Early Years Practitioner – Bank Staff

Do you have a passion for working with under 5’s in early years and hold a minimum of a level 2 qualification in childcare or equivalent? We are recruiting bank staff for this specialism to support our Early Years activities across our sites.

Job purpose: To lead and provide care and play opportunities for children under 5 at our various Early Years settings, Family Centre, Crèche, Pre-Schools and Under 5 activities on an as and when required basis

Hours of work: As and when required. All settings are open Monday to Friday. Activities run at each scheme as per the timetable below. Crèche – Monday 9:15 - 11:15 Pre-School (Sovereign and Merstham) – Monday – Thursday 8:30 - 15:00 and Friday 8:30-12:00 (Sovereign) 8:30 - 15:00 (Merstham), term time only Horley Family Centre – Monday to Thursday 9:00 - 17:00 Under 5’s – Tuesday to Thursday 8:30 – 13:00, term time only

Location: Horley, Merstham, Redhill & Reigate

Salary / pay rate: Variable dependent on setting. For work at the Creche and Under 5’s: £6.11 per hour for under 18’s £8.61 per hour for 18-22 year olds £9.19 per hour for over 25’s You will also receive 12.07% holiday pay for each shift worked For work at YMCA East Surrey Pre-Schools: £9.19 per hour for level 2 qualified in childcare or unqualified staff £9.43 per hour for level 3 qualified in childcare staff You will also receive 12.07% holiday pay for each shift worked

Benefits: There is free parking at each of our centres.

Closing date & interviews: Applications will be assessed on receipt and interviews offered to shortlisted candidates


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YMCA East Surrey is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. The suitability of all prospective employees or volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment.