Look Forward to.....

Being Valued

Knowing you're valued by the children, their families and the people around you is the best part of the job! You’ll truly enjoy being part of your team and our Bright Horizons family.

Benefits Include, but are not limited to;
  • £2,000 Nursery Bonus when your team achieves Outstanding Ofsted (or 5/6 combined Care Inspectorate rating).
  • Quarterly Employee Appreciation Weeks
  • Annual Awards of Excellence ceremonies

Financial Security

We know that worries about finances can affect your mental health and hold you back from achieving your potential.

As a Bright Horizons employee, you can access;
  • Discounted childcare for all employees - with 100% discounted childcare for Nursery Managers, and 75% discount for Deputy Managers*
  • Financial Education, providing tools and guidance around a variety of financial topics from debt to savings
  • Early access to wages
*Discount value for 1st child​​​​​​​

Time Off

Working with children is rewarding, but we all enjoy time out with our friends and family.

We have highly competitive holiday entitlements, with the option to purchase unlimited additional leave, to support your work life balance.

We also offer Lifestyle Breaks, where you can take time to broaden your horizons travelling, or spend uninterrupted quality time with loved ones.

Feeling Great

Whether you want to increase your physical fitness, explore wellness, or just improve your overall health, we’ll support you with a range of benefits, including;
  • Online medical advice
  • Virtual GP - accessing a GP appointment at any time of day
  • Nutritionist consultantions
  • Discounted fitness programmes.

Emotional Support

At Bright Horizons, your mental health and emotional wellbeing come first. It’s easier to care for others when someone’s caring about you.
With independent counselling from our Employee Assistance Programme, if you should need it, tomorrow is always brighter than today.

Being Heard

Our Employee Forum gives colleagues across the organisation a voice, through their nominated champion, to share thoughts, ideas and concerns with our UK Leadership Team.

The Employee Forum plays a key role in improving communication across all levels of the organisation, supporting with problem solving, new ideas and implementing new and improved ways of working.


Life doesn’t stand still, and neither should your career. From internal coaching to professional qualifications to apprenticeships, you’ll have limitless opportunities to grow, get ahead and develop yourself.

​​​​​​​We’re proud to be a member of the 5% Club – achieved by having at least 5% of our workforce actively studying at any one time.

Helping Others

​​​​​​​If you’re passionate about improving the lives of children beyond the nursery, there are many ways to get involved in the work of The Bright Horizons Foundation for Children charity.

Whether you’re volunteering at one of our Bright Spaces, fundraising or eating lots of cake at a bake sale, there are many ways you can help rewrite the future of children in your community who need help today.
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