Nursery Nurse

Confidential

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We are establishing a new daycare facility for children from 12 weeks to 18 months, to provide a home away from home whilst supporting developmental needs of every child at the highest level. We are looking for a trustworthy, diligent and capable Nurse who loves children to head our team.

 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring the children are signed in and out properly
  • Creating and maintaining Creche policies and procedures
  • Organise and supervise all activities in the Creche
  • Be mindful of children's allergies and needs
  • Create a fun, stimulating and safe environment
  • Assist in many aspects of the children’s daily lives, through social, emotional, educational and practical interaction, nurturing and guidance. 
  • Helping to oversee, maintain and organise a clean, tidy, child-friendly environment, supervise activities, such as messy play, crafts, cooking, reading and outdoor/physical pursuits.
  • Plan, observe and keep records that inform parents and carers about their child’s day.
  • Feeding suitable meals, snacks and drinks
  • Changing nappies or helping with potty/toilet training
  • Teaching general life skills, such as basic hygiene and manners
  • Undertaking any relevant admin/paperwork
  • Planning and implementing a curriculum that targets different areas of infant development such as motor and social skills
  • Developing and organising learning materials, visual aids and teaching resources, and making imaginative use of resources
  • Developing schedules and routines to ensure children have enough physical activity, rest, and playtime
  • Monitoring and maintaining records   of the children’s progress, routines, and interests
  • Watching for signs of emotional or developmental problems in children and bringing problems to the attention of parents
  • Liaising with parents, carers and other administrative staff
  • Working with others, including assistants and nursery carers

Requirements

The Ideal candidate:

  • Is less than 35 years old
  • Has an innate love and fondness for infants and children
  • Is fluent in spoken and written English      
  • Has at least three years experience of working in a crèche
  • Is skilled in planning, activity design and creation
  • Possesses excellent organisational and management skills
  • Has great energy, patience and a caring nature 
  • Has excellent listening and communication skills
  • Has an understanding of the needs of infants
  • Has an understanding of the law around keeping children safe (safeguarding)
  • An early childhood certification is an added advantage

Summary

Company

Confidential

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Healthcare / Pharmaceutical

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

HND

Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years

Salary

₦35,000.00 ‐ ₦60,000.00 per month

Application Deadline

Today