Child Care Okehampton


Job Applications

At Stepping Stones we pride ourselves in employing Motivated , Enthusiastic, Vibrant, Funny, Patient, Creative and Brilliant staff, did we mention RELIABLE too, who will enhance the lives of the children in our care.

Stepping Stones Day Nursery provides full day care from 7.30 to 6pm for children aged between 4 Mts – 5 Years in a homely and caring environment. If you feel you have the credentials to join our team do not hesitate to make an application. Candidates must ideally have a relevant Level 3 qualification (such as CCLD, or equivalent) and have experience of observation, assessment and planning, with full knowledge of the EYFS.

Applicants must be flexible and have the ability to work with all ages 4 Mths to 5 Years.  We have a variety of shifts between the hours of 7.30am and 6.oopm staff work a variety of shifts during these times to suit the nursery needs.

Please do take your time to fill out the form correctly  reference your preference to full time or part time in the application , pay particular attention to providing all of the information required, applications will not be processed if there is information missing. All applications are received in the strictest of confidence.

If you have problems filling this form please Email  Please do not call the nursery.

Section 1 Your Information*
Are you free to remain and take up employment in the UK with no current immigration restrictions?
Your Mobile / Contact Number*
Your E-mail:
Do you hold a full, clean licence valid in the U.K. If Yes please provide Number below.
Driving Licence Number
N.I Number
Prefered methord of contact ?
Section 2 : Current employer if unemployed please use last employer
Current Employer E-mail:
Current Employers Number
Days notice required?
Salary / Hourly rate
Start Date (1)
Leaving Date (1)
Current position and summary of duties at current employment
Reasons for leaving
Section 3 Previous Employment
Previous Employment Address:
Previous Employer E-mail
Previous Employers Number
Hourly Rate / Salary
Start Date 2
Leaving Date 2
Position held and summary of duties for above previous employer
Reasons for leaving employment
Section 4 Qualifications in order of grade higest first.
Section 5 Traning and Development. Please give details of any training and development courses or non-qualifications courses which support your application. Include any on the job training as well as formal courses.
Section 6 Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). Do you have any convictions that are unspent under the rehabilitation of offenders act 1974? Answer Yes / No If yes, please give details / dates of offence(s) and sentence: *
Section 7 Protecting Children and Vulnerable Adults. The following information may be required if the post you are applying for has a requirement for a DBS Criminal Records Bureau. Are you aware of any police enquires undertaken following allegations made against you, which may have a bearing on your suitability for this post? Answer Yes or No if yes please give details.*
Section 8 Disability Discrimination Act. This Act protects people with disabilities from unlawful discrimination. We actively encourage applications from people with disabilities. The Disability Discrimination Act defines a disabled person as someone who has a physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and adverse long term effect on his or her ability to carry out normal day to day activities. Do you have a disability which is relevant to your application? Answer Yes or No If yes, please give details:*
Section 9 Personal Statement. Abilities, skills, knowledge and experience. Please use this section to explain in detail how you meet the requirements of the Employee Profile. If you are or have been involved in voluntary/unpaid activities, please also include this information.
We will try to provide access, equipment or other practical support to ensure that people with disabilities can compete on equal terms with non-disabled people. Please state what may be required to accommodate any such equipment you may require.
Section 10 If you are offered a position do you have any medical condition that may interfere with your ability to honour your working contract: Please answer Yes or No if yes please give details.
Number of days sick in the last 2 years
Number of occasions off in the last 2 years
Section 11 : Reference 1
Reference 1 Address:
Relationship to Reference 1
E-mail: for Reference 1
Phone for Reference 1
Are you willing for referee 1 to be approached prior to the interview?*
Section 11 : Reference 2
Reference 2 Address:
Relationship to Reference 2
E-mail: for Reference 2
Phone for Reference 2
Are you willing for referee 2 to be approached prior to the interview?*
Statement to be Signed by the Applicant; By submitting this form I hereby give consent to such collection, storage and processing of my personal data and I agree that the information given on this form may be used for data registration purposes. I hereby certify that: All the information given by me on this form is correct to the best of my knowledge. All questions relating to me have been accurately and fully answered. I possess all the qualifications which I claim to hold and I have read and, if appointed, am prepared to accept the conditions set out in the conditions of employment and the job description. Please type your FULL Names and Date of Birth as proof of Signature before sumitting. You will be asked to confirm these details and hard sign this application should you be asked to attend an interview.*
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