Job Description

Field Based Nursery Practitioner

Hours per week


Point of contact

Recruitment Team


0800 028 4500

Are you an experienced Nursery Practitioner seeking a new and challenge?

Do you love life on the road – travelling to and working in a diverse cluster of Nursery settings?



Kiddi Caru Day Nurseries Group is currently seeking Level 2 or 3 Qualified Field Based Nursery Practitioner to provider roaming support to our Exeter settings.

The role is offered on a full time 40 hour contract basis.

Day to day you will provide room based cover within our nurseries – and have the experience (with full training) to work with our education and development programmes as locum Key Person – and will support our nursery based teams where required for holiday, sickness and professional development cover.

As a field based Nursery Practitioner you will report directly to our regional support manager – who will plan your working week to meet the needs of our settings.

You will be qualified to level 2/3 qualification in Childcare with relevant experience in supporting children’s learning and development in line with the EYFS in a Nursery Nurse or Nursery Practitioner role.

Your will have the following experience, skills and attributes –

  • Have a full and relevant level 2 / 3 qualification in Childcare.
  • Be an inspiring practitioner with a sound knowledge of child development.
  • Be proficient in leading the delivery of all aspects of teaching and learning.
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to “hit the ground running”
  • Full, clean driving licence and permanent access to a roadworthy vehicle.

As Nursery Nurse role responsibilities include –

  • Act as locum/temporary key person for an allocated number of children.
  • Ensure you observe, plan and assess children’s learning and development within the EYFS framework.
  • Develop positive partnership with parents.
  • Travel to your allocated Nursery to provide short, medium, long term or emergency cover.

The Kiddi Caru Nurseries Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.

As part of the Kiddi Caru team you will eligible for the following benefits:

  • Highly competitive salary – £10.00 per hour
  • Paid Christmas close down period
  • Generous holiday scheme
  • Paid bank holidays
  • Day off for your birthday (service related)
  • Discounted childcare at our nurseries
  • Ongoing professional development, training and promotional opportunities.
  • Pension scheme
  • Uniform provided
  • Recommend a friend scheme




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