access-southampton-logo3-tl (002)Childcare

Nursery nurses and assistants care for children from birth up to seven years of age in day or residential nurseries, children’s homes, maternity units and similar establishments.

Normal pay for Nursery nurses and assistants is £14,508 per year. That is about £1,209 per month, or £7.44 per hour. New workers generally start around £12,461, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £20,670.

This career has declined by 8% over the last 2 years, and is expected to decline by 2% over the next 4 years. Currently 433 Nursery nurses and assistants are employed in the region.

Who covers this sector in Southampton?


Catch 22

Training Associates

Brockenhurst College


Eastleigh College