Apprentice Nursery Nurse Cliffe House Day Nursery

• Develop and extend childcare knowledge through day-to-day activities, responsibilities and good practice. • To support all staff in the nursery, build relationships with children and promote a high standard of childcare at all times.

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Closing date: 06 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £133.00

    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

    Working Monday to Thursday you will work a shift pattern of 38 hours per week covering 8.00am to 6.00pm (hour for lunch)

    Total hours per week: 38.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001306941

  • Positions

    2 available

  • Under guidance of the Head of Room to provide a variety of activities for children of all ages, in conjunction with the planning guidelines.
  • To assist in the planning, children’s profiles, keyworker system, when requested
  • To be familiar with all nursery policies and procedures, the Early Years Foundation Stage and adhere to these at all times.
  • To attend any training that is beneficial to your role within the company and your own personal development inside and outside working hours.
  • To demonstrate a welcoming approach to parents, work placement students and visitors.
  • To maintain a high standard of hygiene in relation to self, children, equipment and surroundings including participation in laundry and staff room Rota.
  • To ensure that confidentiality is maintained and to be aware of the high profile of the nursery and to uphold its standards at all times.
  • To complete the work allocated by your assessor in their own time and on time, within any targets set. In work bases, you may ask for time to be given in order to complete any work you cannot finish in your own time.
  • To complete the work allocated by your assessor in their own time and on time, within any targets set. In work bases, you may ask for time to be given in order to complete any work you cannot finish in your own time.
  • To complete the work allocated by your assessor in their own time and on time, within any targets set. In work bases, you may ask for time to be given in order to complete any work you cannot finish in your own time.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • No experience is required as you will receive full training but a willingness to learn and progress within a Nursery setting and a love of working and engaging with children is essential.
  • The Nursery is carefully organized into 3 age groups and split across two buildings. Babies and Toddlers are housed in the main building and the Pre-School enjoys the independence of a newly refurbished bungalow close by.

Personal qualities

  • Previous experience of working in a childcare setting desirable
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and written
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Caring and friendly
  • Reliable and responsible
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Ability to work independently and also as part of a team

Qualifications required

  • No formal qualifications are essential but a good knowledge and standard of English,Maths and ICT is preferred

Future prospects

For the successful candidate there may be the opportunity for ongoing employment and progress upon completion of the relevant qualification

Things to consider

How you would travel to the employer setting?

About the employer

liffe House Day Nursery was initially created in 1998 to provide the highest quality childcare for our own 3 young children – Liberty, Elliot and Phoebe. As working parents, we wanted to create a nursery where our children would be cared for in a safe and stimulating environment. A place they could learn and progress through ‘play’ and where we had every confidence in a reliable, approachable and trusted team of staff. These key priorities are still at the heart of all we do here at Cliffe House and you will find our settings sharing the same ethos. Please do visit us for a look around our beautiful settings

Employer

Cliffe House Day Nursery

Address

Trinity & All Saints College

Brownberrie Lane

Leeds

LS18 5HD

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Training provider

You will complete the following qualification:

  • Certificate for the Children and Young Peoples workforce (QCF) Level 2 (12 months)

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

EDEN TRAINING SOLUTIONS LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Eden Training Solutions Limited

Contact

Sally Baldwin 01709889868 sallybaldwin@eden-ts.com


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Closing date: 06 Oct 2017