Nursery Nurse

Onward Homes
£17,850 (Confirmed Rate)
Closing date
6 Dec 2021

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Community and Customer Services, Care and support, Housing / neighbourhood management
Salary Band
Up to £30,000, £10,000 - £19,999
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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Onward Homes is one of the largest registered providers of social housing in the North West, with 35,000 properties across the region.

We believe that everyone deserves a place to call their own, which is why we’re committed to building 500 new homes each year. We do more than just provide a roof over our customers’ heads, we’re here to make a real difference.

At Onward we’re working towards creating positive spaces, which extends to not only to the communities we serve but to our workplaces being positive spaces that are open, diverse and inclusive.  Onward is committed to being a diverse and inclusive organisation in every aspect of our work. 

We are looking for a Nursery Nurse (1 post) to work on a casual basis, during term time, to join our Health and Wellbeing Team.  


Working as part of the May Logan Centre Nursery team you will report to the Senior Nursery Nurse and will assist in the provision of a high standard of care for children placed in the nursery in a way that meets their personal, social, emotional, communication, language and physical development needs. 

You will share in the responsibility of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children in the nursery. You will contribute to the planning and implementation of appropriate programmes of activity for the children as part of the nursery team. You should be familiar with and implement the National Standards and Ofsted guidelines and recommendations of good practice and conform to the policies and procedures of The May Logan Centre Nursery.

To be successful you will have previous experience of working within a childcare setting and have knowledge of keyworker systems, SEN, one-to-one work and record keeping. The ideal candidate will have at least an NVQ level 3 in Childcare or equivalent and will possess excellent communication skills with the ability to engage both children and parents.

The May Logan Centre is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to a DBS check.

Salary shown is for the full time equivalent, this will be pro-rated according to the working hours. As well as a competitive salary and a generous annual leave entitlement, we offer a range of benefits for a rewarding career including a health cash plan, pension scheme and personal development.

The base location for this role is May Logan, Bootle. However please note that due to Covid-19, we have adapted our working arrangements under government guidelines and Safe Systems of Work.  Discussions around the current working arrangements and Safe Systems of Work specific to the role will take place during the interview process. If candidates have any concerns / questions in relation to Covid-19 and the role at any stage of the recruitment and selection process they can contact the HR team on and a member of the HR Team will be in touch.


Onward is one of the largest registered providers of social housing based solely in the North West of England with 35,000 homes across Greater Manchester, Cheshire, Merseyside and Lancashire.

Onward currently comprises of five leading housing providers committed to the regeneration and sustainability of our region; Contour Homes, Liverpool Housing Trust, Ribble Valley Homes, Hyndburn Homes and Peak Valley Housing Association. They work together under the Onward brand as a not-for-profit organisation regulated by Homes England.

Our member organisations are united by a common purpose – to make a positive difference in the communities we serve.

  • We build, manage and maintain homes for people who are unable to access housing on the open market.
  • We deliver high quality homes and first class services that make a real difference to the people living in our neighbourhoods.
  • We offer customers support and assistance, helping people to overcome the challenges faced in our communities.
  • We provide homes and support to vulnerable people, helping them to live independent lives in the community.
  • We work with partners, voluntary groups and government agencies to provide more homes for people from all backgrounds, meeting the increasing need for housing throughout the North West.

Together as Onward, we’re signalling our intention to increase our impact by building more homes and delivering better services.

Find Us
+44 151 708 5777
Head Office
12 Hanover Street
L1 4AA
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