Casual Early Years Worker

About Us

St John Ambulance is the nation’s leading first aid charity. Every year, over 400,000 people learn how to save a life through our training programmes, including hundreds of thousands of young people. First aid is such a simple skill, but it has an incredible impact. We want everyone to learn it, so that they can be the difference between a life lost and a life saved.

To achieve this, we provide a wide range of products and services such as our workplace and community training, first aid support at events and our vital work with the emergency services with our ambulance operations. We generate around £100m per annum which we reinvest in delivering and campaigning for better access to first aid for everyone. By doing this, we can give people access to important skills that they wouldn’t otherwise get the chance to learn.

We are also passionate about campaigning to raise awareness of first aid so that everyone has access to lifesaving knowledge through our award-winning ad campaigns such as "The Chokeables" which is credited with saving at least 55 babies lives and recently won the Charity Film of the Year Award 2017.

The Role

As a Casual Early Years Worker, you will be a key part of the Nursery team and will assist with the day to day running of the nursery.

You will provide a safe and secure environment, where children are enabled to reach their full potential. As an early years worker, you will be able to plan and stimulating and meaningful play experiences for your key group, as well as other children within the nursery environment.

You will be required to comply with all policies and procedures required by Ofsted, also to maintain stringent compliance with all Health & Safety policies and all other relevant legislation.

About you

You will be passionate about building an environment where children feel safe and confident and are enabled to reach their potential. You will also have previous experience within a similar role.


You must have;

  • A passion for learning and development of children
  • A level 3 child care and education qualification (or equivalent)
  • An understanding of why play based learning is so important for children’s learning and development
  • Knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Understanding of Safeguarding children and correct procedures

Interviews for this roll will be held on 30th July 2018 at The Priory Nursery, 23 Stanmore Rd, Stevenage SG1 3QA.

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£7.83-£9.85 per hour

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