Nursery Nurse, Dumfries and Galloway

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Penninghame SchoolDumfries and Galloway

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £10,464-£11,265
Contract term: Temporary

We are seeking to recruit a committed and dedicated Nursery Nurse to work as an effective member of our early years team delivering a high quality child-centred service which meets the needs of children and their families.

Applicants must be energetic and innovative, have the ability to develop and maintain excellent relationships with adults and children and be committed to further learning and development of your own practice to improve the educational experience for all children. The post requires the successful applicant to be able to work in a variety of contexts and consequently a flexible attitude and the ability to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team are essential characteristics.

The post will commence on 4th January 2018.

You must hold a relevant qualification that enables you to register with Scottish Social Service Council (SSSC) as Practitioner Day-care of Children’s Services (without conditions). A list of qualifications can be found on the SSSC Website. All successful applicants for early education and child care posts will be required to register with the SSSC.

It is the intention to conduct interviews for this post on Thursday 7th December

This post is considered as Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. From 28 February 2011, preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to formal offer of employment being made by Dumfries and Galloway Council. Applicants who have been resident outside the UK within the last 5 years, if offered a position, in addition to a Disclosure Scotland Check, will be required to provide a completed police record check from the police authority in the country or countries in which they were resident.

This is a temporary post for a period of up to 8 months. This post may be suitable for secondment. Agreement from your line manager must be sought before applying for this post.

For further information please contact Mrs Duff on 01671 402386 or email:

Closing date: 25/01/2018

Reference: DGA03051

Penninghame Primary School
Auchendoon Road
Newton Stewart

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More about Penninghame School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 12 years
Address: Auchendoon Road, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire, DG8 6HD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1671 402386