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Nursery careers

Are you a nursery professional? Would you like to join Footsteps Nursery?

Join our team

Whether you’re an experienced childcare professional specialising in early years care, or someone who has recently qualified and is looking to start their career, then get in tough. Here at Footsteps Nursery in Workington, we’re always keen to make sure that we have the best people on our team, and if that’s you, we want to hear from you. We’re a highly regarded nursery that is rated outstanding by Ofsted. With a range of learning environments within the nursery, we care for children from 3 months to 5 years of age.

You can find details of current vacancies on this page – please call the office if you’d like to discuss a role.

Current vacancies

Childcare Practitioners

Footsteps Nursery is part of Westfield Housing Association and is Ofsted registered to provide care and early years learning to young children aged 3 months to 5 years. From its roots as a small neighbourhood nursery, Footsteps has grown to make provision for up to 200 registered children, with capacity for up to 108 children at each session. The nursery remains rooted in the local community, providing high quality, affordable and accessible childcare in a safe, caring, and creative environment. At its last three Ofsted inspections the nursery has been rated as ‘outstanding’


We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who combine their knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) with a desire to provide high quality early years education and care for all children. Applicants must possess a diploma/level 2 childcare qualification or equivalent as a minimum. If this describes you, we look forward to hearing from you.


£12 per hour (Pay Award under Review)

Part-time roles available

(25-40 hours per week)

Monday to Friday

Hours of work to be agreed with successful candidates

Based at the Minto Centre, Westfield, Workington, Cumbria


Benefits include:

£150 payment upon successful completion of probationary period

Excellent holiday package

Half price childcare

Opportunities for development

Employee Discount Scheme


For further information on the role please contact the Nursery on 01900 872011

Important information

Contact the nursery

If you’re interested in hearing more about the nursery careers available at Footsteps Nursery in Workington, get in touch with the team today. 

01900 872011

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