Nursery Assistant

  • 24-40 hours per week
  • Permanent

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Nursery Assistant to join our ever expanding team. This role will be between 24 and 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday between the opening hours of 7.15am – 6.00pm. (Hours will vary).

The successful applicant will be responsible for providing a safe, caring and welcoming environment for children and their families. The ideal candidate will have a passion for working with children, excellent communication skills and have the ability to work in a fast paced environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide an exceptional level of care to children in the setting
  • Create a safe and stimulating environment to promote learning and independence
  • Assist in the planning and preparation of activities.
  • Observing the progress of each child individually, making observational reports, evaluating the children’s progress, identify concerns.
  • Ensure parents are kept up to date on their child’s progression
  • Ensure you adhere to policies and procedures at all times
  • Keep up to date with developments in early years care and attend appropriate training/courses for continued professional development
  • Operate within the Minimum Standards as set out by the Health and Social Care Trust
  • Complete daily risk assessments ensuring they are clean and in good condition


  • Level 2 Diploma in Childcare, Learning & Development or equivalent.
  • Experience working in a nursery setting.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications. Please see full job description for more information.

Email for the application form & full job description. Closing date: Friday 6th October 2023.