Childcare Assistant Apprenticeship Blossoms Day Nurseries

We are looking for a passionate, co-operative, confident individual to begin a promising career within a Nursery environment. If you are keen to develop your skills and learn something new then look no further! This opportunity will present the foundation for an excellent career path and allow you to gain valuable experience!

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Closing date: 23 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

    Between 30 and 40 hours a week. Full hours agreed on interview.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    24 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    09 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties include:

  • Provide the children with safe, secure and home-like environment.
  • Operate a key worker system and liaise with parents, carers and senior staff.
  • Plan, organise and implement a programme of activities to meet the needs of this age group.
  • Work as part of a highly motivated and professional team.
  • You must have proven organisational skills.
  • You will need to be flexible and creative, with the commitment to provide first class childcare.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good time keeping
  • Using initiative
  • Good communication skills
  • Willing to be flexible with working hours.
  • Committed, honest, reliable and willing to learn new skills
  • Good ability to work in a team and independently
  • Committed to learning and completing NVQ(QCF) apprenticeship period
  • Willing to follow instructions

Personal qualities

  • Polite
  • Pleasant
  • Honest
  • Trustworthy
  • Hardworking and committed
  • Reliable

Qualifications required

GCSE’s Maths and English preferable not essential

Future prospects

Suitable candidate has a fantastic opportunity to develop a career within the business after the apprenticeship.

About the employer

Family owned and run since 1994, we welcome, teach and care for children aged 6 weeks to 5 years. Our aim is to help all children feel secure, valued and loved whilst working in partnership with parents to help the children realise their full potential.


Blossoms Day Nurseries



Stoneygate Road



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Training provider

Advanced Apprenticeship

  • Level 3 Diploma in Childcare (QCF)
  • Functional Skills English Level 2
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 2
  • Functional Skills ICT Level 2

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Wise Origin


Harris Aslam 07881363147

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Closing date: 23 Oct 2017