Who we are

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Work for us

Being employed at First Steps (Bath)

First Steps offers a fun, value led, reflective working environment with a mixture of highly trained and experienced staff and staff who are on their professional journey.

Over 28% of staff have been working for First Steps for over 10 years; and 44% have been with First Steps for over 5 years.

First Steps believes that well trained and well supported staff deliver best outcomes for children and their families.

Showing value

We show we value our staff in the following ways:-

  • Pay and conditions above the national average for the sector and above living wage.
  • Ensuring that all staff have an individual training budget and a training plan linked to annual reviews.
  • Enabling senior managers to explore opportunities for staff to grow and develop.
  • Offering a 1/2 day 'rest' for staff who have no sickness over a 3 month period.
  • Having an annual leave allowance which starts at 24 days + bank holidays, and an optional pension scheme with employer/employee matched contributions of 5%
  • Providing uniform to get you started in your new job.
  • Offering an opportunity to be part of an innovative growing charity with some fun social events.

Bank Staff

Qualified Nursery Practitioner