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Nursery Nurse

Muddy Puddles at YMCA Norfolk

Norwich, NR3 2HF

Job Description

We are looking for Level 2 and 3 Nursery Nurses to join our team at Muddy Puddles Nursery in Norwich.

Job Role:

This job is responsible for supporting the Room Supervisor and/or Deputy Nursery Manager in providing a high-quality nursery provision, catering for children aged from 2 months to 5 years, at the Nursery. The nursery is committed to the overarching aim of the EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) framework which guides the work of all our early years’ practitioners. The primary focus of the role is to deliver a range of high quality creative and developmental nursery activities in line with policies and practice of the Nursery that meet standards and regulatory requirements.

The Organisation:

YMCA Norfolk is a great place to work, offering meaningful opportunities to make a difference in the lives of young people. Working at YMCA Norfolk is an opportunity to be a part of an organisation which is challenging, innovative, rewarding and fun! We place young people at the heart of all we do and are committed to building an organisation that is responsive to the needs of young people and our stakeholders.

In April 2021 we opened Muddy Puddles Nursery to provide care and learning opportunities for the families and young children of Norwich. This service will offer families childcare from birth to 5, offering a wide range of activities, support and communications during their early years.

What you’ll need to succeed:

As a member of the nursery team, you’ll need to show initiative and creativity in fostering an environment which encourages children’s all-round development, providing high standard of care at all time. You’ll act as a keyworker to allocated children, and encourage the participation of parents and carers in their child’s time at the nursery.

Future progression to Nursery Room Leader may be possible following a proven period in this role.

What you’ll get in return:

£500 signing on bonus (T&C’s apply)**
Healthshield Health Care Plan
34 days (pro rata) per annum inclusive of Bank and Public Holidays
An additional day of annual leave (pro rata) awarded after 5 and 10 years of continuous Long Service
Access to contributory stakeholder pension scheme after 3 months
Health and wellbeing events and activities
Family friendly policies
In service training opportunities and bursaries investing in your development
Annual staff day and staff awards to celebrate our successes
Death in service benefit of 2 x annual salary
Regular line management and support
Staff discount at Stepping Stones Café, Williams Kitchen Café, Explorers Soft Play & Muddy Puddles Nursery


£9.64 per hour – Grade B (up to £19,048.64 per annum)


Monday to Friday


up to 38 hours per week

How to apply

To apply, please download and complete an Application Form and a Survey Form from our website, and forward along with a copy of your CV to or by post to Vicki Palmer