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Recruit and Retain

Recruit and Retain

Surrey Early Years HR offers consultancy to the early years sector including Day nurseries, Preschools, Independent schools, Breakfast and After school clubs and Holiday playschemes.

The quality, commitment and passion of the people you employ directly influences the success of your business. Making poor employment decisions can be damaging to your reputation and put children at risk. Ofsted states 'that settings that employ more highly qualified staff are more likely to attract a good or outstanding rating'*. We will help you to build an early years workforce that strives for continuous improvement to meet your business expectations.


Below is a selection of popular HR subjects. If you would like information on these or any others click on the link at the bottom of the page or drop us an email


  • job descriptions

  • person specifications

  • advertising

  • application forms

  • right to work

  • full and relevant qualifications

  • DBS checks

  • DBS update service

  • references

  • statutory training

  • selection methods

  • interviews

  • employment contracts

  • apprenticeships

  • pay and conditions


  • staff handbook

  • induction 

  • probation reviews

  • supervision and appraisals

  • professional development

  • restructure and redundancy

  • flexible working

  • succession planning

  • coaching for success

  • peer observations

  • reward and recognition

  • exit interviews

  • mediation

  • performance management

  • growing your managers

* Ofsted (2015), Inspection Outcomes of Early Years Providers by Staff Qualifications

Contact us for a no obligation chat

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