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Epsom, England
Job Type
Full Time
£35,000 - £40,000 Per Year
Date Posted
12 days ago

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About Fennies

Fennies opened its first nursery in 1992, with the vision to create a happy, vibrant and innovative learning environment where all children are nurtured to flourish academically, culturally, and socially.?We offer an enhanced delivery of the EYFS with a contemporary approach to learning with linguistics lessons, sports coaching, and well-being activities.

Our employees are at the heart of Fennies, practitioners have access to continuous internal training an extensive well-being program and access to multiple benefits. Support is offered from our wider collective of experts, from areas such as education, communications and HR. Our forward-thinking practice allows staff to thrive within their careers and their daily routines. All our settings are rated good or outstanding by Ofsted, to provide the 'right start for under 5’s!’

Salary & Benefits

  • Full time 40 hours a week
  • Salary £35-£40k
  • Must be able to work 2 weekend days in the month.
  • Driver

Job Purpose:

To be responsible for the smooth day to day running of the nursery site by managing the daily quality check of our sites, ensuring we are meeting brand guidelines. As part of our team your role is to make sure that our families and staff have an amazing experience all time.

Main Duties


  • All sites to be in keeping with brand guidelines
  • The look and feel of the nursery maintained you must have a good eye for detail

Maintaining the upkeep of the nursery buildings

  • Maintaining the highest quality standards inside and outside areas
  • Manage and support Head of Housekeeping
  • Assist in special cleaning projects
  • Take ownership while proving highest service
  • Maintain all cleaning equipment and supplies
  • Replenish supplies in parent rooms and we work spaces

Cleaning and upkeep of the nurseries including the following

  • COSHH training
  • Rota of deep cleaning per room
  • Lock up of Nurseries
  • Training
  • Cleaning procedure as per public health advise in virus outbreak
  • Managing our head housekeeper, ensuring monthly audits are reported on

Nursery preventive Maintenance

  • Lift upkeep and yearly maintenance and checks
  • Security of sites including alarms, fobs, locks and lights
  • Fire alarms and testing
  • Air conditioning maintenance
  • Management of "Up Keep", nursery maintenance app

Nursery Gardens

  • Managing Nursery Gardener
  • Managing planting
  • Management watering and feeding plants
  • Maintain the rota between sites
  • Set the expectation of all gardens, from design to plant choice

Laundry and uniform

  • Machine upkeep and servicing
  • Distribution and collection prosses for sheets and uniform
  • Managing delivery driver
  • Managing uniform orders and stocks

Maintenance through Origen

  • Liaise with Project Manager on scheduled works for setting
  • Manage scheduled work in priority
  • App upkeep
  • Control of contractors working on-site and associated legislative requirements

Cost control and ordering prosses

  • Sanitary items
  • Cleaning products
  • PPE products


  • Leasing with Head of Talent and Recruitment on vacancies
  • Interview candidates following the safer recruitment policy
  • Take the lead of admin duties in order to support the efficient running of the building
  • Procurement for services and monitor supplies performance
  • Reporting monthly summarising activities and KPI’s
  • Attending monthly manager’s meetings
  • Maintain tight cost control of P&L by budget management across all nursery sites

Note: the duties and responsibilities outlined in this job description although comprehensive are not definitive and you may be required to perform other duties at the request of the Senior Management Team.

This job description is designed to reflect the duties currently incorporated in this post. These may change in the light of changes that may occur in the service provided by Fennies Under 5’s Day Nurseries.

Fennies Day Nurseries Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expects all staff, students and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow a Safer Recruitment and Selection Process for all positions and successful applicants will be subject to a complete reference and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check prior to employment. Fennies will pay for this; however employment will not begin until you have been given clearance.

Fennies Day Nurseries Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and we value the skills and perspectives that a diverse and representative workforce brings to us.


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