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Early Years Practitioner- Additional Needs Support
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/734/19077
  • Published: Wed 17/11/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 03/01/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 30
  • Salary: £19,312 - £19,698 pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN1 7dy

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Early Years Practitioner- Additional Needs Support

Job introduction

We are looking for someone who enjoys being with children and is passionate about support them to succeed.

This is a new role to support two children with additional needs whilst at our nursery.

This post is suitable for someone unqualified or qualified. Enthusiasm, patience and empathy strongly required

The shift pattern for this role is Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9am-5pm term time only.

This role involves support one child in the morning 9am-12:45pm and another in the afternoon 1:15pm-5pm

Fixed term: This position is Term-time only and fixed term until the end of the 2021-22 school year. This could be extended depending on children staying on next the following year or new children starting needing support.

Interview date: Thursday the 16th December

For an informal discussion, please contact Eleanor Macey- Nursery Manager on 01273 296052 or email

About the role

This role involves:

- supporting children to access all the resources, activities and opportunities within the nursery.

- building a relationship with parents and relaying information about the child's day.

-completing education plans provided by the SENCo.

-working with other professionals to improve outcomes for children such as speech and language therapists

-meeting the child's care needs

Please note: As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and provide answers to some shortlisting questions. Your answers to the shortlisting questions are the most important part of your application as they will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Shortlisting questions guidance ( as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.

Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.

As part of Brighton & Hove City Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.