Childcare/Nursery Assistant Apprentice HOLLIES DAY NURSERIES LLP

Hollies Day Nurseries are looking to recruit a keen and enthusiastic Nursery Assistant who is able to help within the nursery/pre-school. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to get into the childcare industry.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    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

    Monday-Friday between 8am-6pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    10 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC091056913

  • Positions

    1 available

Hollies Day Nursery are looking to recruit a Childcare Apprentice. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking to start a career in childcare.

This role will be working with ages 0-5 years of age.

Duties within the role include:

  • Helping out with activities with the children
  • Personal care of the children
  • Setting up activities and clearing them away
  • Ensuring that the nursery is kept clean and tidy
  • Helping out at meal times
  • Dealing with parent enquiries and updates
  • Ensuring any relevant paperwork is completed
  • Contributing to planning & development
  • Changing nappies and feeding
  • Other general duties as and when required

This apprenticeship is work based therefore most of the time you will be working at the employer's address. You will only need to attend college in Nottingham for initial assessments and on a few other rare occasions.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good written and spoken English

Personal qualities

  • Calm and patient
  • Friendly and welcoming
  • Uses initiative but can also takes advice and guidance
  • Team player
  • Likes children

Qualifications required

  • A* - C GCSE in Maths and English (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship or progression onto a level 3 qualification

Things to consider

Candidate must be able to travel to the workplace easily

About the employer

Hollie's Day Nursery provide a secure and stimulating environment for every child, to learn, grow, develop and progress on their own individual journey in life. They have two daycare nurseries to the north of Nottingham City Centre, located in Sherwood and Arnold.

Employer

HOLLIES DAY NURSERIES LLP

Address

2 Private Road

Sherwood

Nottingham

NG5 4DB

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Certificate in Children & Young Peoples Workforce
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning & Thinking
  • Functional Skills Level 1 in Maths & English (if required)

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

CENTRAL COLLEGE NOTTINGHAM

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Central College Nottingham

Contact

Mark Johnson


Other information

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies * Please note that anyone under the age of 18 will only work a maximum of 40 hours per week. Any role which exceeds these hours on advert will be amended accordingly to fall in line with the legislation * * Please note if the successful applicant is found prior to the closing date the vacancy maybe withdrawn early* This apprenticeship is work based learning therefore most of the time you will be working at the employers address. Depending on your training you will only need to attend college in Nottingham for initial assessments, enrollment and a few other rare occasions

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link provided to apply. If you require assistance with applying for this Apprenticeship please contact us on 0115 9457260 or email on business@centralnottingham.ac.uk.


This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Oct 2017