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Nursery Assistant

York Conferences Ltd
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University of York - Heslington Campus
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4,852.43 per annum
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The Company: York Conferences Limited (YCL), is a subsidiary that is wholly owned by University of York, and it is manages the Catering outlets, conferences, Sports Centre and Village, Marketing, Design and Print Shop, Retail including on-campus Nisa and Gifts Shop in addition to Campus Nursery and York Science Park. YCL is known for its friendly environment, encouraging diversity and inclusion at workplace and for being a sustainable business.

At YCL, we believe in:

-          Trust: We will place trust in you to do your job and do it well

-          Respect: We will respect you and expect you to respect your colleagues and customer

-          Unique: We are all unique and diverse and we embrace this

-          Enjoy: We strive to make work an enjoyable place, you should too!

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Nursery Assistant for those wishing to join the team caring for children aged 0-5 years old. The post-holder will help to provide a warm, safe and stimulating environment for the children within the nursery’s care. York Campus Nursery accepts children of University staff, students and the public.

The post of Nursery Assistant requires a Level 2 qualification in childcare and relevant experience of working with the 0-5 age range is essential.  In addition, we are looking for the ability to work sympathetically with children, parents, colleagues and an awareness of equal opportunity issues.

The hours of work are part-time, 11 per week. The starting salary is £4,852.43 per annum.

The shift pattern for this position will be:

  • Thursday and Friday, 12:30pm-6:00pm

Why Should You Apply?

  • We offer 38 annual leave days, includes the public and bank holidays
  • A car parking on premises is available and subject to competitive monthly fees
  • We provide 10% discount at on-campus Nisa retail shops (T&Cs apply)
  • We offer discounted postage services (National and International)
  • We provide concession rates to use York winning sports facilities, York Sports Village and York Sports Centre
  • We offer Competitive rates at Campus Nursery and Cycle to Work Schemes
  • We offer discounted rates on local retailers and services that are exclusive to YCL

Closing date: midnight on 6 January 2020

Anticipated interview date: 17 January 2020

Anticipated start date: January/February 2020  

The University is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community  – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

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A place where we can ALL be ourselves #EqualityatYork



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