Your Career

Future Development

Whether you are an experienced Nursery Nurse or just starting out in your career in Childcare we have opportunities that will offer you regular progression, learning experiences throughout your career and inspiring and supportive colleagues who will nurture your personal development to help you reach your full potential.

Every employee matters to us at the Forbury Group of Nurseries. we are a small, local group of nurseries who work closely together. We invite all of our employees to be part of our family ethos team. We encourage you to take a look at our current vacancies for you to make that next step in your career. (link to indeed page)

Why choose to join the Forbury group of nurseries?

We understand the importance of finding a career that has room to progress and finding an environment where you can thrive. All of our settings have supportive managers and deputies who want to support you. We take our employees professional development very seriously and actively promote continued professional development through individual training plans. We firmly believe in equal opportunities for our employees embracing diversity and we truly value individuals hard work and dedication, which we celebrate together at our annual awards ceremony.

Some of our benefits include;

  • A Generous and flexible holiday entitlement
  • Discount on childcare for staff
  • Pension Scheme (auto enrolment)
  • Online learning journals and ‘in the moment’ planning to maximise your time spent with the children
  • Training and development Opportunities- including fully subsidised training for up to Level 5 in leadership and management.
  • Rewards for long service
  • Annual Celebratory events to award team members for continued self-development and commitment to the childcare sector.
  • Sharing your experience of working for us is something we encourage you to do, we have a referral scheme in which you could earn up to £750 when you refer a friend to us. Terms and conditions apply, speak to our recruitment coordinator to find out more.


An apprenticeship gives you the opportunity to earn as you learn, you will gain on the job experience to complete a Level 2 Certificate and/or Level 3 Diploma in Early Education. With the one to one support and guidance from our experienced team you will thrive in a motivating setting.

Upon completion, you will have the opportunity to apply for qualified roles in our nurseries and could be eligible for our apprenticeship reward scheme.

Level 2

Choosing to continue on your journey as a nursery nurse has to be the right choice for you. We have roles which will support your decision to continue as a Level 2 or we can help you to take the next step up in your career to become a full qualified Nursery nurse. We use Chiltern training Ltd for our apprenticeships, feel free to ask us about signing up to them if you have already completed a Level 2 certificate in Childcare.

Level 3

With your qualification comes greater responsibility but one that we will fully support you with. You are a role model for our apprentices and with your knowledge of how you have developed, makes you a fantastic support to our other team members who are developing in the nursery.

You will have great relationships with the families in our nursery being a direct contact and source of support to them and your key children. You will begin to develop in

Senior Roles

Our Level 3 Nursery Nurses have opportunity to continue with their progression, with roles such as Deputy Room Leaders, Room Leaders and also Senior Nursery Nurses. When positions become available at our nurseries they are advertised throughout our company to offer the opportunity for our team members to progress.


Our managerial roles include Deputy Managers, Nursery Managers and Senior Managers. Being the most challenging of positions at the nurseries, we offer focused training and personal support every step of the way.

More roles

Whether you want a more specialised career in childcare, such as a SEND coordinator or just feel the need to work in a friendly atmosphere we have other positions within our nurseries which you may not have thought about. Roles range from Nursery cooks, to Administration roles, including accounts and recruitment.

Further training

We can support and subsidise our employees future development through individual training plans, lots of our employees request further training, some of the most popular being, Team Leading, Level 4, Level 5 in Leadership and management.

As well as this we offer specialised training to our employees for understanding Autism, parents as partners, as well as lots of other short online courses to help our staff to continually learn and gain more knowledge, keeping the development of the children in our care at the forefront of everything we do. For more information about our training opportunities please email [email protected]

We consider health and safety of each child of upmost importance and each child is allocated a ‘key person’ when they first start at the Nursery.  This ‘key person’ will ensure that your child feels individually cared for. Children’s meals are cooked on site every day by our qualified cook. We use fresh fruit and vegetables and source meat locally. We cater for all allergies and dietary requirements.  
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Our team
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individual children. All of our practitioners are expected to share this commitment and have been thoroughly vetted in accordance with Ofsted requirements. Our Senior team are all qualified and highly trained in child care and education. We also use an apprenticeship scheme to train enthusiastic and passionate individuals who are starting out in their childcare career. Practitioners receive regular ongoing training to help them to further their career and knowledge of childcare to reach their full potential.
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Do you have a childcare qualification or are looking to do a childcare apprenticeship?  If you are interested in joining our team, please email your CV to [email protected]
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