Advanced Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship Stanhope House Day Nursery Ltd

Stanhope is a busy day nursery and they are looking for a passionate and caring apprentice to join their team of Childcare Assistants. If you are looking for a career in childcare, here would be a lovely place to begin.

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Closing date: 08 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Mon-Fri, Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    18 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    22 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You’ll have good communication skills, have a genuine interest in working with children and have the ability to work as part of a team.

  • You will help set up activities for children aged 3 months and upwards

The role will include a wide range of routines which may include:

  • Feeding
  • Changing nappies 
  • Observing the children

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You must have a desire to work with children and be committed to completing an apprenticeship programme including Ffunctional skills at Level 2 (if required)
  • Have good people skills, good communication skills and good organisational skills

Personal qualities

  • You should be a good communicator and have a desire to work with children
  • Reliable and good time keeper

Qualifications required

  • Grade C or above in Maths and English is essential (or equivalent)
  • Also you must have already achieved a Level 2 qualification in Childcare, as this is a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship

Future prospects

Possibility of securing a full time job on completion of the 12 month apprenticeship.

About the employer

Stanhope House Day Nursery Leicester has been creating a happy, caring and secure day nursery environment since the day nursery was established in 1975.


Stanhope House Day Nursery Ltd



Regent Road



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Training provider

  • Successful candidate will be working towards a Level 3 qualification in the Children and Young People's Workforce
  • This apprenticeship is fully work based, therefore no college days are required
  • An ESG qualified assessor will visit the setting every four weeks
  • At the end of the 12 month apprenticeship, the candidate will be expected to achieve a Technical Certificate and Functional Skills (if applicable)

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Interserve Learning & Employment


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Closing date: 08 Oct 2017