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The Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust nurseries are friendly, professional environments to work in where staff are given the opportunity to develop their childcare skills and progress their careers.

We have medium sized friendly nurseries where the staff know each child and their family well and our nurseries have an excellent reputation within the local community.

The staff teams are strong, supportive and caring and there is a low staff turnover.

There are a number of benefits to working for Jack In The Box nursery.

These are some of the comments made by Jack In The Box staff about why they enjoy working in the nursery.

Melissa joined the nursery in 2019 as a Trainee Nursery Assistant. She feels that since joining the nursery straight after leaving school, “all of the staff members at Jack In The Box are extremely friendly and they have been since day one. Especially for myself, coming straight from school, working can be quite challenging sometimes but the managers are very encouraging making sure that they support me in every way possible.”

What does Melissa love about her job? “I feel so privileged to be able to make a bond with not only the children but the staff and the parents/carers of the children attending Jack In The Box nursery. Working at Jack In The Box nursery is almost like a big family, everyone is so close and very supportive for each other.”

When talking about other apprentices looking to join Jack In The Box, Melissa says “I would definitely recommend working at this placement if you are looking for one of the best experiences in childcare anyone could ask for. This is if you are looking for somewhere you can develop your childcare course and want to be in a kind family, friendly environment. It is such an amazing environment and enjoyable place to work in.”

Sepideh joined the nursery in 2009 as a Nursery Assistant. She enjoys "Interacting with children and helping them develop their social skills."

For Sepideh the benefits of working for BHFT are "Being part of an organisation like the NHS." and "The NHS benefits such as the pension."

And the benefits of working for Jack In The Box are "The location, the care and support that the staff and management provide and the working hours."

Shaahidah joined the nursery in 2014 as a student and is now the Team Leader of our Piglet Room. She says “working at Jack In The Box allows me to engage with the children from a wide range of backgrounds, get to know parents with different views.”

When asked what Shaahidah loves about her job, she says “I love seeing the children grow up and develop, as well as giving children a wide range of opportunities.”

Shaahidah feels that the benefits of working for BHFT are “flexibility. We also have the opportunity to work with and learn from a variety of different services.”


R is leaving nursery to start school.

He has made many good friends, enjoyed learning with the teachers. Good development according to his age.

I had a peace of mind that my child was cared for and looked after. The nursery has helped him in all his development milestones - from language, potty training, use of cutlery, healthy eating habits, sleep training.

We have great appreciation for all his teachers but I would like to specially mention Hanna who was instrumental in getting him settled in the nursery.

We recommend Jack In The Box nursery.