support colleagues in all aspects of the service
Ensure effective delivery of childcare which meets the identified needs of users
Provide a quality service for parents and working in partnership to benefit each child
Adhere to company Policies and Procedures, Early Years Foundation Stage Statutory Framework, requirements laid out by the Department for Education and comply with Health and Safety legislation
Be aware of and understand own responsibilities of safeguarding and child protection

The successful applicant will hold a relevant a level 2 (or above) childcare qualification and have previous experience working in a similar role. They will need to be able to demonstrate the ability to build relationships with children, parents, carers, colleagues and other professionals, have good communication skills, have the ability to work on their own as well as part of a team, plan, organise and prioritise tasks and activities, have the ability to plan, deliver and evaluate child-centred activities and follow policies and procedures.

BebeTots are committed to safeguarding, promoting the welfare of the children and their individual needs. We expect all staff, volunteers and contractors to share our commitment. All job offers are subject to enhanced DBS, receipt of satisfactory references and positions are exempt from the Rehabilitation Act 1974.

For further information or to apply please forward your CV to jennifer.morris@bebetots.co.uk or telephone 01373 864444 for an application form.

Further Information
Hours:   TBC
Salary:  DQE
Closing date:  31/05/2017
Name:   Jennifer Morris
Setting:  BebeTots Nursery
Address:  7A Trowbridge Road Westbury Wiltshire BA13 3AY
Telephone:  01373864444
Email:   jennifer.morris@bebetots.co.uk
Website:  http://www.bebetots.co.uk

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Kids at school, time free from college or simply looking for a tax-free addition to your earnings? ABC Day Nursery is a small, independent nursery in Melksham, currently rated Good by OFSTED and looking to improve on that at our next inspection. There is an opportunity available for somebody who enjoys working with pre-school children, has a clear and valid DBS record (we can organise that for you) can add their own creativity to our vibrant and enthusiastic team. Previous experience and childcare qualifications would be very helpful in your application.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we offer an employer/employee contribution pension to all employees. To apply please contact Tanya Powell on abcdaynursery@gmail.com or call 01225 791742

Further Information
Hours:   Lunch times and various
Salary:  NLW
Closing date:  31/05/2017
Name:   Tanya Powell
Setting:  ABC Day Nursery
Address:  19 Lancaster Road, Bowerhill, Melksham SN12 6SS
Telephone:  01225 791742
Email:   abcdaynursery@gmail.com
Website:  http://www.abcday-nursery.co.uk/

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Spurgeons is one of the UK's leading children's charities, firmly supported by Christian beliefs and values, helping to support disadvantaged children and their families through delivering projects to support children, young people, their families and communities to find long-lasting solutions to the challenges they face.

We are passionate about the work we do and need equally committed members on our team to help us achieve those goals.

An exciting opportunity for a Welcomer/Administrator to join our team in West Wiltshire Children Centres. Your role will include welcoming families, coordinating services and working with a multi-agency focus. You will need to have a good understanding of data analysis and excellent organisational and customer service skills.

Previous applicants need not apply. For further information, please email recruitment@spurgeons.org or call 01933 412412

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people we serve. This post is subject to necessary safeguarding checks including an appropriate level DBS Disclosure.

Spurgeons is a Living Wage Employer

Please note if you do not hear from us within two weeks after the closing date we are afraid that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Further Information
Hours: 37
Salary: £16,491 - £17,419 rising to £18,070 per annum
Closing date: 14/05/2017
Address: Canberra Childrens Centre, Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12 7NY
Telephone: 01933 412412
Email: mailto:recruitment@spurgeons.orgWebsite

Website: https://www.spurgeons.org/secondary-nav-pages/jobs-and-volunteering/jobs/welcomer-admin-1

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Rocking Horse Nursery is a 39-place day nursery based in a Grade 2 listed building with a large outdoor area. We are in Shaw a picturesque village just outside Melksham.  We are looking to employ a full-time, enthusiastic and articulate nursery assistant with an excellent knowledge of the EYFS and a love of “the great outdoors”. The successful applicant must hold a relevant level 2 or 3 qualification.

The position available is for 40 hours per week on a flexible rota to cover the nursery’s opening hours of 8am to 6pm. 

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

Further information
Hours: Up to 40 hours per week
Salary: TBC
Closing date: 19th May 2017
Contact: Fiona Milner or Sue Parkin
Address: The Old Brewery House, Bath Road, Shaw, Melksham, SN12 8EF
Telephone: 01225 700894
Email: mailto:fionanursery@aol.co.uk
Website: http://www.rockinghorsenursery.com


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Longscroft Children’s Nursery School are looking for a Level 3 Practitioner to join our Baby Unit from September 2017. The post is full-time, with hours between 7.30am and 6.00pm, Monday to Friday.

For further information and to apply please contact Steph Whitham on 01225 777698 or email office@longscroftnursery.co.uk

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

Further information
Hours: 42.5 hours per week, between 7.30am and 6.00pm, Monday to Friday
Salary: TBC
Contact: Steph Whitham, Manager
Telephone: 01225 777698
Address: Longscroft Children’s Nursery School, Trowle Common, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 9BL
Email: office@longscroftnursery.co.uk
Website: http://www.longscroftnursery.co.uk/


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Steps Ahead Nursery is an established independent 104 place nursery school in Trowbridge. Our setting is in a large and airy ground floor building with substantial areas of outdoor space, and most of the rooms have access to their own garden. We care for children from 3 months to 5 years of age. We provide a caring and safe environment for our children. With the help of our children we grow our own flowers and fruit & vegetables.

We are looking for people who are flexible, hardworking and passionate about children’s learning, play and development. You need to have a big smile, a nurturing and caring personality, be organised, be patient and enthusiastic, come to work with a “can do” attitude, be prepared to constructively support your team and provide the best possible standard of care for our children.

We offer a full induction with ongoing mentoring support, a strong curriculum-planning programme based on EYFS initiatives and resources to aid creative implementation. We also support and encourage our staff to continue their professional development through training.

We are now looking to recruit Level 3 qualified Nursery Practitioner(s) with key worker experience and/or Level 2 qualified Nursery Assistants with experience of working with children, to work in the 3 different areas of the nursery (baby, toddler and pre-school wings). These vacancies are full-time positions but we may also consider part-time applications, we will not consider term-time only. We are offering an immediate start with shifts varying between 7.45am and 6.15pm.

We are committed to safeguarding children and the positions are subject to an Enhanced DBS Check. They are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974).

To request an application form and full job description please email Georgie Hayward on georgie@stepsahead.co.uk attaching a copy of your current CV.

Further Information
Hours:
25-40 hours per week
Salary: dependent upon qualification and experience
Closing date: 2nd June 2017
Contact: Georgie Hayward
Setting: Steps Ahead Day Nursery
Address: Bradley Road Trowbridge Wiltshire BA14 0RR
Telephone: 01225 719110
Email: georgie@stepsahead.co.uk
Website: www.stepsahead.co.uk

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BebeTots Nursery are looking for an experienced, friendly and enthusiastic person to lead our dedicated team.

The nursery is conveniently located on the A350 in Westbury, with onsite parking. We are a forty-three place setting, operating over two floors with a large rear garden.

We are open for fifty weeks of the year and close on bank holidays. We have recently been award ‘GOOD’ by Ofsted during our first inspection.

Job Purpose

  • To support the Manager by developing and overseeing the provision of high quality play experiences within the nursery
  • Ensure the smooth day to day running of the service and offer support and care to children and their families
  • Work with, and support staff in all aspects of the service to ensure effective delivery which meets the identified needs of users
  • Safeguard all staff and children associated with the nursery
  • Offer support and care to children and their families
  • Provide a quality service for parents and work in partnership to benefit each child
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures, the Early Years Foundation Stage Statutory Framework, requirements laid out by the Department for Education and comply with Health and Safety legislation

The successful applicant is to hold a relevant Level 3 (or above) childcare qualification and have previous experience of working in a similar role. They will need to be able to demonstrate the ability to:

  • Build relationships with children, carers, colleagues and other professionals
  • Have good communication skills
  • Have the ability to work on their own as well as lead a team
  • Plan, organise and prioritise tasks and activities
  • Plan, deliver and evaluate child-centred activities and follow policies and procedures

The hours will be between 7.30am and 6.00pm, working 42½ hours per week with an hour for lunch. The salary is based on experience and qualifications.

For further information or to apply please contact Jennifer Morris on 01373 864444 or email Jennifer.morris@bebetots.co.uk for an application pack

BebeTots are committed to safeguarding, promoting the welfare of the children and their individual needs.  We expect all staff, volunteers and contractors to share our commitment.
All job offers are subject to enhanced DBS, receipt of satisfactory references and positions are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974).

Further Information
Contact: Jennifer Morris
Telephone: 01373 864444

Email: Jennifer.morris@bebetots.co.uk

Website: www.bebetots.co.uk

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BebeTots Nursery are looking for an experienced, friendly and enthusiastic person to join our dedicated team as a qualified Level 3 (or above) Practitioner/Early Years Educator.

The Nursery is conveniently located on the A350 in Westbury, with onsite parking. We are a forty-three place setting, operating over two floors with a large rear garden.

We are open for fifty weeks of the year and close on bank holidays. We have recently been award ‘GOOD’ by Ofsted during our first inspection. 

Duties and responsibilities

  • To provide a high quality play experience within the nursery
  • Contribute to the smooth day to day running of the service
  • Offer support and care to children and their families
  • Work with, and support colleagues in all aspects of the service
  • Ensure effective delivery of childcare, which meets the identified needs of users
  • Provide a quality service for parents and working in partnership to benefit each child
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures, the Early Years Foundation Stage Statutory Framework, requirements laid out by the Department for Education and comply with Health and Safety legislation
  • To be aware of and understand own responsibilities of safeguarding and child protection

The successful applicant is to hold a relevant Level 3 (or above) childcare qualification and have previous experience working in a similar role.

They will need to be able to demonstrate the ability to build relationships with children, carers, colleagues and other professionals, have good communication skills, have the ability to work on their own as well as part of a team, plan, organise and prioritise tasks and activities, have the ability to plan, deliver and evaluate child-centred activities and follow policies and procedures.

The hours will be between 7.30am and 6.00pm, working 42 ½ hours per week with an hour for lunch. The salary is based on experience and qualifications.

For further information or to apply please contact Jennifer Morris on 01373 864444 or email Jennifer.morris@bebetots.co.uk for an application pack.

BebeTots are committed to safeguarding, promoting the welfare of the children and their individual needs.  We expect all staff, volunteers and contractors to share our commitment.

All job offers are subject to enhanced DBS, receipt of satisfactory references and positions are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974).

Further information:
Contact: Jennifer Morris
Telephone: 01373 864444
Email: Jennifer.morris@bebetots.co.uk
Website: www.bebetots.co.uk


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We currently have a position in our Toddler Unit, this is a full time position, to start asap. The hours will be between 7:30am and 6.00pm.

Ideally we are looking for a Level 3 candidate but are happy to train a Level 2 practitioner.

For further information please contact Steph Whitham on 01225 777698 or email office@longscroftnursery.co.uk

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

For further information:
Hours 7.30am to 6.00m, full-time
Salary TBC
contact Steph Whitham, Manager
Telephone: 01225 777698
Address: Longscroft Children's Nursery School, Trowle Common, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 9BL
Email: office@longscroftnursery.co.uk
Website: http://www.longscroftnursery.co.uk


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Busy Bees is a small and friendly non-profit making pre-school located in the grounds of Chapmanslade C of E Primary School in the High Street. We are an Ofsted OUTSTANDING pre-school and are looking for an enthusiastic, caring and flexible individual to join our dedicated team from September 2017.
 
You must hold a Level 3 early year’s education and childcare qualification or equivalent. Busy Bees provides a breakfast and afterschool club and is open from 0800 to 17.00 Monday to Friday during term time only.

If you would like further information about this position, and a more detailed job description and application form, please contact Kelly Williams or Sammie Thorne on 07749257608 or email busybeespre-school@hotmail.co.uk

Busy Bees are committed to Safeguarding Children. The position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check - it is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974)

The closing date for this vacancy is 14 July 2017


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Last updated: 22 June 2017 | Last reviewed: 22 June 2017