Job Vacancy (Level 3 Nursery Nurse) – Various Sites Bury

We are currently seeking a Full-Time (40 hours) Level 3 Nursery Nurse at our Bury nurseries.

You’ll need to:

  • Ensure the Health and Safety of all children and staff;
  • Maintain the highest Safeguarding standards;
  • Have a sound knowledge of best practice childcare;
  • Excellent relationship building skills with all children, parents, staff
  • The desire to continuously improve
  • And above all, a desire to provide the highest quality of childcare, and child development.

In return, you’ll get:

  • A competitive salary;
  • An employee benefits scheme, including a stakeholder pension;
  • A 90-day induction programme, and on-going training and development opportunities with our sister company, BNG Training;
  • Support in achieving your career aspirations;
  • The opportunity to work as part of a wider team of childcare professionals who are committed to delivering the highest quality childcare.

We are an equal opportunities employer. All posts are subject to a DBS check and references

Please send your CV and covering letter to Tanya Thornley,, or telephone on 0161 773 7731 option 1.

We are an equal opportunities employer. All posts are subject to a DBS check and references.

Halloween at Holyrood Nursery Castleton 2017

This Halloween Holyrood Nursery Castleton will be busy with fancy dress and lots of activities throughout the day, ending with a little tea party at approximately 3pm.

Current parents and caregivers are invited to join in, as well as families considering a place at Holyrood Castleton who’d like to get a feel for the nursery.

Please contact 01706 651 821 for more information.

We are shortlisted for Nursery World Awards 2017!

We are delighted to have been shortlisted for three fantastic awards in this year’s Nursery World Awards. We will look forward to finding out the award results in September 2017 – good luck to all!

We have been shortlisted for:

  • Manager of the year – Amy Devine, Holyrood Nursery Astley
  • Nursery Environments – Holyrood Nursery Astley
  • Health and Well being Award – For our Physical Development Stars Network (see our Holyrood Nursery activities to learn more about this exciting new programme).

Holyrood Princes Dock Nursery Visiting the Royal Liver Building 15 May 2017

Holyrood are excited to be offering Royal Liver Building staff a limited 10% off our all-inclusive nursery fees at Holyrood Nursery Princes Dock! The fabulous nursery team will be visiting the Liver Building on Monday 15 May from 11am to answer your questions about the recently refurbished Princes Dock nursery, and to offer a 10% discount to those first-in. Stop by for a chat to find out how we can help with your childcare needs!

How to pay your nursery fees

As we have introduced alternative ways for parents to pay fees, we have seen a decline in the use of the payment Hotline, such that we will cease this method of collection from 31st October 2016.  We will continue to accept all other methods of payment including; Childcare Vouchers, Direct debit, Bank Transfer, Cheque, Online Payments and in person, by Card, within the nursery.

The alternative methods of collecting payments available will ensure that we continue to provide secure and flexible options to parents, 24 hours a day, if required.

If you have any queries regarding your invoice or any questions relating to your fees, please speak to your Nursery Manager who will be happy to clarify.  When calling the nursery select option 1 to go straight through to your Manager.


Kym Marsh and Daughter Polly help to launch our new and exciting Pre School and Outdoor Area at Holyrood Nursery Swinton!

On Monday 4th July,  Kym Marsh and her daughter Polly helped to launch our new out of school club, outdoor area and exciting new pre school at Holyrood Nursery Swinton!

They had a ribbon cutting ceremony with a teddy bears picnic also!

Have a read about our launch in the Manchester Evening News here



Childcare Practitioner Positions (Supply)

Holyrood Nurseries have a number of roles available across our sites in Manchester and Liverpool. These are supply contracts and as such the candidate will need to be flexible and self-motivated.

At Holyrood Nurseries, we are passionate about delivering high quality childcare and education and we’re looking for talented, enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join us.

You will need to:

• Be passionate about supporting children’s learning and development, both indoors and outdoors;
• Deliver inspirational practice;
• Lead by example and be willing to learn new skills;
• Be a strong team player;
• Work in partnership with parents, families and other professionals;

In return, we’re offering:
• An hourly rate of £7.00-£8.00 per hour (for supply, depending on experience);
• Access to an employee benefits scheme;
• The opportunity to work as part of, and learn from, a wider team of childcare professionals who are committed to delivering the highest quality childcare;
• The potential to move into a permanent role at the end of the fixed-term.
If you meet the criteria, think that you’ve got what it takes, and you really want to make a difference, please email or
We are an equal opportunities employer. Safeguarding children is at the forefront of everything we do, and all posts are subject to a DBS check and references.


Meet the winner of our half price childcare competition, Lyndsey Janjic! Lyndsey recently entered into our lucky draw for the chance to win half price childcare for a whole year! The competition ran across all 14 of our Holyrood Nursery branches and had over 90 applicants. Well done to Lyndsey and her family and welcome to Holyrood Swinton!  IMG_8392

Keep up-to-date with our current offers and competitions by asking the manager at your local branch!