Nursery Practitioner (12 month maternity cover)

37.5 hours per week
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Nursery Practitioner (12 month maternity cover)
We are looking for a passionate Nursery Practitioner to join our Nursery Team at YMCA North Tyneside. You will be working alongside a team who are passionate about ensuring all children are safe and given every opportunity to progress.

LOCATION: YMCA North Tyneside, Church Way, North Shields, NE29 0AB

JOB TYPE: 12 Months Fixed Term Contract

WORKING HOURS: 37.5 hours per week

SALARY:  £9.00 per hour

 

Who are we?

YMCA North Tyneside is a Voluntary Sector Organisation undertaking youth and community programme work in areas of North Tyneside, South Tyneside, and Teesdale. We are part of the worldwide YMCA movement, which started in London in 1844 has grown to become the world’s largest and oldest youth movement.

Now, more than 175 years later, YMCA is operating in 119 countries, with 64 million people reached annually around the world. Guided by our Christian values, we believe everyone has potential, and we serve our communities so that all can hope, belong, contribute and thrive. 

 

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Nursery team for a Nursery Practitioner to join us on a 12 Month Fixed-Term (Maternity Cover) role. You will be joining a team that believes every family should have the support they need to lead more fulfilling lives and who strive to make sure all children are given the best possible opportunities to continue their development.

To be successful, it is essential that you have relevant experience as well as a relevant qualification in Childcare/ Working with Children/ recent relevant Training and Continued Professional Development. Additionally, it is essential that you have a flexible approach to your working hours, you will be required to work daytime and evenings.

Our mission is to create a community where everyone is healthy, happy and connected. We seek to champion those that have no voice and support those that need it most. Employing nearly 100 members of staff across various locations, we are ambitious, vibrant and visionary.

If you have experience of working within childcare, an understanding of safeguarding and a passion for making sure children are safe and are being given opportunities to continuously develop under the guidance of our Nursery team., we’d like to hear from you.

Please note, the post holders must be able to work flexibly depending on the needs of the business and must be available for occasional overtime.

 

Benefits

In addition to joining a great team, our colleagues also benefit from: access to a free and confidential Employee Assistance Programme, 24/7 GP Helpline, discount at our Café and Nursery, a free gym membership for you and a loved one and training opportunities on various topics such as Safeguarding, Mental health and Health and Safety, Birthday off and enhanced holiday.

 

 

 

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Why work for YMCA North Tyneside?

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

Competitive Salary

Subject to age and in line with National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage

Employer Assistance Programme

Access to a confidential Employer Assistance Programme (which includes a suite of Legal and Health Information)

GP Helpline

Access to 24hr GP Helpline

Café Discount

10% Discount at YMCA Café

Nursery Discount

10% Discount on Fees at YMCA Day Nursery

Gym Membership

Free unlimited Gym membership for YMCA Gym

Staff Development

A nurturing environment where staff are encouraged to learn and grow as individuals

Making a Difference

Be a part of an established organisation that helps transform the lives of young people

Patterdale Discount

Staff discount on short breaks in the Lake District at Patterdale Hall Estate

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This job has been posted both internally and externally.

If you think you have what it takes to effectively support the vision, objectives and priorities of the organisation then we want to hear from you!

If you’re interested in this post and would like an informal chat, please contact us on 0191 2575434 and ask for Ian (Nursery Manager) or HR.

Please note: The health, wellbeing and safety of our colleagues and candidates during this challenging time is of paramount importance, with this in mind, we have refreshed our approach to recruitment. All interviews will be fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing. Upon starting a new role with us, we will ensure you are equipped with the tools and technologies which will enable you to do your best work remotely when required. Our longer-term focus remains on a culture of flexibility and encouraging colleagues to maintain a healthy work-life balance through flexible working arrangements.