Nursery Assistant Apprentice Busy Nought to Fives Ltd

You will be working within a city centre nursery. Helping support 0-5 year olds to engage and enjoy their time within the setting. You will be involved in helping children, grow, develop and learn.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £136.50

    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

    39 hours Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    21 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001299776

  • Positions

    2 available

Interserve learning and employment deal with all the applications in the first instance; please do not contact the employer directly.

Duties to include:

  • Help staff with both long and short range of activities
  • Assist in play and stimulating games to paly with children
  • Record all accidents accurately
  • Maintain daily and open communication with parents
  • Cleaning duties essential
  • All forms and documents completed
  • Security adhered to and safeguarding policies and procedures adhered
  • Arrange room environment to suit needs of activity
  • Health and safety at all times within the nursery
  • Equipment kept clean and tidy
  • Closing down procedures followed
  • Notice boards kept up to date
  • Hand over to other staff members

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • To contribute to a high standard of care for children placed within the nursery.
  • Give support to the other individuals within the nursery setting.
  • Caring.
  • Communicate using different methods.
  • Listening skills.
  • Patient.
  • Caring.
  • Supportive.
  • Understand children’s needs.
  • Willing.
  • Can do attitude.
  • Diplomatic.

Personal qualities

  • Great timekeeper.
  • Smart and professional.
  • Caring.
  • Willing to learn.
  • Willing to clean up after children.
  • Be involved in daily activities.

Qualifications required

  • 5 GCSE or equivalent A-C desirable but not essential.

Future prospects

Progression onto you L3 and possibly full time job should you be the right candidate.

Things to consider

Working within a nursery setting can be noisy are you willing to be patient and put up with the noise? 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 is part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information visit: www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

About the employer

Busy 0-5 are looking for the right candidate to work with them giving support to 0-5 years old. Playing and joining in activities with children and being part of a team, as Busy 0-5 pride themselves on the great service they provide within the city centre

Employer

Busy Nought to Fives Ltd

Address

Silkhouse Court

Tithebarn Street

Liverpool

L2 2LZ

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Training provider

  • L2 Children and Young Peoples Workforce will be delivered to you by Interserve Learning and Employment who will contact you once you apply on this website. 
  • They deliver work based learning qualifications at the employer’s premises, this means you will be assessed over a 12 month timescale - you will also be completing Functional Skills.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

ESG (SKILLS) LIMITED

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

Contact

Jules Westbrook jules.westbrook@interserve.com


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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017