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Full Time Nursery Practitioner

The Nursery @ The Old Hospital

Southwold, IP18 6LB

Job Description


The Nursery @ The Old Hospital is a brand new nursery within a beautifully renovated former Victorian cottage hospital that has been converted to a community hub. Besides the nursery, the hub will have a café and co-working space and Southwold Library. All profits from Southgen’s businesses are reinvested in the community. The nursery is located a short walk from Southwold beach. You can read about our Philosophy of Child Care and our vision and values at

We are seeking a full time, dedicated, nurturing nursery practitioner, who is eager to play a role in realising our vision, and keen to work in a respectful, warm and supportive environment. The nursery will be using the Curiosity Approach and we will be working together as a team to achieve Curiosity Approach Accreditation for our setting. For more information on this exciting concept go to:

We are looking for somebody with the following qualities. Do you:

• hold a Level 2 recognised Early Years Qualification?
• have recent experience in working with young children, particularly 0 to 2 year olds?
• believe children should lead their learning?
• wish to be part of the change in Early Years?
• want to work in a small, dynamic, passionate Early Years team?
• believe in children using authentic tools and resources to learn?

In return we offer:

• £10 per hour
• 20 days statutory holiday plus 3 extra days at Christmas and additional holiday for long service
• Some flexibility in working hours
• Discount at our on site café
• A commitment to continuing professional development for all our staff

The Nursery @ The Old Hospital is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and wellbeing of all children and expects all volunteers and staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
This post will come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.


£10 per hour


Full time preferably but with some flexibility. The nursery is open 50 weeks a year.


8am to 6pm with some flexibility.

How to apply

Please email Anita Holland or Sam Hamlet at for further details and an application form.

Special requirements

Level 2 or Level Qualificiation in Early Years and Childcare required or equivalent.