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Solid Childcare Recruitment is a professional job agency for jobs in the childcare sector

Securing your next childcare role with Solid Childcare Recruitment

We take the time to understand your needs and your experience, to ensure that you are only put forward for positions that best fit with your skills, experience and future goals.

It’s our personal approach to matching you with suitable childcare roles that sets us apart.

We will conduct a pre-interview with you to get a full picture of your previous roles and qualifications. We also get a feel for your personality to make certain that you not only tick all of the right boxes, but that you will also enjoy the company culture and will have the opportunity to thrive.

Jobs with children

Working with large chains and independent nursery groups across the country, we recruit for the following roles:

  • Nursery practitioner
  • Nursery room leaders
  • Nursery team leaders
  • Nursery third in charge
  • Nursery deputy managers
  • Nursery managers

Meet the team

Meet Mat Roughton

Childcare Recruitment Advisor

Mat has been working in Childcare recruitment for over 10 years. He started his career within the Primary schools sector and worked with a wide range of state primary schools across London. Focussing towards the end of his time in London on the Primary Schools sector in the South East.

Mat’s focus changed around 5 years ago when he started to notice that there was a chronic shortage of qualified and reliable staff within the private nursery sector. Within 12 months he had migrated from working with temporary staff in the state school sector to working predominantly with permanent nursery staff serving the Greater London areas. 

Mat is now a member of the Solid Recruitment team and is happy to be joining an established organisation that focuses on the nursery sectors across the whole of the UK. 

Mat brings with him a wide range of knowledge of the nursery sector and is look forward to continuing his career helping nurseries across the country to find the right staff members for their settings.

Over the years Mat has got to know a wide range of nursery owners and managers over the years and believe he have a very good insight into what a client is looking for when they are recruiting for their business. 

Outside of the office a lot of his time is consumed by his 7-year-old daughter. He is also a fiction writer and at the time of writing, has one book that has been self-published on Amazon, and another 2 projects in the pipeline. So if you know of any publishers looking for fresh new talent, send his details their way!!

If you are looking for staff for your nursery, or you are looking for a new role within a childcare setting please don’t hesitate to contact Mat.

Contact Mat

Meet Tiffany

Childcare Recruitment Advisor

Tiffany is our all things nursery guru; she has worked with children for over 13 years in various roles from running her own child minding business to working in Nurseries.  As a Nursery Manager she won a Nursery World award and has a Foundation Degree in Early Years and is currently studying her Degree in Early Childhood studies.

Tiffany has worked her way up from Nursery Practitioner to Regional Manager, so whatever position you are looking for she understands the role inside and out.  She has worked in both independent and chain, so has an excellent grasp of the difference between and the key benefits each bring.

Tiffany’s style of recruitment is extremely detailed; she visits each client so is able to advise candidates on exactly what the nursery is like from all perspectives, giving you, the candidate, the best insight in to the position possible.

She takes the time to really understand your needs and make sure that there is a great match between you and the position and the nursery.

Contact Tiffany

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“Brilliant and professional, Suzanna sourced me a job within a company I wanted to work for, she helped me massively the night before with interview techniques and prep and I felt I gave a great interview and then got offered the job!”

“Suzanna helped me find a job within a week of me contacting her, she has been very helpful through the process and is continuing to support me even now that I’ve accepted a position! Would highly recommend Suzanna and Solid Childcare Recruitment!”

“Thank you so much for all your help in my job search I not only feel your help got me through the interview but got the position in a place feel I will be very happy. Thank you again.”

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