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  • Best thing

    Rewarding to work with children and families and make an impact

    5.5

    Employee, April 2021

    • £9.10 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
  • Best thing

    People I work with

    Worst thing

    Work load

    3.6

    Employee, March 2021

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Very rare weekend work, shift work, watching children develop

    Worst thing

    Long hours, short breaks, low pay

    4.9

    Employee, March 2021

    • £21,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    The children.

    Worst thing

    Management, paperwork, unpaid overtime.

    3.4

    Nursery assistant, March 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Seeing children progress and develop

    Worst thing

    Being treat like a number
    Incredibly low pay, minimum wage

    3.8

    Employee, March 2021

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Working with the children. Teaching them and the relationship I have with them.

    Worst thing

    The responsibility of health and safety

    6.1

    Senior room manager, March 2021

    • Manages people
    • £10.80 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Most staff are nice and friendly

    2.7

    Employee, March 2021

    • £8.20 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
  • Best thing

    Watching the children progress
    Helping families

    Worst thing

    Crazy rules
    Constantly being told to improve

    5.0

    Nursery nurse, February 2021

    • Manages people
    • £16,000 per year, working a 41 hour week
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Love the children and parents, get along with my team

    Worst thing

    Long hours, poor pay, head office is a joke not enough money to give staff that work in nurseries a pay rise but then staff that works in head office gets a new company car..

    3.3

    Employee, February 2021

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Working with young children

    Worst thing

    Long hours

    3.0

    Senior Room Manager, January 2021

    • Manages people
    • £9.30 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Watching the children progress and watching them go home at the end of the day

    7.4

    Nursery practitioner, January 2021

    • £8.75 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Working with children and flexible hours to work round my family

    Worst thing

    To much paper work

    5.8

    Early years practitioner, December 2020

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Looking after little babies is amazing, you do everything you can to teach them and help them grow.

    Worst thing

    It's hard work sometimes no team work in certain times

    4.9

    Room leader, December 2020

    • £8.92 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Seeing the children learn new things and knowing you helped them learn it.
    I’ve made some really great friends.
    I have a good bond with the children even though they won’t remember me.

    Worst thing

    The pay!
    The lack of incentive to work there.
    The bitchyness.

    4.7

    Room leader, November 2020

    • Manages people
    • £19,100 per year, working a 42 hour week
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Lovely staff members, get bank Holidays and weekends off

    Worst thing

    Can be crazy at times

    7.9

    Relief, November 2020

    • £8.20 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
  • Best thing

    Children

    Worst thing

    How long is a piece of string

    2.9

    Dogs Body, November 2020

    • Manages people
    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Working with the children

    Worst thing

    Management

    4.0

    Nursery nurse, October 2020

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    The end of my shift and the kids

    Worst thing

    Start of my shift

    2.9

    Child development officer, October 2020

    • £9.30 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Working with children

    Worst thing

    The company and mangement

    2.0

    QEYE, August 2020

    • £8.20 per hour
    • 21–24 years old