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Nursery workers play a vital role in providing care and education for young children. More than 70,000 employees are engaged in nursery work in schools, with many more employed in government-run nurseries and crèches, as well as playgroups, family centres and health centres. Opportunities in this sector exist for nursery nurses, nursery assistants and nursery managers
Nursery nurses and assistants are expected to organise, lead and supervise children’s activities. They interact with children, assist with meals and provide personal care. Managers have much more of a team-leading role and are responsible for the day-to-day running of the facility
Employees in this field generally work between 32 and 40 hours a week, which often involves early starts and sometimes Saturday work. They are required to have a CACHE certificate in child care and education, a City and Guilds Level 2 award in early years care and education or an NVQ/SVQ Level 2 in early years care and education. Salaries are in the £10,000 – 14,000 range. More senior positions, which usually require greater experience and a diploma in child care, offer around £15,000 to £20,000.
People who work in a Nursery are expected to take care of babies and children. They assist them in reading, learning how to write, counting or even with their alphabets. For those who take care of babies; they bathe, clean, feed and soothe them. Nursery workers ensure that they are happy and engaged while at the nursery.
Being a Nursery worker is a full time job, where professionals are expected to work at least forty hours a week. Those persons who are interested in this career can search classified postings, visit job centres and websites.
A Nursery worker usually performs many of the following tasks:
• Feeding and bathing babies
• Adhering to health and safety guidelines
• Teaching children the alphabet
• Reporting to parents
• Observing children behaviour
• Preparing food
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Saint Albans, England
Saint Albans, England
£29,192.75 - £31,406.75 per year
£8.50 - £10.00/hour
Basildon, Essex, United Kingdom
£19.7k - 20k per year
Oxford, Oxfordshire, South East, UK
£ 100.00 - £ 125.00 Per Day
Basildon, Essex, UK
£11.52/hour training and uniform
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
£9.25 - £11/hour
Lambeth, United Kingdom
From £26,018 to £28,098 per annum
Carshalton, London, South East, UK
£19000 - £21000/annum
Bovingdon, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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