Huggie Bears Family Childcare is a vibrant childcare setting for children aged 6 weeks to 12 years of age inclusive which is dedicated to children and their families benefitting from a high quality care and learning experience.

Employment Opportunities

As a growing childcare provider we like to recruit dedicated, ambitious and highly skilled people for our team. This page will be updated throughout the year with any current vacancies.

All prospective employees must be of the highest caliber and be committed to providing outstanding child care.

All members of our team are expected to keep up to date by undertaking ongoing training to ensure that the needs of every child are well met.

If you are interested in a position at our setting, or would like to join our Supply Team, please contact us to discuss your specific area of interest and to obtain a Job Description, Person Specification and an application form. We are currently recruiting for the following roles:

Current Vacancies

Nursery Nurse

Would you like to be part of the Huggie Bears Family Childcare Team? Are you enthusiastic, flexible, have the ability to work hard, with a can-do attitude and a positive outlook? Most importantly are you someone who thoroughly enjoys working with children?

If the criteria above, applies to you we at Huggie Bears Family Childcare would like to hear from you!

We are currently recruiting for a Nursery Nurse (NVQ 3 or equivalent qualification required). The hours are 7:00am to 7:00pm Monday to Friday (shift pattern) usually worked on a core hour basis of 8:00am to 6:00pm with 28 days paid holiday per year (pro rata). If you are interested please e-mail us to request an application pack.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate exemplary childcare practice, have excellent team skills, be flexible and creative and be dedicated to raising achievement and continuous company improvement.

We can offer a supportive working environment which values everyone, happy well-motivated children and opportunities for further personal and professional development. In addition, we offer good rates of pay and benefits with ongoing support and development for the right candidates, so if you want to work in a setting which prides itself on good practices as well as providing a great working environment for its staff, then please contact us.

Please note original copies of identification and qualification(s) will need to be provided and verified at interview should you be successful. This role will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, references checks and Ofsted clearance.

Huggie Bears Family Childcare are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

NB: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Applicants must be prepared to disclose any convictions they may have and any orders which have been made against them. All candidates will undergo a thorough vetting process in order to protect the children's welfare and safety at all times.

Contact Details

If you are interested in joining us, please email Human Resources at with the job title or area of interest as the subject and explain why you wish to work with us. Please give a brief explanation of your background, experience, full contact details and any training you have undertaken, thank you.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Student Work Experience

We are always happy to hear from students looking to secure work placement opportunities. You should contact us by email at

You should send a cover letter detailing your request including your contact details and timing of placement. On the basis of the application you may be given an interview to discuss further your placement needs. We have an experienced team of childcare professionals to support and mentor you during the placement period. Only those students that can demonstrate drive, determination and commitment will be offered a placement. We look forward to hearing from you.