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Main area
Childcare & Education
NHS AfC: Band 3
25 hours per week
Job ref
East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Employer type
St. Leonards on Sea
£16,968-£19,852 per annum/pro rata
28/09/2017 23:59
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Senior Nursery Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 3

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides NHS hospital and community services throughout East Sussex. We provide our services at two district general hospitals, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital, community hospitals in Bexhill, Crowborough, Lewes, Rye and Uckfield and a number of clinics and health centres, GP surgeries, schools and in people’s homes. 

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the improving working lives of all our staff. A wide range of staff benefits are available to staff and these include: staff development, pension scheme, on-site nurseries within the acute hospitals, access to sports and social clubs, staff restaurants, on-site accommodation, staff gymnasiums, squash and tennis court plus heated outdoor swimming pool (Eastbourne only), staff lottery.

Please download the Recruitment Information Leaflet for guidance on making a successful application


First Steps Nursery is a workplace nursery for staff working for East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. The modern nursery provides full day care for children aged 4 months to 8 years. The successful candidate will need to hold a minimum NVQ level 3 in Childcare & Education (or equivalent) and be able to demonstrate a minimum of three years post qualification experience working in a setting with the under 5’s age group. This will include experience with under 2's and
experience of supervising staff.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate they have an excellent knowledge and understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage, be an effective communicator and show flexibility in working hours so that we can continue to provide flexibility within our service.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Nicola Sullivan
01424 757574

If you have problems applying, contact

01323 417400 ext 4147