First Steps offers a fun, value led, reflective working environment with a mixture of highly trained and experienced staff and staff who are on their professional journey.
Over 28% of staff have been working for First Steps for over 10 years; and 44% have been with First Steps for over 5 years.
First Steps believes that well trained and well supported staff deliver best outcomes for children and their families.
We show we value our staff in the following ways:-
Pay and conditions above the national average for the sector.
Ensuring that all staff have an individual training budget and a training plan linked to annual reviews.
Enabling senior managers to explore opportunities for staff to grow and develop.
Offering a 1/2 day 'rest' for staff who have no sickness over a 3 month period.
Having an annual leave allowance which starts at 24 days + bank holidays, and an optional pension scheme with employer/employee matched contributions of 5%
Providing uniform to get you started in your new job.
Offering an opportunity to be part of an innovative growing charity with some fun social events.
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''R’ loves nursery and is coming on leaps and bounds. Pleased with the care and attention you all give.''
''Overall Steps is like our family. 'C' is happy and growing well - learning and changing all the time and it's down to the staff.''