Staff / Jobs

We employ almost 100 staff at our 4 settings, from Nursery Managers and Senior Nursery Nurses to our Out of School Club Leader. Here is your chance to meet some of the team who are involved in the day-to-day care of your child.

Kate Plews
MD and Owner

Kate is a qualified Registered General Nurse and Health Visitor. She practiced as a health visitor for 7 years which is invaluable experience for running Sunbeams.

She also holds a postgraduate diploma in Health and Social Services Management, a certificate in Health Education and has completed the regional programmefor leadership and Development.

After 16 years in the NHS she left in 2001 to open the first Sunbeams at Austhorpe and has been runnning the company ever since.

Kate  - Managing Director

Kate – Managing Director

Shelley - Operations Manager

Shelley – Operations Manager

Tracey - Administrator

Tracey – Administrator

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Becky –

Alison - Nursery Manager

Alison – Nursery Manager

Louise - Senior Nursery Nurse

Louise – Senior Nursery Nurse

Dennise - Senior Nursery Nurse

Dennise – Senior Nursery Nurse

Maisie - Senior Nursery Nurse

Maisie – Senior Nursery Nurse

Sophie - Nursery Nurse

Sophie – Nursery Nurse

Harriet - Nursery Nurse

Harriet – Nursery Nurse

Kat - Nursery Nurse

Kat – Nursery Nurse

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Amber – Nursery Nurse

Pam - Nursery Nurse

Pam – Nursery Nurse

Natasha - Assistant Nursery Nurse

Natasha – Assistant Nursery Nurse

Shiela - Assistant Nursery Nurse

Shiela – Assistant Nursery Nurse

Chloe - Assistant Nursery nurse

Chloe – Assistant Nursery Nurse

Etta - Assistant Nursery Nurse

Etta – Assistant Nursery Nurse

Kayleigh - Apprentice

Kayleigh – Apprentice

Shannon - Apprentice

Shannon – Apprentice

Daniella – Nursery Assistant

Lucy - Nursery Nurse

Lucy – Nursery Nurse

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Lizzie – Nursery Nurse

Leanne  - Nursery Manager

Leanne – Nursery Manager

Rebecca - Senior Nursery Nurse

Rebecca – Senior Nursery Nurse

Dominic - Senior Nursery Nurse

Dominic – Senior Nursery Nurse

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Kim – Senior Nursery Nurse

Julie - Nursery Nurse

Julie – Nursery Nurse

Paula - Nursery Nurse

Paula – Nursery Nurse

Paige - Nursery Nurse

Paige – Nursery Nurse

Carmela - Nursery Nurse

Carmela – Nursery Nurse

Sue - Nursery Nurse

Sue – Nursery Nurse

Lacey - Nursery Nurse

Lacey – Nursery Nurse

Megan - Nursery Nurse

Megan – Nursery Nurse

Lewis - Out of School Club

Lewis – Out Of School Club

Tracy - Out of School Leader

Tracy – Out Of School Leader

Aimee - Nursery Nurse

Aimee – Nursery Nurse

Vicky - Nursery Nurse

Vicky – Nursery Nurse

Sarah - Nursery Nurse

Sarah – Nursery Nurse

Jessica - Nursery Nurse

 Jessica – Nursery Nurse

Fiona - Nursery Nurse

Fiona – Nursery Nurse

Jessica - Nursery Nurse

Jessica – Nursery Nurse

Kira - Apprentice

Kira – Apprentice

Georgia - Apprentice

Georgia – Apprentice

Jenny - Manager

Jenny – Manager

Katy - Senior Nursery nurse

Katy – Senior Nursery Nurse

Amy - Nursery Nurse

Amy – Nursery Nurse

Rebekah - Nursery Nurse

Rebekah – Nursery Nurse

Sarah - Nursery Nurse

Sarah – Nursery Nurse

Billie - Nursery Nurse

Billie – Nursery Nurse

Lauren - Nursery Nurse

Lauren – Nursery Nurse

Carly - Nursery Nurse

Carly – Nursery Nurse

Sophie - Senior Nursery Nurse

Sophie – Senior Nursery Nurse

Kasey- Nursery Nurse

Kasey – Nursery Nurse

John - Nursery Nurse

John – Nursery Nurse

Pippa -  Nursery Nurse

Pippa – Nursery Nurse

Lisa - Nursery Nurse

Lisa – Nursery Nurse

Sophia - Assistant Nursery Nurse

Sophia – Assistant Nursery Nurse

Emma - Chef

Emma – Chef

Shauna - Apprentice

Shauna – Apprentice

Ellie - Nursery Nurse

Ellie – Nursery Nurse

Jazz - Nursery Nurse

Jazz – Nursery Nurse

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Nursery Nurse

Hannah- Apprentice

Hannah – Apprentice

Charlotte - Apprentice

Charlotte – Apprentice

Anna – Nursery Manager

Amy – Senior Nursery Nurse

Georgina – Senior Nursery Nurse

elKcia – Senior Nursery Nurse

Gemma – Senior Nursery Nurse

Vicky – Nursery Nurse

Maddison – Nursery Nurse

Charlotte – Nursery Nurse

Rosie – Nursery Nurse

Kelsey – Nursery Nurse

Lucy – Chef

Penny – Nursery Assistant

Chereene – Nursery Nurse

Jenny – Nursery Apprentice

Abigail – Nursery Assistant

Molly – Apprentice

Keeley – Nursery Assistant

December 2018

We are looking for a Senior Nursery Nurse at both Thorpe Park and Austhorpe to join our award winning team.

These are full time permanent positions offering excellent pay and continued training and development.

It is essential that you have a level 3 or above qualification in childcare.

For further information please email jade.lund@sunbeamsdaynursery.com

September 2018

Childcare Bank Staff – Sunbeams Day Nursery

Are you looking for a flexible, fun, and highly rewarding job role that works around you and your family?

Award winning Sunbeams Day Nursery are currently looking for people to join their team as a Bank Staff Assistant.

Days and hours are offered between 7.30am and 6.00pm Monday to Friday. Tell us what days you are available for work each week and we will inform you of the hours we have available across our 4 sites, this way, you can pick and choose your hours to suit.

The duties of the role will include providing high quality care and learning experiences for children within Sunbeamsand empowering our children to reach their maximum potential. You must be able to communicate well with children and parents and demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team.

The role of a Bank Staff is to help support in busy times which may include holidays, sickness and training. Due to the size of our company there are lots of shifts available for our Bank Staff and can often lead to permanent jobs being offered.

On the job training is provided and opportunities are available to access fully funded NVQ training.

This is a great opportunity if you are looking to work around existing commitments, such as family, work, college or university.

For further information contact Shelley Briggs on shelley.briggs@sunbeamsdaynursery.com

Want to be part of a successful team?

Are you BTEC, NNEB, CACHE Diploma, NVQ3 qualified or have equivalent qualifications?
Sunbeams welcomes your skills to this group of exciting and award winning Day Nurseries.
You’ll work as part of a team in one of our dedicated baby, toddler, or pre-school rooms to enhance the learning and development of our children. Sunbeams is a great place to work. We value and develop our employees’ skills and take pride on growing our talent from within. This means setting stretching goals and objectives and helping you to become the best version of yourself. We will support your career development within Sunbeams and offer individual training programmes to achieve nationally accredited qualifications.
Rewarding our staff
Our staff work hard and to show our appreciation we offer a wide range of benefits;

Reduced rate childcare for all our staff
Investment in individual staff training and development plans offering real career development opportunities
Generous holiday allowances, including Bank Holidays, pro-rata for part time employees
Attractive salaries, pension scheme, sickness bonus and flexi-time arrangements for family commitments

All settings deliver care and education in line with EYFS requirements
Terms and conditions of employment apply

Click here to download our Application Form 2018

Click here to download the Disqualification Declaration form

BOTH forms must be completed and returned to the HR Department: clare.attwood@sunbeamsdaynursery.com If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Manager, on the above email address.
In accordance with data protection regulations, your details will not be shared with third parties and will be kept securely on file for 6 months, at which time they will be permanently deleted. Should a suitable vacancy arise within 6 months, we will be in contact.