Nursery Assistants – Bright Horizons Nursery – Edinburgh

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Nursery: Bright Horizons – Edinburgh

Salary: From £22,670 – £24,170 FTE (dependant on qualification/s and experience)

Location: Edinburgh


We are looking for full time and Part time, experienced and passionate Nursery Assistants to join our Bright Horizons nurseries in Edinburgh.

Are you working towards or planning to work towards an SVQ3/HNC qualification in Early Years? Would you be interested in an opportunity to join us as an Early Years Practitioner?


What we can offer you

Our benefits include, but are not limited to;

  • Above industry standard salary, with annual salary reviews
  • Discounted childcare of 40% for first child * T&C’s Apply
  • Up to 33 days holiday per year, with the option to buy additional days
  • Smart Health access, including 24/7 access to Virtual GP appointments, fitness programmes and mental health support
  • Financial support through early access to wages, low interest debt consolidation loans and a wide variety of discounts across high street brands, travel, utilities and days out
  • Development programme access for every stage of your career, tailored to your individual journey, with opportunities across our network of nurseries
  • Access to our Future Leaders programme, preparing you to step into a Room Leader position
  • Employee Appreciation throughout the year including our annual Awards of Excellence gala’s
  • Happy to Talk Flexible Working

Why Bright Horizons?

We are driven by our HEART values (Honesty, Excellence, Accountability, Respect, and Teamwork). If your values align, you’d be a great fit to join one of our 300 nurseries across the UK. We’ve also been voted Great Place to Work every year since 2006 – as well achieving Great Place for Wellbeing and Great Place for Women.

Did you know, Bright Horizons Foundation for Children charity has been established since 2005 supporting the lives of thousands of children and families in crisis, across almost 100 locations? Each Bright Horizons colleague is entitled to a paid volunteer day every year!


What you’ll be doing

  • Working as part of a nursey team looking after babies and children up to the age of 5.
  • Having daily adventures with our children through interactive play, activities, reading and helping them with their curious minds through the learning curriculum .
  • Communicating with parents daily on their child’s activities .
  • Provide a caring and supporting environment where the children feel safe and looked after.
  • Supporting colleagues encourage the children’s development towards key milestones.
  • Promote and ensure child welfare, protection, health and safety and safeguarding

What we’re looking for

  • Previous experience working with children is essential – Nursery Bank Staff, Nursery Assistant, Teaching Assistant, Nursery Practitioner, Early Years Educator, Nanny, Childminder or similar.
  • Passion for making learning fun and engaging for each child
  • Ability to build trust and strong working relationships with both colleagues and parents
  • Ability to use a variety of communication techniques with both children and adults
  • Sound understanding of child protection and the safeguarding of children

Please apply by emailing