JOB VACANCIES AT TWINKLES NURSERY

Looking for a new challenge?

Twinkles Nurseries are a group of privately owned day nurseries. Our first nursery opened in November 2003 and since that time we have grown considerably and today we have six nurseries based in Wetherby,  Knaresborough, Boston Spa and three in Leeds . Our nurseries provide high quality child care and early years education for children in a safe, secure, stimulating and fun environment. 

Reasons to join the Twinkles Team: Annual Awards Evening for all employees, Above average holidays, Attendance bonus, Opportunity to progress within the company, Regular training opportunities to name but a few.

Our nurseries have been voted in the top ten Day Nurseries in Yorkshire & Humber
and Twinkles Knaresborough are Harrogate Mumbler Day Nursery of the Year 2014 and again in 2016.

We have listed our current vacancies by location below. Perhaps your next challenge is just around the corner!
Could you be the next addition to the ‘Twinkles Family’?

Boston Spa

Nursery Nurse

We currently have a vacancy for a qualified and experienced nursery practitioner. Candidates who apply for this position must have a strong knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum and have the ability to plan and organise activities which are in line with the curriculum. Good communication skills are also crucial as the candidate must be able to build a good relationship with children, parents and the nursery team. This role is full time, contracted to a minimum of 30 hours per week with an immediate start.

Twinkles Nurseries are committed to safeguarding children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS is required for these positions.

To apply for this position please contact The HR Team recruitment@twinklesnurseries.com   Tel: 0113 2434573

Knaresborough

Chef

Twinkles Nursery Knaresborough are looking to recruit a chef on a part time contract 1 day a week, Friday (10 hours per week). The successful candidate will be expected to work additional hours to provide cover for holidays and sickness absence at all Twinkles Nursery sites when required.

You will be responsible for providing nutritionally balanced, freshly prepared meals for children in our care. You will also be totally responsible for the safe and hygienic management of the nursery kitchen.

We are looking a chef who demonstrates flexibility together with an understanding of the nutritional needs of children. You will be expected to hold at least a Level 2 Food and Hygiene certificate and have previous experience of working in a busy kitchen.

As a chef working with us, you can expect a competitive salary, excellent training and development as well as a caring and passionate place to work.

Main duties would include, but are not limited to;

  • To provide balanced and nutritional meals for all children attending the nursery, including providing separate meals for children with specific dietary requirement.
  • To adhere to the Policies & Procedures of the Nursery and compliance with the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health-Food Safety, Health and Safety and within the guidelines of Ofsted.
  • To ensure that all relevant records are kept in line with Health and Safety and Food Hygiene to satisfy the Environmental Health Department.
  • To prepare and serve meals appropriate for special diets using allergy reports and liaising with childcare team and carers as required.
  • To Liaise with childcare team with regard to food required for children’s activities and special events in the nursery.
  • To ensure that hygiene and cleanliness within the kitchen is of the highest standard in accordance with Environmental Health requirements and legislation
  • To ensure that all foods are ready at the specified time and correctly served, making sure that the correct food is served to children with known allergies.
  • To ensure systems for stock rotation are implemented. Ordering stock in line with requirements, keeping accounts and budget control. Maintaining correct stock levels, ensuring stock rotation and ensuring all stock is clearly labelled to include expiry dates.
  • To ensure the regular removal of waste materials to the designated waste store.
  • To ensure appropriate work wear is worn and guidelines with regard to food handling on a personal level are adhered to.
  • To be aware of COSHH and to follow relevant guidelines.

Twinkles Nurseries are committed to safeguarding children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS is required for these position

To apply for this position please contact – The HR Team recruitment@twinklesnurseries.com  Tel: 0113 2434573

Nursery Nurse

We currently have a vacancy for a qualified and experienced nursery practitioner. Candidates who apply for this position must have a strong knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum and have the ability to plan and organise activities which are in line with the curriculum. Good communication skills are also crucial as the candidate must be able to build a good relationship with children, parents and the nursery team. This role is full time, contracted to a minimum of 30 hours per week with an immediate start.

Twinkles Nurseries are committed to safeguarding children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS is required for these positions.

To apply for this position please contact The HR Team recruitment@twinklesnurseries.com  Tel: 0113 2434573

Leeds Church Walk

Nursery Nurse

We currently have a vacancy for a qualified and experienced nursery practitioner. Candidates who apply for this position must have a strong knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum and have the ability to plan and organise activities which are in line with the curriculum. Good communication skills are also crucial as the candidate must be able to build a good relationship with children, parents and the nursery team. This role is full time, contracted to a minimum of 30 hours per week with an immediate start.

Twinkles Nurseries are committed to safeguarding children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS is required for these positions.

 

To apply for this position please contact The HR Team recruitment@twinklesnurseries.com   Tel: 0113 2434573

Wetherby

 

Senior Nursery Nurse

We are looking for an Out of School Club Senior Nurse with experience of leading a room to join our team at Twinkles Wetherby.  The Out of School Club Senior Nursery Nurse will, lead the team to ensure excellent care, play opportunities and activities in a homely, nurturing, and safe environment.  Applicants should be enthusiastic and committed, with a strong knowledge of the EYFS. Good people skills are essential to enable you to build positive relationships with the children, their parents and the other members of the Twinkles team.  The successful candidate must hold a relevant level 3 or above qualification.

To apply for this position please contact – The HR Team recruitment@twinklesnurseries.com  Tel: 0113 2434573

Nursery Nurse

We currently have a vacancy for a qualified and experienced nursery practitioner. Candidates who apply for this position must have a strong knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum and have the ability to plan and organise activities which are in line with the curriculum. Good communication skills are also crucial as the candidate must be able to build a good relationship with children, parents and the nursery team. This role is full time, contracted to a minimum of 30 hours per week with an immediate start.

Twinkles Nurseries are committed to safeguarding children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS is required for these positions.

To apply for this position please contact The HR Team recruitment@twinklesnurseries.com   Tel: 0113 2434573

Out of School Club Assistant

We are looking to appoint an Out of School Club Assistant at our Nursery in Wetherby.

The successful candidates will be enthusiastic and committed, with the ability to develop, support and deliver age appropriate activities to meet the individual development needs of the children.  Good people skills are essential to enable you to build positive relationships with the children, their parents and the other members of the Twinkles team.

The Out of School Club Assistant will:

◾Work with the team to ensure excellent care, play opportunities and activities in a homely, nurturing, and safe environment.

◾Liaise with parents and staff in order to ensure we provide effective communication.

◾Ensuring the safeguarding and welfare of children in the club.

◾The Out of School Club will run 3.15pm to 6pm on weekdays in term times, and full days during the school holidays. We provide care for pupils from 5 years to 11 years inclusive.

Twinkles Nurseries are committed to safeguarding children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS is required for these positions.

To apply for this position please contact The HR Team recruitment@twinklesnurseries.com   Tel: 0113 2434573

Leeds White Rose

Nursery Nurse

We currently have a vacancy for a qualified and experienced nursery practitioner. Candidates who apply for this position must have a strong knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum and have the ability to plan and organise activities which are in line with the curriculum. Good communication skills are also crucial as the candidate must be able to build a good relationship with children, parents and the nursery team. This role is full time, contracted to a minimum of 40 hours per week with an immediate start.

Twinkles Nurseries are committed to safeguarding children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS is required for these positions.

To apply for this position please contact The HR Team recruitment@twinklesnurseries.com   Tel: 0113 2434573

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Leeds Oxford Place

Senior Nursery Nurse

We are looking for a Senior Nurse with experience of leading a room to join our team at Twinkles Oxford Place.  The Senior Nursery Nurse will, lead the team to ensure excellent care, play opportunities and activities in a homely, nurturing, and safe environment.  Applicants should be enthusiastic and committed, with a strong knowledge of the EYFS. Good people skills are essential to enable you to build positive relationships with the children, their parents and the other members of the Twinkles team.  The successful candidate must hold a relevant level 3 or above qualification.

Twinkles Nurseries are committed to safeguarding children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS is required for these positions

To apply for this position please contact – The HR Team recruitment@twinklesnurseries.com  Tel: 0113 2434573

Nursery Nurse

We currently have a vacancy for a qualified and experienced nursery practitioner. Candidates who apply for this position must have a strong knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum and have the ability to plan and organise activities which are in line with the curriculum. Good communication skills are also crucial as the candidate must be able to build a good relationship with children, parents and the nursery team. This role is full time, contracted to a minimum of 30 hours per week with an immediate start.

Twinkles Nurseries are committed to safeguarding children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS is required for these positions.

To apply for this position please contact The HR Team recruitment@twinklesnurseries.com   Tel: 0113 2434573

n please contact – The HR Team recruitment@twinklesnurseries.com  Tel: 0113 2434573

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