Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Childrens Nursery
  • Year established:
    2005
  • UK locations:
    North West

About The Village Nursery


What is it like to work for The Village Nursery

Leadership
Leadership
Managers and directors operate an open door policy and employees from all levels can approach them at any time. They are easily accessible and very hands on. They ensure they get to know employees on a personal level and will often walk around the office, stopping to take time to chat with staff on an informal basis. Employees are kept up to date through a newsletter where managers and directors provide updates on the company
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Employees have access to a variety of training activities including NVQ’s, management development and on the job training and staff are supported through mentoring, coaching and shadowing. The company also assist employees in obtaining formal qualifications through funding, time off, seeking local authority funding and support from both managers and directors. Windmill are flexible in their approach to employees and where they can, support any member of staff who wished to undertake personal development, either through time off or financial contribution.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Windmill adopt an open and flexible approach to wellbeing and consider all needs on an individual basis. Employees benefit from an employee assistance programme and subsidies towards the use of sports facilities and gym memberships. They are constantly implementing new ideas and are in the process of adopting a cycle to work scheme and organising activities such as picnics, where employees can bring their families. The company monitors the number of hour’s employee’s work to ensure there is a healthy balance between their home and work life and they allow staff to take time off in lieu for any extra hours worked.

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 33% of senior managers are women

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks' leave on full pay

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    12%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    2%

  • Average Age:

    32

  • UK sites:

    4

  • Male : Female:

    4% / 96%

  • Number of Staff:

    84

  • Staff:

    84

  • Graduate Vacancy Locations:

    Childcare - professional

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