Nursery Nurse

Posted 11 days ago by Sodexo
Location Peterborough Job Type Permanent
Salary £1549329 - £1549329 Sector Miscellaneous

HMP Peterborough are currently looking to recruit a dedicated & caring nursery nurse to provide safe, high quality education and care for pre-school children; to fulfil legal and statutory requirements; to give professional support and supervision to all personnel on a day to day basis and someone who will provide support to visiting health professionals, students, parents, pregnant prisoners and MBU officers.

Package description

Benefits including 28 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays),pension, discounted health cover, subsidised gym membership, childcare voucher scheme, free meals on duty and free on-site parking

Main responsibilities
  • To support team members and be an integral part of the decision making processes
  • To liaise with and support parents regardless of their status.
  • To be flexible within the working practises of the prison and nursery.  To be involved in and prepared to help where needed, including domestic duties within the nursery.
  • To work alongside all management and team members on the mother and baby unit to ensure that the Sodexo beliefs are upheld and the philosophy behind each project is fulfilled.
  • To work alongside outside agencies involved with the Mothers and Babies including Health Visitors, Doctors and volunteers.
  • To record all accidents and observations and ensure that it is reported in the correct manner to the correct manager using the Sodexo Health and Safety reporting procedures. To make sure that the OFSTED guidelines for recording accidents and incidents are completed effectively.
  • To respect the confidentiality of all information received or privy to.
Ideal candidate


  • Level 2 childcare qualification working to Level 3 qualification whilst working.
  • Knowledge and Training on EYFS.
  • Experience in Childcare Environment.
  • Good communication skills.
  • DBS Enhanced


  • Paediatric First Aid.
  • Willingness to learn and to be an effective team player
About the company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

Sodexo Justice aims to change lives for the better by reducing reoffending and improving the quality of life for those under our supervision and in our care. We deliver safe, effective and innovative custodial and community rehabilitation services that challenge offending behaviour, protect the public and offer individuals the opportunity to change their lives for the better. We deliver the total operation of five prisons within the UK and own six Community Rehabilitation Companies in partnership with crime reduction charity Nacro.

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.

Please note all roles within Sodexo Justice are subject to security and recruitment checks which may include a Social Media Check. You will also be asked to provide 5 years’ worth of references and request employment history details from the HMRC.