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working together with Erasmus

& Forest School

& Forest School

Bank Staff/Support Staff

required for our Hove, Brighton

and Worthing Nurseries

£8.80 per hour inclusive of holiday pay

Flexible hours available weekly. You email us your availability on a weekly basis and we book you by reply. (We also often have short term fixed contracts available to cover holidays, illness or children requiring additional support)

Qualifications desired but not essential.

To apply for an application pack,

please email brighton@pumpkinpatchnursery.com

or call 01273 554484

Pumpkin Patch Nursery

37 Preston Drove, Brighton. BN1 6LA


& Forest School

1:1 Support Worker

required for our Brighton Nursery

£8.50 p/h inclusive of holiday pay

12 hours per week 3 hrs per day Tue-Fri to start asap.

We are actively seeking someone to join our busy nursery in Brighton as a 1:1 support worker. The role will comprise of working 1:1 alongside a boy in our pre-school room with some speech language delays and behaviour difficulties. The applicant will have experience in working with children with special needs and behaviour difficulties and will ideally have some experience/knowledge of MAKATON and other communicative supports.

The applicant will need to work with the individual child to meet care and developmental needs and to support the child throughout their sessions at nursery.

Qualifications are desirable but not essential.

To apply for an application pack,

please email brighton@pumpkinpatchnursery.com  

or call 01273 554484

Pumpkin Patch Nursery

37 Preston Drove, Brighton. BN1 6LA


& Forest School

required for our Worthing, Hove and Brighton Nurseries

From £16,000 to £19,000 per annum, 40 hours

Flexibility is essential as some projects would need to completed outside of working hours

General Maintenance of equipment and buildings, including, but not limited to:

DIY/repairs and maintenance

Basic plumbing

Painting & Decorating

General property and garden clearance work

General Handyman

Candidate Credentials:

Ability to follow process and guidelines

A clean and current driving license

A clean and checkable Disclosures and Barring Service record

Good levels of written and spoken English

Excellent time management skills

Friendly approachable persona

Organised and tidy when working.

Good communication skills.

Self-motivated, pro-active and flexible at all times.

Ability to work independently.

Must have your own tools.


Gardening and Maintenance: 3 years

& Forest School

Caretaker / Handyman / General Maintenance

Level 3 Nursery Practitioners

required for our Hove and

Brighton Nurseries

From £15,600 to £17,056 per annum, Nursery practitioner from 40 hours per week (inclusive of breaks) Monday to Friday, shifts between 6.45am and 7pm

We are seeking a qualified Early Years Practitioner

to join our team.

Applicants must have experience of working with children aged 3 months to 5 years; a minimum Level 3 qualification in early years and childcare; excellent organisational skills, excellent knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS); good ICT (Information and Communications Technology) skills; excellent communication skills; the ability to work as part of a team; the ability to communicate and share information with colleagues, parents and outside agencies. An understanding of the Reggio Emilia approach is desired but not essential as training will be given. Paediatric First Aid and Safeguarding training is also desired but not essential.

The role will be to provide high quality care and learning to our children. Duties include being responsible for a group of key children - writing observations, planning next steps and writing termly reports; providing a variety of indoor and outdoor activities; liaising with parents, colleagues and other staff members; using an online system called ‘Interactive Learning Diary’ to document children’s individual progress & to plan appropriate next steps; supporting staff/colleagues with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework implementation; ensuring policies and procedures are followed and modelling practice.

We provide training and opportunities for career progression; run regular team meetings which all staff must attend; offer 4 weeks holiday per year plus bank holidays; provide a pension scheme; flexible working shift patterns which are organised by a weekly rota.

To apply for an application pack,

please email hove@pumpkinpatchnursery.com

or call 01273 227000

Pumpkin Patch Nursery

109 New Church Road, Hove, BN3 4BD


Pumpkin Patch Nurseries are located in Hove, Brighton and Worthing and are inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach. We provide care for children aged from 3 months to 5 years and offer a safe and inspiring environment with lots of natural and open ended resources for the children to thrive, grow and develop. We provide a home from home feel to our nursery and continually aim for exceptionally high standards. Pumpkin Patch nursery works closely with the children’s individual needs and interests, parents and local community.

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