Apprentice Nursery Nurse Clairemont Neighbourhood Nursery

As a Nursery Nurse Apprentice you will contribute to a high quality caring environment for the children. This includes creating a warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally through individual attention and group activities.

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Closing date: 13 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

    Monday - Friday between the hours of ‎07:15AM - 18:00PM

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    16 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • To be trained to do the same post as a Nursery Nurse or Nursery Assistant.
  • To contribute to a high quality environment for children.  This includes creating a warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally through individual attention and group activities.                                                                                                                         
  • To work with children
  • To attend training
  • To complete all assignments set
  • To be part of a team               
  • To attend associated training
  • To liase with mentor   
  • Going to college and completing assignments on time.
  • To attend team meetings and imputing ideas.
  • Under supervision to provide all aspects of care for children including washing, changing and feeding.
  • To assist with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children.
  • To provide adult interaction with children in the nursery.
  • To be aware of the nurseries confidentiality policy.     
  • Contribute to good standards of hygiene and cleanliness in the Nursery.
  • To undertake such other duties and responsibilities of an equivalent nature, as may be determined by the trainee’s supervisor from time to time.
  • The trainee’s duties must at all times be carried out in compliance with the nursery’s Equal Opportunities policy.
  • Look upon the nursery as a “Whole” where can your help be most utilised, be constantly aware of the needs of the children.
  • To respect the confidentiality of information received.
  • To ensure the provision of a high quality environment to meet the needs of individuals children from differing cultures and religious back grounds, and stages of development.
  • To be aware of the high profile of the nursery and to uphold it’s standards at all times.      
  • To be aware of all emergency and fire evacuation procedures.
  • To be aware of sections 7 & 8 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.
  • To understand that as part of training you will be required to move to other parts of the nursery.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Creativity and imagination
  • To be understanding and able to give encouragement

Personal qualities

  • Stamina and a lot of energy
  • Patience and tolerance
  • A sense of fun

Qualifications required

A-D grades in GSCE Maths and English or equivalent is required for this post.

Future prospects

We offer courses from level 2 right through to Management qualifications at Level 7, supporting candidates through their professional development.

Things to consider

Please note - should this position receive a large amount of applications the job advert will close early. We advise that you apply for this position early to avoid disappointment. As part of our apprenticeship recruitment process, you will be required to attend a Numeracy, Literacy and Interview Assessment at our FutureSkills Dakota Avenue, South Langworthy Road, Salford M50 2PU. Should you be successful at this stage, we will then submit your application to the employer for further consideration. Important Other Information: Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage 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 18 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 18 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training. More info is available at

About the employer

Claremont Neighbourhood Nursery are a well established day nursery in Salford that provide professional childcare services to all children within the pre-school age group. At Claremont Neighbourhood Nursery we offer challenging and enjoyable experiences in order to give children to chance to shine whilst in a caring environment Our team of professional day care staff consists of a varied group of highly experienced and professionally trained nursery carers. Our team are enthusiastic and skilled in providing your child with the experience of learning whilst playing. This enables your child to flourish in many areas of development that in turn will lead to your child taking positive steps towards future education. Our team are continuously updating their qualifications and training to ensure that we offer a day nursery in Salford that provides the very latest in childcare. Our day nursery staff are dedicated to treating your child in a patient, enthusiastic and affectionate manner whilst understanding your child as an individual.


Clairemont Neighbourhood Nursery



Swinton Pk Road


M6 7PA

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Training provider

Training will be provided in order to achieve a Level 2 qualification in Children and Young People's Workfore.  The majority of your training will be in the workplace, where you will be visited by an assessor every 4-6 weeks.  However, you may also be required to attend Salford City College for additional Functional Skills classes.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Salford City College


Jon Hobson 01616315555

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Closing date: 13 Oct 2017