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High-Quality Childcare in Cardiff and Newport

All our friendly staff possess a wealth of experience together with an in-depth knowledge of child development and early education.

Each member of our Management team possesses an NVQ Level 5 or above.

All of our nursery nurses are NNEB, BTEC, CACHE or NVQ Level 3 qualified, so you can rest assured that your child is always in the best of hands. Our nursery assistants work towards an NVQ Level 3 with training and support provided by the nursery team. In addition to in-house training opportunities the nursery is committed to continuous professional childcare development for all our staff. Every member of staff is CRB checked – without exception, and all are trained in first aid, child protection and food hygiene.

Job Vacancies

Exciting opportunities have arisen for Nursery Nurse, Cylch Meithrin Nursery Nurse and Tea Time Supervisor to join our expanding nursery team.

We are seeking to employ a highly motivated, enthusiastic and conscientious Practitioner who has the ability to work well as part of a team, have high expectations, and provide a high quality of care and education to our children at all times.

You will hold a minimum NVQ level 3 equivalent or above

Nursery Nurse will work 37.5 hours each week Monday to Friday

You will receive 20 days holiday per year plus all bank holidays. Holiday entitlement increases in accordance with the length of service worked.

You will be expected to attend training/meetings outside nursery hours

Contact the nursery direct for an application form and job description.

Closing date December 31st 2018

Salary£4.20 - £7.83 hourly rate
Job TypePermanent
Job StatusFull Time

We offer free childcare for Hollies employee’s children up to school reception age, including wrap around services currently provided at Ysgol Treganna and Pwll Coch. This provision is subject to conditions detailed in the Staff Handbook.

Introducing the childcare team at The Hollies Day Nursery

Managing Director – Lisa Cronk
Lisa gained an NNEB in childcare in 1986, and has since achieved a level 4 in childcare, the Assessors "A" Award in NVQ training. She is PGCE / Cert Ed qualified.

The Hollies Day Nursery was founded in 2002 based on Lisa’s principle of "high quality provision is the key to giving children a good start".

Over 2's Managers - Tracey Jones / Kim Paul
Tracey / Kim are the Managers responsible for children 2 years old and above.

Under 2's Manager - Diana Blakeney
Diana is the Manager responsible for babies and toddlers under 2.

Deputy Managers
Samantha Curtis and Faye Davies

Senior Nursery Nurses
Lisa Harwood, Zoe James, Kim Johnson and Emma Windram

Group Supervisors
Chelsea Lawson

Nursery Nurses
Farida Begum, Rachel Cozens, Gemma Drew, Rosanna Gooch, Alison Roberts, Jess Lewis and Hana Ugrics

Nursery Assistants
Kristy Crowe, Leanne Gibbs, Laura Hall, Sana Qazi, Natalie Arnold and Helene Peterson

Cylch Meithrin Nursery Assistant
Tiegan O'Brien


Nursery Chef
Stephen Neale

Kitchen Assistant
Louise Sankey

For any further information on the childcare team at The Hollies Day Nursery in Cardiff or Newport, or for any other enquiries please contact us on 02920 378 177 or email: info@holliesnursery.co.uk