Early Years Nursery Support Worker

Job Details

London Borough of Islington have an exciting new role out for a early years nursery support worker working with children aged between 3-4 years old to assist in the provision of high quality, fully integrated care and education for children throughout the nursery/centre in partnership with their parents and to assist teachers and nursery education workers to maintain a safe and secure environment for the children.

This job includes:

  1. To take joint responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children in your care and those you come into contact with and undertake child protection training at a level commensurate with role.
  2. Through hands-on practice to assist in the fostering of the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of all children attending the nursery/centre, including those with special educational needs.
  3. Through hands-on practice to assist in the provision of a comfortable, safe, stimulating and aesthetically pleasing environment which provides consideration of families’ ethnic, cultural and linguistic backgrounds and consideration of children’s gender.
  4. To support the key worker systems in the centre and act as a co-key person for a small group of children to provide continuity of care in the absence of the key worker, as required:
  • Develop a loving and secure relationship with each key child.
  • Help each key child to become familiar with and confident in the setting.
  • Look after each key child’s care and welfare needs e.g. dressing, toilet training, eating, sleeping, being comforted.

Payrate: £18.20 umbrella