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Level 3 Nursery Practitioners

Reigate, Surrey


Nursery Practitioners – a guiding hand through their early years


At Cavendish Lodge Nursery, Somers House, we aim to provide our children with exceptional care – and this all starts with our wonderful practitioners.

We are searching for nursery practitioners to join our Cavendish Lodge family – all you need to bring with you is patience, kindness and the willingness to get involved with whatever adventures the day may bring!

Benefits include;

  • Full-time working that works for you – we can spread your 40hr working week across 4 or 5 days, with 28 days of holiday inclusive of bank holidays.

       (Please note, 30hr and 24hr working weeks are available – please see our website for details, the holiday will

       be pro-rata)

  • We can help you grow, working closely with a training provider to support your professional development in whatever ways you choose, whether you are a seasoned childcare professional looking to extend your knowledge or a hopeful apprentice learning the ropes.

  • We are based in the heart of Reigate, easily accessible by foot, car or public transport

  • Managers that have your best interests at heart – our management team roll their sleeves up and get involved, lending a supportive ear and years of experience as you develop your childcare career

  • Fully air-conditioned building, a luxurious staff room and a focus on staff wellbeing


As we are committed to safeguarding, successful applicants will need to provide ‘right to work’ in the UK documentation, undertake an enhanced DBS check and obtain at least two satisfactory references before commencing employment.

£26,416.00pa (£12.70ph)  to £27,040.00pa (£13.00ph)


We also offer:

  • Flexible shifts to fit your lifestyle, work the hours your want including term time only positions.

  • Your choice of a 4 day working week 

  • Enjoy our family friendly, fun playful work environment

  • 35% childcare discount, 45% for senior staff

  • 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays

  • Christmas and New Year break

  • Free inhouse induction & training for working with children

  • Opportunity to gain professional qualifications 

  • Free uniform to work in to keep you clean will painting with our little ones

  • Employee of the month bonus scheme

  • Long service awards, extra holiday day for holiday the first 4 years then

       extra pay on years 5, 8, 10, and 15 years)

  • Monthly Well being activities (paid lunches, social nights, staff room treats)

  • Refer a friend bonus scheme 

  • Starting DBS paid for 

  • Fantastic Transport links 

  • Free parking

We are an equal opportunity employer and especially keen to help apprentices, trainees and men in childcare roles.

Cavendish Lodge Nursery School is committed to safeguarding and all successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure. To see our safeguarding policy please click HERE


Successful applicants will need to provide ‘right to work’ in the U.K documentation, undertake a DBS and appropriate checks if a person has spent significant time abroad, have a google search completed and obtain at least two satisfactory references before commencing employment.


The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’ and are not subject to disclosure to employers and cannot be taken into account.


Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on the Ministry of Justice website.


More information and impartial advice can be found on

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