Job Title: Qualified Nursery Assistant

Location: YMCA South Ealing, Jumpers! Nursery

Contract: Permanent  45 hours per

Closing Date: 23 November

Salary: £8.05 per hour

YMCA West London is a charity and registered housing provider whose mission is to be an inclusive Christian Association transforming communities so that all young people can belong, contribute and thrive. As a member of the wider YMCA Federation, our vision is of places where young people thrive and communities flourish

The Association is the largest YMCA in Europe and one of the largest providers of supported housing in London and beyond providing a safe place to stay for around 1,200 residents each night. As well as accommodation, care homes, education and training, the Association is focused on the transformation of communities through its Health and Wellbeing Centres, children, youth and family programmes including nurseries, after school clubs and soft play centres.

The role

This role is based at our YMCA in South Ealing, reporting to the Nursery Manager. The post holder will be expected to work in partnership with the Nurseries Manager, parent/carers and children to provide a consistently high quality programme at the YMCA West London’s nurseries as well as to value each child as an individual, to encourage their all-round development and positive self image.

Duties include working in partnership with parents/carers in an inclusive, enabling environment; assisting in delivering a stimulating programme of activities whilst maintain a caring and nurturing atmosphere for children aged 6 months to 2 years; producing development plans based on your observations; writing reports; keeping up to date profiles on key children; working within a team; adhering to Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018.

Applicants should have a knowledge of child care and child development; a knowledge of the needs of children in a nursery setting; a knowledge of the safety/welfare issues in a nursery setting; a knowledge of the Early Learning Goals; experience of child care either in a formal or informal setting; experience of planning a programme of activities for 5-11 years age range; experience of working with 6 months – 5 years age range; hold a childcare qualification recognized by OFSTED eg. NNEB PLA, NVQ L2/3

To apply

For a full job description, applicant pack, please the links below. Completed Application Packs should be directed to our external recruitment/response handler’s HR Initiatives Limited c/o

Closing date: 23 November

YMCA St Paul’s Group is an equal opportunities employer. We value the importance of diversity and positively welcome applications from all members of the community, including those with disabilities. As a responsible employer, we follow safer recruitment guidelines and if you are selected for an interview you will be required to complete an application form, which will be sent out to you. The successful candidate will be expected to declare all previous offences and to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

YMCA St Paul’s Group is a Christian organisation and as an employee you will be required to respect its ethos and uphold its values.

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