Nursery Nurse Level 3

Job Type: Permanent

Description:  Full-time position

Salary: Depending on qualification and experience.

Closing Date: 15th April 2019

Oakhill Nursery are looking for qualified childcare practitioners to work in our Outstanding nursery. We are situated in a quiet, tree-lined residential area in the heart of the Ribble Valley and within close walking distance from Whalley town centre and the train station.

Our dedicated nursery team are looking for an enthusiastic practitioners who have a passion to nurture happy children and a strong drive to promote high quality childcare. We work with the key-person system to enhance children’s learning and development, using online learning journals. Ideally, you should hold an NVQ Level 3, have a good understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage and have some experience in a childcare setting.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will need to provide ‘right to work in the UK’ documentation, undertake an enhanced DBS check and provide two satisfactory references prior to commencing employment.

We believe in taking care of our staff, and provide a generous benefit package in addition to promoting personal and professional development.


  • NVQ Level 3 in Childcare or equivalent
  • In possession of a good understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage

Additional Information

  • The Nursery is open 50 weeks per year and holidays can be taken throughout.
  • Nursery opening times are Monday – Friday from 7.20am to 6.00pm.
  • Once you are appointed a permanent position you will get 20 days holiday plus bank holidays plus the time we are closed over the Christmas period.
  • Training is encouraged, enabling professional and personal progress.
  • Lunch and Uniform is provided.
  • Discounted childcare through Oakhill Nursery and Oakhill School is available.
  • Discounted gym membership and beauty treatments at Oakhill Leisure is available.

If you enjoy working together with a strong, supportive team contributing to making a difference in children’s early years experiences, then please apply by clicking on the Application Form button below and completing the short form.

Should you want any further information please contact either of the Nursery Managers, Gemma Curley or Angela Ragen, on 01254 824880 or  or

Oakhill School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants will be expected to produce evidence for an enhanced DBS check.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief or age.

Oakhill School - Application Form