Childcare Apprentice Hollies Country Park Day Nursery

If you are looking to start an exciting career in Childcare then this could be the perfect apprenticeship opportunity for you!

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Closing date: 29 Sep 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

    40 hours, (Mon-Fri) worked on a rota basis

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    22 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

A vacancy has arisen at a private day nursery in Arnold. You will be working with children aged 0 -5 years supporting their care and overall development.

Duties will include

  • feeding,
  • nappy changing,
  • outdoor play,
  • creative activities and child observations.

Applicants need to demonstrate their suitability to work with babies and children and have an ability to complete an apprenticeship programme. Applicants need to be able to have:

  • The ability to relate to children,
  • Good communication skills with adults aswell as children,
  • An understanding of the need for confidentiality,
  • An ability to work flexibly within a team.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • No experience necessary but you will need the ability to complete the apprenticeship.
  • You will have good communication skills and the desire to support children in all areas of their development.

Personal qualities

  • You will need to be reliable and a good time keeper.


Qualifications required

  • GCSE grade C+ in Maths and English or equivalent.

Future prospects

Possible progression for the right candidate

About the employer

A private day nursery in Arnold, Nottingham.


Hollies Country Park Day Nursery



Woodchurch Road



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Training provider

The successful applicant will complete the apprenticeship framework which includes:

  • Advanced NVQ in Child Care
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities
  • Functional skills in English, Maths and ICT  (if required)

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Access Training


Zoe Hayes 01159596720

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017