fbpx

 29th Nov 2021: Coronavirus Update on Face Coverings - click here for full details

« Back to

Nursery nurses and assistants care for children from birth up to seven years of age in day or residential nurseries, children’s homes, maternity units and similar establishments.

Tasks

  • Baths, dresses, prepares feed for and feeds babies, changes babies clothing whenever necessary
  • Supervises young children at mealtimes
  • Plans and organises games and other activities and supervises children’s play
  • Reads stories, organises counting games to help develop language and number skills
  • Writes reports on children’s development and maintains awareness of health and safety issues
  • Communicates with parents and colleagues on children’s development and well-being.

Entry Requirements

Entry is most common with GCSEs/S grades followed by the award of a certificate from the Council for Awards in Children’s Care and Education. An NVQ/SVQ in Child Care and Education or equivalent qualification at level 3 is required to work as a nursery nurse. CRB clearance is mandatory.

What could I earn?

Salaries for this occupation tend to start at £16,000 per annum and can progress up to £18,000 per annum.

Is it in growth or decline?

There are currently 25,688 employed Nursery Nurses & Assistants in the region.

Current Vacancies

Vacancy Information Unavailable
N/A / NOTIFICATION / 7 Dec 2021

You are enquiring for...

    Please select a title
    Please tell us your first name
    Please tell us your surname
    Please tell us your date of birth
    Please tell us your email address
    Invalid Input
    Please tell us your postcode
    Please select your highest obtained qualification
    Please tell us how you heard about Bucks College Group
    Please tell us how you heard about Bucks College Group
    Sorry you can only use letters, numbers and traditional punctuation in this box.
    This field is required.
    Invalid Input
    Invalid Input