Latest nursery vacancies



We have lots of job opportunities for nursery nurses, nursery assistants and nursery practitioners to work in nurseries across areas such as London, Oxford, Bristol, Reading and Aylesbury. We have an array of early years jobs to suit your skills and preferences. Click here to explore all our latest nursery vacancies.

Nursery Nurse

Chard, Somerset

£87 - £125 per day

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L3 Nursery Nurse


£12.15 - £17.00 per hour

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Nursery Assistant


£12.00 - £14.00 per hour

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Join Our Workforce



We have amazing opportunities for nursery assistants, nursery practitioners and nursery nurses to work in a number of nurseries across areas such as Oxford, Bristol, Reading and Aylesbury.


By providing dedicated supply staff, we have an extensive range of flexible working opportunities. From short term to long term positions, we’re confident we can match you with the perfect role and nursery for you.


All nursery staff registered with Affinity Workforce have access to a range of benefits including ongoing training and development opportunities, up to £200 when you refer a friend, access to our exclusive discounts and cashback offers and more!


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Working in Nurseries: FAQs



Nursery staff play a crucial role in nurturing the development of young children during their formative years. From creating engaging learning environments to fostering social and emotional growth, those working in nurseries make a lasting impact on children’s lives.


Whether you’re a seasoned professional or considering a career in early childhood education, we’re here to provide clarity on what nursery roles entail and the qualifications required to excel in this rewarding field.


Explore our FAQs to gain insights into the dynamic world of nursery education and embark on a fulfilling career dedicated to shaping the future generation.


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Career resources for nursery nurses and assistants

Nursery Assistant Job Description


Nursery assistants work in a childcare facility and help to create a safe, fun and educational environment for babies and young children up to five years of age. Learn about the responsibilities, skills, qualifications, education, salary expectations and experience requirements for a nursery assistant role.


Nursery Nurse Job Description


A role as a nursery nurse, or nursery teacher, is rewarding and involves a combination of childcare and education. Find out about what a nursery nurse role entails and the duties, skills, qualifications, experience, education and salary expectations for someone working in this rewarding role.


Nursery Interview Tips: Common Questions and How To Prepare


From deciding what to wear and what to say, it’s easy for nursery nurses and nursery assistants to become overwhelmed in their interviews. To help you navigate the interview process with confidence, we’ve crafted this comprehensive guide with common questions and how to prepare.


Starting Your Nursery Career: A Complete Beginner’s Guide


The journey into the world of childhood education is both rewarding and challenging. This e-book aims to be your trusted companion as you embark on this fulfilling path. Read all about how to get started in your early years career and how to land your first nursery job.


Supporting Children With Special Needs in Nurseries


This e-book aims to provide nursery professionals with practical insights, strategies, and real-life examples to help them make their space truly inclusive and supportive for every child. Read more about how nursery nurses and assistants can support children with special educational needs.


Why Join Affinity?

Affinity Extra



We give all our candidates access to Affinity Extra – our online discount and cashback platform. There’s hundreds of discounts and cashback offers on high street stores, supermarkets, restaurants, cinemas and attractions for you to access! 


As well as discounts and cashback offers candidates also have access to wellbeing resources and free eye tests. To learn more about Affinity Extra, click here.


Candidates can log into their Affinity Extra account below:


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Affinity Academy



We’re thrilled to introduce you to Affinity Academy – our dedicated hub for learning and development. It’s designed to inspire our candidates and colleagues, helping them excel in their roles and beyond.


Our training portfolio has been thoughtfully curated to meet your needs. All candidates have access to comprehensive training modules such as Teaching Assistant Toolkits, Safeguarding Refresher Training, SEND, Primary National Curriculum, and Behaviour Toolkits.


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Read our latest nursery blogs

Creating a Safe and Fun Nursery Environment

Creating a nursery environment that is safe and fun is essential for the well-being and development of young children.

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The Crucial Role of Nursery Nurses in Child Development

Discover the crucial role nursery nurses play in child development and how their contributions make a lasting impact.

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Decoding Childcare Approaches in Nurseries

Learn about different childcare approaches in nurseries, and how choosing the right setting is crucial for a child’s development.

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Early Years Childcare

Early Years Childcare Hero: Meet Sofia

In the world of early years childcare education, there are unsung heroes who play a fundamental role in influencing the future generation.

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Skills Nursery Nurse

Must-Have Skills for Your Nursery Nurse CV

Boost your nursery nurse CV with essential skills and qualities! Discover key attributes to stand out in early childhood education careers.

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Children's Mental Health

10 Ways Educators Can Support Children’s Mental Health

World Mental Health Day, observed on October 10th, is a crucial reminder of the importance of mental well-being in our lives. This year let’s shine a spotlight on the role educators play in supporting children’s mental health in schools.

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Hear from our nursery nurses and assistants


“I started working for Affinity Workforce since April of this year. Until now, my experience has been very pleasant and I have been very lucky to work with my consultant. She has been amazing at liaising with nurseries I can work for, as well at arranging my working hours, and being very punctual and quick at communicating back to me with updates.”




Sophia, Nursery Nurse

“Thank you for helping me find a role in the education sector. I would highly recommend Affinity Workforce to anyone in search of a professional and dedicated recruitment agency in this field. Your commitment to excellence and exemplary service is truly exceptional, and I am confident that you will continue to assist and provide outstanding opportunities to many more individuals in the future.”



Jessica, Nursery Assistant

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