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Vacancies working with children and young people

Bedford Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Employers will arrange to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check on all staff and volunteers.

How to advertise a job vacancy

To advertise with Bedford Training and Assessment Centre (BTAC) email jobsinfo@bedford.gov.uk with a link to the vacancy on your website. We will then add it to the table below and link direct to your website.

If you are unable to advertise this on your website please send us your organisation's job advert as a simple Word document or an accessible PDF. 

Job vacancies

Vacancy

Organisation

Closing Date

Pre-School Manager

Stoke Goldington Pre-School 24/05/2022

Key Worker

Childbase Partnership nurseries (Bedford) 15/08/22

Nursery Nurse

Childbase Partnership nurseries (Bedford) On going

Community Link Worker (includes Early Years work)

Bedford Borough Children's Centres 25/05/22

Early Years Practitioner or Early Years Assistant

Keep Guard Nursery Apply asap

Nursery Manager

Queens Park Community Nursery 29/05/22

Early Years Practitioner

Pilgrims School 27/05/22

Early Years Practitioner

Christchurch Pre-School Apply asap

Nurse Deputy

AristoTots Nursery On going

Level 3 Qualified Nursery Practitioner

AristoTots Nursery On going

Early Years Educator

Inn Farm Private Day Nursery Apply asap

Junior Deputy Manager

Greenacre Independent Nursery Apply asap

Early Years Practitioner

St Lawrence Church of England Primary School

Apply asap

Early Years Professionals

Bananamoon Kempston

Apply asap

Room Leader

Bananamoon Kempston

Apply asap

Nursery Bank Staff

Bananamoon Kempston

Apply asap

Nursery 1:1 support vacancies

Bedford Greenacre Indepdendant Nursery

Apply asap

Early Years Practitioner

Christ Church Preschool

Apply asap

Nursery Practitioners (Level 2 and 3)

Cheeky Monkeys Two Nursery

Apply asap

One-One Term Time Only Support for child with SEN

Cheeky Monkeys Two Nursery

Apply asap

Early Years Educator

Footsteps Nursery

Apply asap

Support Staff

Footsteps Nursery

Apply asap

Nursery Practitioner

Bedford Greenacre Nursery

Apply asap

SEN Support Early Years Practitioner (1:1 support required)

Bizzy Bees Pre-School 

Apply asap

Early Years Practitioner

Christ Church Pre-School

Apply asap

One-to-one Support Workers

Dawn Until Dusk Lakeview Primary School   

Apply asap

Play Worker

Dawn Until Dusk Cotton End Forest School

Apply asap

Early Years Educator

Wootton Community Nursery

Apply asap

Full Time Apprentice

Puddleducks Nursery and Preschool 

Apply asap

Room Leader

Puddleducks Nursery and Preschool 

Apply asap

Manager

Kymbrook Pre-School

Apply asap

Pre-School SEND 1:1 Practitioner

Kymbrook Pre-School

Apply asap

Level 2 SEN Practitioner (full time, 1:1)

Warren Childcare

Apply asap

Level 2 Practitioner (part time, for 2-year room)

Warren Childcare

Apply asap

Nursery Support Practitioner

Jumping Jacks Childcare

Apply asap

Level 3 Early Years Practitioner

Keepguard Day Nursery

Apply asap

Preschool SEN One to One Practitioner

Bunyan Preschool

Apply asap

Nursery Practitioner

Little Steps Nursery

Apply asap

Manager

Balliol Breakfast & After School Club

Apply asap

Level 3 Early Years Practitioner

Bizzy Bees Pre-School 

Ongoing

Sexual Violence Support Service Lead

ECP (Bedford)

Apply asap

1-2-1 Support Assistant

Stepping Stones Pre-School

Apply asap

Key-Person Nursery Practitioner 

St Marks Church Pre-School

Apply asap

Level 3 Nursery Nurse

Little Fishes Nursery

Apply asap

Supply Early Years Practitioners

Footsteps Nursery

Apply anytime

Early Years Practitioner (min Level 2/3) Bank Staff

Bizzy Bees Pre-School

Apply anytime

Team Leader

Kiddi Caru Day Nurseries Group

ongoing

Room Leader

Kiddi Caru Day Nurseries Group

ongoing

Nursery Practitioner

Kiddi Caru Day Nurseries Group

ongoing

Play Worker

Bromham Lower School

ongoing

Voluntary organisations looking for volunteers

Voluntary work is a great way to get started in a new career as you can gain experience and new skills.

All staff and volunteers must have full DBS clearance before to starting volunteering with children or young people.

Please contact the organisations directly for further information.

Voluntary Organisations

Roles

Contact

Family Lives

Befriending Volunteers

Web: www.familylives.org.uk

Email: amandasa@familylives.org.uk

Tel: 07703704984

Autism Bedfordshire

Volunteer Staff

Tel: 01234 350704

Email: enquiries@autismbeds.org

Autism Bedfordshire

Holiday Playscheme Volunteers

Tel: 01234 350704 Email: enquiries@autismbeds.org

Sports Development Team - Bedford Borough

Sports Volunteer / Work Experience

Email: sport.volunteer@Bedford.gov.uk

Bedfordshire and District Cerebral Palsy Society

Holiday Playscheme Keyworker

Tel: Hannah on 01234 351759

Email: Hannah@bdcps.org.uk

Do-It Website

Local Volunteering Opportunities

Web: https://do-it.org

FACES

Family Support Volunteers

Tel: 01234 270601

Volunteer Centre Bedford

Local Volunteering Opportunities

01234 213100

Email: volunteercentre@yourcvs.org