About Bright Horizons Family Solutions
Bright Horizons is the UK’s leading childcare provider. With a portfolio of over 300 nurseries and a 30 year history, we have been trusted by many families to provide children with naturally inspiring, exceptional care and education for the early years.
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What Makes us Unique?
We have been recognised as one of the UK’s ‘Best Workplaces’ for the 13th consecutive year. We have secured RoSPA Gold Medal Award for the 7th consecutive year. We embrace diversity in the workplace. We are a company with HEART! H is for honesty E is for excellent A is for accountability R is for respect T is for teamwork Our HEART values and principles help us support Childcare Practitioners in the work that they do each day, supporting professionalism, growth and diversity. Our History Bright Horizons was founded to provide an innovative solution to the lack of affordable, high-quality, childcare for working families. Over the past 20 years our hard work, commitment and dedication has had fantastic results – we have seen impressive growth in terms of numbers of clients and nurseries, and also in the range of childcare services we now provide. Throughout the UK, we now have a portfolio of more than 300 community and workplace nurseries. Bright Horizons has also pioneered the provision of emergency dependent care through our back-up care programmes. Our Training We are passionate about our ongoing learning and development of our Early Years Practitioners. Our internal ‘Learning Zone’ offers individual learning opportunities and advancement, as well as quick resources to support Childcare Practioners at every stage of their career. Our ‘Learning and Leading with HEART’ framework supports each Bright Horizons colleague on the first steps of their leadership journey, whether that includes our ‘World-Class Welcome Induction’ or our extensive ongoing training programme. We want you to feel valued and invested in! Employee Recognition Celebrating in the accomplishments of our people is an essential part of our culture. We believe in the power of “Thank You” and throughout the year, in ways big and small, formal and informal, we show our appreciation for employees at all levels. We have many ways to acknowledge and celebrate our nursery staff, including: • Employee appreciation month • Annual ‘Awards of Excellence’ events Making a Difference Trauma in childhood affects children’s physical, emotional, and intellectual growth and development. Bright Spaces® are designed to help. Our registered charity, the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children, aims to improve the quality of life for children and families in crisis, through creating enriching, and nurturing play environments, known as Bright Spaces. For more information, please visit the Bright Horizons Families UK website. Follow us on Facebook Follow us on YouTube Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram