Qualified Nursery Nurse
St Paul’s Nursery
Qualified Nursery Officer
Hours of work:
37.5 hours per week. A shift pattern is employed to cover the
operational day (6.55am to 6.00pm, Monday to Friday).
The Nursery Manager through the Deputy Manager and head of room.
The children and students within a designated area.
To assist in providing a happy, secure, safe, culturally sensitive
The main task of the Qualified Nursery Officer is to provide care for
the children using the nursery. Duties will include:
To provide imaginative presentation of play equipment in order to
To ensure that the children’s basic needs are met, e.g.
adequately clothed and fed.
To liaise with parents in order that a continuation of care is maintained.
To promote the work of the nursery to prospective parents/carers,
current service users and other potential users.
To keep daily progress records of children within your group in
consultation with the senior staff in your area.
To act as a key person for a named group of children within the
area in which you are based.
To work alongside qualified staff, accepting advice when appropriate.
To contribute to, participate in and attend appropriate training courses.
To observe and report to the Senior Nursery Officer any injuries
or emotional disturbances.
To assist with medical emergencies in the nursery, to ensure all
accidents are noted in the accident book and to seek advice from
the Senior/Deputy staff when necessary.
To be aware of and follow all nursery rules and procedures.
To ensure the main entrance door is firmly locked at all times
and report any breaches of security to a senior member of staff immediately.
To attend monthly staff meetings.
To participate in parents evening, open days and any other
outside activities which the Nursery Manager considers important.
Job descriptions can never be fully descriptive of unforeseen
circumstances. It is expected of staff that they will respond
favourably to changing circumstances and emergencies if and when they
arise and carry out appropriate duties delegated to them to deal with these.
Please note that the nursery operates a strict No Smoking Policy.