Working with us

Happy staff = happy children = happy parents

Along with a friendly working environment, we offer the following benefits.

  • Holidays - 28 days holiday per year, increasing by one day per year of service, up to a maximum of 33 days.
  • Christmas, New Year and Easter holidays- we close for 7 days over Christmas and New Year and 2 days at Easter.
  • Discount on Pinocchio’s nursery fees- with a 47 week payment structure and payment of fees at the end of each month. 
  • Weekly staff treat – for example a bacon roll, cakes or fruit.
  • Employee of the month scheme – one person per nursery is selected to be awarded a £20 prize
  • Subsidised lunches –£1 for a homecooked nursery lunch.
  • Free tea and coffee, milk and toast provided to all staff
  • Support team – Standards and Quality Manager, Accounts, each nursery has Cleaners and Chefs
  • Healthy workplace scheme - £25 towards fitness classes or gym membership (please see rules for more information)
  • NDNA helpline – this is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to support colleagues.
  • Ideas Scheme Award- awards a minimum of £100 to each person with an idea that is selected.
  • Ipads with Learning Journals – these mean that observations are now carried out quicker and easier than ever.
  • Promotion opportunities – all promotions are advertised internally first for the 5 nurseries.
  • Christmas bonus
  • Celebrating Success parties
  • Support with obtaining qualifications – we offer regular classes within our nursery for all those studying with Q training