NEW – Assistant Chef

NEW – Assistant Chef -

NEW – Assistant Chef

We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Chef at Kids 1st Quorum.

To apply for this position please download an Application Form and send it to:

Andrea Caine
Nursery Manager
Balliol Business Park
Benton Lane
Newcastle
NE12 8FB

Tel: 01912599179 or email quorum@kids1st.net

This position is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check, the cost of which will be covered by the company.

JOB DESCRIPTION

POST: Assistant Chef – 37 hours per week

RESPONSIBLE TO: Nursery Manager and Head of Catering

JOB PURPOSE: To prepare, cook and serve healthy meals and snacks to young babies and children throughout each nursery day. To adhere to nutritional guidelines and principles set by the Head of Catering and maintain excellent standards of cleanliness and hygiene at all times.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. To follow menu plans set by the Head of Catering using recipes and guidelines provided.

2. To follow instructions from Nursery Manager and the nursery staff with regard to children’s individual dietary requirements.

3. To inform the Head of Catering of any required changes to the menu.

4. To assist the Manager in the adaptation of menu’s for children with food allergies and intolerances

5. To meet with the parents of any child with food allergies to ensure the individual dietary needs of the child are discussed and an alternative menu agreed.

6. To observe hygiene practices at all times.

7. To effectively supervise a catering assistant/assistant chef.

8. To observe correct use and care of kitchen equipment.

9. To adhere to menu plans and portion control working within budget guidelines.

10. To be aware of stock control, use by dates and re-ordering systems.

11. To use the company’s recommended catering suppliers.

12. The ability to maintain high standards of cleanliness without supervision.

13. To be able to direct a catering assistant and work as part of a team.

14. To be able to adapt to new circumstances and new methods.

15. Knowledge of Nursery Routines and the ability to work to strict time schedules without supervision.

16. Co-operate with nursery staff throughout the building.

17. Maintain cross-infection precautions.

18. To report any accident which may occur and report any defective machinery

14. At the end of each shift, clean kitchen and dining areas to a high standard.

Enrolment Week: 18th – 22nd June

Enrolment Week: 18th – 22nd June -

Enrolment Week: 18th – 22nd June

Join the fun at our enrolment week from the 18th – 22nd June. Book a nursery place and receive one week of FREE childcare! For more information, please contact the nurseries. Terms and conditions apply.

Kids 1st Nursery Enrolment Week

Kids 1st Nursery Enrolment Week -

Kids 1st Nursery Enrolment Week

Monday 18th – Friday 22nd June 2018
With our dedicated learning and development programmes, fresh, nutritious meals and amazing facilities, 2018 will be full of exciting opportunities to nurture and support your child.

Visit us during our Enrolment Week to find out more, meet the team and experience first hand the brilliant care we offer to under 5’s.

Plus you could get a weeks free childcare if you book a nursery place during this week*

*Terms and Conditions apply.

Kids 1st Ashbrooke is outstanding!

Kids 1st Ashbrooke is outstanding! -

Kids 1st Ashbrooke is outstanding!

Kids 1st Ashbrooke has received their OFSTED outstanding award on the 7th February this year. Well done, Kids 1st Ashbrooke!

Online learning journal system, in conjunction with ParentZone.

Online learning journal system, in conjunction with ParentZone. -

Online learning journal system, in conjunction with ParentZone.

Parent Zone

Kids 1st Quorum are now live with the online learning journal system, in conjunction with ParentZone.

NEW – Nursery Nurse Level 3

NEW – Nursery Nurse Level 3 -

NEW – Nursery Nurse Level 3

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Nursery Nurse at Kids 1st QE

To apply for this position please download an Application Form and send it to:

Lizzie Dickson
Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Gateshead
NE9 6SX

Tel: 01914870244or email qe@kidsfirst.net

This position is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check, the cost of which will be covered by the company.

JOB DESCRIPTION

RESPONSIBLE TO: Nursery Manager

POSITION: Permanent – Immediate starts available. Part-time and full-time positions available.

QUALIFICATIONS: NNEB, BTEC NATIONAL DIPLOMA or NVQ Level 3 Certificate is essential and a firm understanding of EYFS. Relevant experience of working in a day care setting (minimum 2 years)

REQUIREMENTS OF THE POST:

Excellent interpersonal skills. The ability to supervise and support Nursery Assistants. The ability to work flexibly, working a variable shift pattern. To attend all mandatory training and any further training to support the role. To have a commitment to providing an environment that promotes high quality childcare.

THE POST HOLDER:

To be responsible for the care and development of children aged from 6 weeks to 5 years of age. To provide a happy, safe and stimulating environment where the children will have the opportunity to play, develop and learn new skills. To work as a positive role model offering guidance, support and advise to more junior staff members. To work as part of a team promoting good working practices to ensure a high quality of care is delivered.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  1. To plan and implement activities relevant to the age/stage of development of the children in their care.
  2. Follow guidelines set by OFSTED with regard to the Safeguarding and Welfare Requirements.
  3. You will be assigned as a key person to a group of children. You will be expected to observe and record what the children do and plan the next steps for the children’s play, learning and development with regard to EYFS.
  4. Supervise meal times, rest periods and nappy changing/toileting. To promote good hygiene practices.
  5. Maintain a daily register of staff and children within the room.
  6. To work in partnership with parents ensuring continuity of care for their children. To communicate verbally on a daily basis with parents with regard to their child’s welfare and development.
  7. To record information relating to children’s individual progress and development and share this information periodically at parents meetings.
  8. To attend any staff meetings or any training courses pertinent to the role to help aid professional and personal development. To actively contribute to work required for the nursery to receive a recognised Quality Assurance Award.
  9. To monitor and record all accidents and be aware of any potential hazards within the building.
  10. To remove any broken or potentially dangerous equipment and report findings to Senior Staff member.
  11. To implement Nursery Policies and Procedures and promote good working practices at all times.
  12. To be responsible for the children during outings and visits outside of the nursery. This will include ensuring staff:child ratios are maintained at all times.
  13. Utilise opportunities to promote the nursery and encourage parents/guardians to be actively interested and involved in the nursery and their child’s day.
  14. To ensure all information about children is treated with sensitivity and absolute confidentiality.
  15. Any other duties in a Day Nursery setting laid down by the Manager

This Job Description is not intended to be totally comprehensive but an indicator of the main functions and responsibilities of the post.

New – Nursery Nurse

New – Nursery Nurse -

New – Nursery Nurse

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Nursery Nurse at Kids 1st Wansbeck, to work in our baby unit (under 2’s).

To apply for this position please download an Application Form and send it to:

Zoe Robinson
Kids 1st Wansbeck
Woodhorn Lane
Ashington
Northumberland
NE63 9FY

Tel: 01670855439 or email wansbeck@kidsfirst.net

This position is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check, the cost of which will be covered by the company.

JOB DESCRIPTION

RESPONSIBLE TO: Nursery Manager

POSITION: Permanent – Immediate starts available. Part-time and full-time positions available.

QUALIFICATIONS: NNEB, BTEC NATIONAL DIPLOMA or NVQ Level 3 Certificate is essential and a firm understanding of EYFS. Relevant experience of working in a day care setting (minimum 2 years)

REQUIREMENTS OF THE POST:

Excellent interpersonal skills. The ability to supervise and support Nursery Assistants. The ability to work flexibly, working a variable shift pattern. To attend all mandatory training and any further training to support the role. To have a commitment to providing an environment that promotes high quality childcare.

THE POST HOLDER:

To be responsible for the care and development of children aged from 6 weeks to 5 years of age. To provide a happy, safe and stimulating environment where the children will have the opportunity to play, develop and learn new skills. To work as a positive role model offering guidance, support and advise to more junior staff members. To work as part of a team promoting good working practices to ensure a high quality of care is delivered.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  1. To plan and implement activities relevant to the age/stage of development of the children in their care.
  2. Follow guidelines set by OfSTED with regard to the Safeguarding and Welfare Requirements.
  3. You will be assigned as a key person to a group of children. You will be expected to observe and record what the children do and plan the next steps for the children’s play, learning and development with regard to EYFS.
  4. Supervise meal times, rest periods and nappy changing/toileting. To promote good hygiene practices.
  5. Maintain a daily register of staff and children within the room.
  6. To work in partnership with parents ensuring continuity of care for their children. To communicate verbally on a daily basis with parents with regard to their child’s welfare and development.
  7. To record information relating to children’s individual progress and development and share this information periodically at parents meetings.
  8. To attend any staff meetings or any training courses pertinent to the role to help aid professional and personal development. To actively contribute to work required for the nursery to receive a recognised Quality Assurance Award.
  9. To monitor and record all accidents and be aware of any potential hazards within the building.
  10. To remove any broken or potentially dangerous equipment and report findings to Senior Staff member.
  11. To implement Nursery Policies and Procedures and promote good working practices at all times.
  12. To be responsible for the children during outings and visits outside of the nursery. This will include ensuring staff:child ratios are maintained at all times.
  13. Utilise opportunities to promote the nursery and encourage parents/guardians to be actively interested and involved in the nursery and their child’s day.
  14. To ensure all information about children is treated with sensitivity and absolute confidentiality.
  15. Any other duties in a Day Nursery setting laid down by the Manager

This Job Description is not intended to be totally comprehensive but an indicator of the main functions and responsibilities of the post.

NEW – Nursery Nurse

NEW – Nursery Nurse -

NEW – Nursery Nurse

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Nursery Nurse at Kids 1st Bowesfield.

To apply for this position please download an Application Form and send it to:

Jodie Hall
Cygnet Drive
Stockton-on-Tees
TS22 5TB

Tel: 01642674672 or email bowesfield@kidsfirst.net

This position is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check, the cost of which will be covered by the company.

JOB DESCRIPTION

RESPONSIBLE TO: Nursery Manager

POSITION: Permanent – Immediate starts available. Part-time and full-time positions available.

QUALIFICATIONS: NNEB, BTEC NATIONAL DIPLOMA or NVQ Level 3 Certificate is essential and a firm understanding of EYFS. Relevant experience of working in a day care setting (minimum 2 years)

REQUIREMENTS OF THE POST:

Excellent interpersonal skills. The ability to supervise and support Nursery Assistants. The ability to work flexibly, working a variable shift pattern. To attend all mandatory training and any further training to support the role. To have a commitment to providing an environment that promotes high quality childcare.

THE POST HOLDER:

To be responsible for the care and development of children aged from 6 weeks to 5 years of age. To provide a happy, safe and stimulating environment where the children will have the opportunity to play, develop and learn new skills. To work as a positive role model offering guidance, support and advise to more junior staff members. To work as part of a team promoting good working practices to ensure a high quality of care is delivered.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  1. To plan and implement activities relevant to the age/stage of development of the children in their care.
  2. Follow guidelines set by OfSTED with regard to the Safeguarding and Welfare Requirements.
  3. You will be assigned as a key person to a group of children. You will be expected to observe and record what the children do and plan the next steps for the children’s play, learning and development with regard to EYFS.
  4. Supervise meal times, rest periods and nappy changing/toileting. To promote good hygiene practices.
  5. Maintain a daily register of staff and children within the room.
  6. To work in partnership with parents ensuring continuity of care for their children. To communicate verbally on a daily basis with parents with regard to their child’s welfare and development.
  7. To record information relating to children’s individual progress and development and share this information periodically at parents meetings.
  8. To attend any staff meetings or any training courses pertinent to the role to help aid professional and personal development. To actively contribute to work required for the nursery to receive a recognised Quality Assurance Award.
  9. To monitor and record all accidents and be aware of any potential hazards within the building.
  10. To remove any broken or potentially dangerous equipment and report findings to Senior Staff member.
  11. To implement Nursery Policies and Procedures and promote good working practices at all times.
  12. To be responsible for the children during outings and visits outside of the nursery. This will include ensuring staff:child ratios are maintained at all times.
  13. Utilise opportunities to promote the nursery and encourage parents/guardians to be actively interested and involved in the nursery and their child’s day.
  14. To ensure all information about children is treated with sensitivity and absolute confidentiality.
  15. Any other duties in a Day Nursery setting laid down by the Manager

This Job Description is not intended to be totally comprehensive but an indicator of the main functions and responsibilities of the post.

NEW – Nursery Nurse

NEW – Nursery Nurse -

NEW – Nursery Nurse

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Nursery Nurse at Kids 1st Wansbeck.

To apply for this position please download an Application Form and send it to:

Zoe Robinson
Kids 1st Wansbeck
Woodhorn Lane
Ashington
Northumberland
NE63 9FY

Tel: 01670855439 or email wansbeck@kidsfirst.net

This position is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check, the cost of which will be covered by the company.

JOB DESCRIPTION

RESPONSIBLE TO: Nursery Manager

POSITION: Permanent – Immediate starts available. Part-time and full-time positions available.

QUALIFICATIONS: NNEB, BTEC NATIONAL DIPLOMA or NVQ Level 3 Certificate is essential and a firm understanding of EYFS. Relevant experience of working in a day care setting (minimum 2 years)

REQUIREMENTS OF THE POST:

Excellent interpersonal skills. The ability to supervise and support Nursery Assistants. The ability to work flexibly, working a variable shift pattern. To attend all mandatory training and any further training to support the role. To have a commitment to providing an environment that promotes high quality childcare.

THE POST HOLDER:

To be responsible for the care and development of children aged from 6 weeks to 5 years of age. To provide a happy, safe and stimulating environment where the children will have the opportunity to play, develop and learn new skills. To work as a positive role model offering guidance, support and advise to more junior staff members. To work as part of a team promoting good working practices to ensure a high quality of care is delivered.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  1. To plan and implement activities relevant to the age/stage of development of the children in their care.
  2. Follow guidelines set by OfSTED with regard to the Safeguarding and Welfare Requirements.
  3. You will be assigned as a key person to a group of children. You will be expected to observe and record what the children do and plan the next steps for the children’s play, learning and development with regard to EYFS.
  4. Supervise meal times, rest periods and nappy changing/toileting. To promote good hygiene practices.
  5. Maintain a daily register of staff and children within the room.
  6. To work in partnership with parents ensuring continuity of care for their children. To communicate verbally on a daily basis with parents with regard to their child’s welfare and development.
  7. To record information relating to children’s individual progress and development and share this information periodically at parents meetings.
  8. To attend any staff meetings or any training courses pertinent to the role to help aid professional and personal development. To actively contribute to work required for the nursery to receive a recognised Quality Assurance Award.
  9. To monitor and record all accidents and be aware of any potential hazards within the building.
  10. To remove any broken or potentially dangerous equipment and report findings to Senior Staff member.
  11. To implement Nursery Policies and Procedures and promote good working practices at all times.
  12. To be responsible for the children during outings and visits outside of the nursery. This will include ensuring staff:child ratios are maintained at all times.
  13. Utilise opportunities to promote the nursery and encourage parents/guardians to be actively interested and involved in the nursery and their child’s day.
  14. To ensure all information about children is treated with sensitivity and absolute confidentiality.
  15. Any other duties in a Day Nursery setting laid down by the Manager

This Job Description is not intended to be totally comprehensive but an indicator of the main functions and responsibilities of the post.

NEW – Nursery Nurse

NEW – Nursery Nurse -

NEW – Nursery Nurse

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Nursery Nurse at Kids 1st Jesmond, immediate start available!

To apply for this position please download an Application Form and send it to:

Thomas Tuyaerts – Manager
Burdon Terrace
Jesmond
Newcastle
NE2 3AE

Email: jesmond@kids1st.net
Contact number: 01912819219

 

This position is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check, the cost of which will be covered by the company.

JOB DESCRIPTION

RESPONSIBLE TO: Nursery Manager

POSITION: Permanent – Immediate starts available.

QUALIFICATIONS: NNEB, BTEC NATIONAL DIPLOMA or NVQ Level 3 Certificate is essential and a firm understanding of EYFS. Relevant experience of working in a day care setting (minimum 2 years)

REQUIREMENTS OF THE POST:

Excellent interpersonal skills. The ability to supervise and support Nursery Assistants. The ability to work flexibly, working a variable shift pattern. To attend all mandatory training and any further training to support the role. To have a commitment to providing an environment that promotes high quality childcare.

THE POST HOLDER:

To be responsible for the care and development of children aged from 6 weeks to 5 years of age. To provide a happy, safe and stimulating environment where the children will have the opportunity to play, develop and learn new skills. To work as a positive role model offering guidance, support and advise to more junior staff members. To work as part of a team promoting good working practices to ensure a high quality of care is delivered.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  1. To plan and implement activities relevant to the age/stage of development of the children in their care.
  2. Follow guidelines set by OfSTED with regard to the Safeguarding and Welfare Requirements.
  3. You will be assigned as a key person to a group of children. You will be expected to observe and record what the children do and plan the next steps for the children’s play, learning and development with regard to EYFS.
  4. Supervise meal times, rest periods and nappy changing/toileting. To promote good hygiene practices.
  5. Maintain a daily register of staff and children within the room.
  6. To work in partnership with parents ensuring continuity of care for their children. To communicate verbally on a daily basis with parents with regard to their child’s welfare and development.
  7. To record information relating to children’s individual progress and development and share this information periodically at parents meetings.
  8. To attend any staff meetings or any training courses pertinent to the role to help aid professional and personal development. To actively contribute to work required for the nursery to receive a recognised Quality Assurance Award.
  9. To monitor and record all accidents and be aware of any potential hazards within the building.
  10. To remove any broken or potentially dangerous equipment and report findings to Senior Staff member.
  11. To implement Nursery Policies and Procedures and promote good working practices at all times.
  12. To be responsible for the children during outings and visits outside of the nursery. This will include ensuring staff:child ratios are maintained at all times.
  13. Utilise opportunities to promote the nursery and encourage parents/guardians to be actively interested and involved in the nursery and their child’s day.
  14. To ensure all information about children is treated with sensitivity and absolute confidentiality.
  15. Any other duties in a Day Nursery setting laid down by the Manager

This Job Description is not intended to be totally comprehensive but an indicator of the main functions and responsibilities of the post.