Nursery Housekeeper

Kensal House Nursery – Kensal W10

£23,000 per annum

At Kensal House Nursery we understand that to attract and retain the very best in Early Years educators we need to offer more than simply a competitive salary and benefits package. That’s why we’re committed not only to rewarding our team with a comprehensive offer on salary, incentives, and benefits but also to providing them with a real opportunity for long-term self-development and to help shape and deliver a new benchmark for truly outstanding childcare and education. We’re excited to walk your journey with you!

About Kensal House Nursery
Opening in September 2022 in a beautiful Grade II listed building, Kensal House Nursery represents the pinnacle of aspiration for Early Years settings in the UK. From day one, the team behind Jaego’s House, all parents with children under eight, were adamant that a thriving, vibrant nursery must be a central part of what we do. A nursery that ticks every box imaginable for parents and is a home from home for young children.

Overlooking the canal in Kensal Rise, it sits alongside Jaego’s House, a revolutionary co-working and leisure space for kids and grown-ups alike. Featuring a Jungle Gym and Soft Play, a Kids’ Cinema, Gym, Library, and Co-working Office, while there are also Treatment rooms, Studio, and Fitness Classes for kids and adults, as well as a stunning restaurant and waterside café.

Kensal House Nursery benefits from the infrastructure of Jaego's House, whilst also providing an exceptional, Ofsted-registered nursery setting with a dynamic management team and inspirational educators. We will celebrate, encourage and develop every child’s uniqueness, while fostering an atmosphere of togetherness, kindness and sociability.

What We Are Looking For

We are looking for a Nursery Housekeeper to support the Ealy Years Team with the day-to-day running and operation within our new Nursery due to open in Summer 2022.

Key Responsibilities

A Nursery housekeeper is part of a defined team responsible for a day to day service and operation within Kensal House Nursery.

  • To implement and promote all Kensal House Nursery Policies
  • To ensure the safety and welfare of the children at all times
  • To be responsible for maintaining the highest level of hygiene and cleanliness throughout the nursery premises

This is achieved by:

  • Ensuring the daily thorough cleaning of all nursery rooms including floor coverings, walls, paintwork,
  • Ensuring the daily thorough cleaning of all nursery furniture and equipment
  • Ensuring the daily thorough cleaning of nursery kitchens including equipment such as microwaves, fridges, kitchen cupboards, etc
  • Supporting the Nursery rooms team with transition throughout the day
  • Ensuring the daily thorough cleaning of child and staff toilet areas
  • Ensuring the daily thorough cleaning of other nursery areas including corridors, hallways, cloakrooms, and all other areas of the nursery
  • Maintaining sufficient supplies of domestic consumables eg. paper towels, toilet rolls, liquid soap, cleaning materials, etc
  • To carry out physical duties required during housekeeping including moving and handling operations
  • Other reasonable duties may be required dependent upon confirmation of hours worked. For example, laundry duties, snack and lunch preparation, etc.
  • To ensure all Health and Safety procedures are adhered to including working with hazardous substances
  • To work as part of a team and contribute positively to that staff team
  • To ensure that all information pertaining to Kensal House Nursery, its operation, children, staff, and parents remain confidential
  • To go about your duties with a positive and enthusiastic attitude - to be confident, hardworking, and conscientious, and at all times promote good practice
  • To promote at all times good relations between staff members, parents, and children, and at all times promote the good name and ethos of Kensal House Nursery
  • To cover any other reasonable responsibilities as appropriate, at the request of the Nursery Manager or Senior Staff.

This list is not exhaustive.

You Will

  • Demonstrate a desire to continually grow as a Team Member
  • Display your knowledge and experience in housekeeping
  • Love to bring a positive mindset to work and energise colleagues and children with your practice and outlook
  • Embrace the partnership between practitioners and parents that gives children the best possible start in life

Role Requirements

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and expect all staff to share this commitment, therefore we employ a strict screening process. Employment is thus subject to two satisfactory references and a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

  • 40 Hours per week – Monday – Friday (with the occasional Saturday for training/open days)
  • Supporting your room team with transition throughout the day
  • Following Kensal House’s safeguarding Policies & Procedures, and Nursery Policies and Procedures
  • Working as a strong team player in a positive and self-motivated team
  • Building positive relationships with the parents and the Staff Team

Start Date:
12 September 20
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