Apprentice Nursery Nurse Norfolk House Day Nursery

Norfolk House Day Nursery are looking for an apprentice to join their team!

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Closing date: 11 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

    Mon - Fri, minimum 30 hours p/w, Your shifts may change each week for example to start at 8.30 am one week and then the next to start at 9.00am

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    12 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Day to day responsibilities to include:

  • Helping young children to learn, play and develop.
  • Interact with parents on how their child has been.
  • Working as part of a team with other nursery nurses.
  • Reading stories and providing activities to develop.
  • Children’s language skills.
  • Make sure the children are safe and well at all times.
  • Changing nappies or helping with potty/toilet training.
  • Helping out with feeding suitable meals, snacks and drinks etc.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You need to be reliable, flexible, punctual and able to work as part of a team.
  • Be able to communicate effectively and confidently with children and adults.
  • Also have a keen interest in working with young children.

Personal qualities

  • Be friendly, happy, self-motivated and work in a professional manner.
  • Also be able to manage your time effectively.

Qualifications required

GCSE’s C or above in Maths and English (or equivalent) are desirable but not required

Future prospects

Gaining a recognised qualification Becoming a fully qualified nursery practitioner Possibility to become a full member of staff if the opportunity arises

Things to consider

Need to be committed, flexible, be able to get there on time and be polite and professional at all times.

About the employer

Norfolk House Day Nursery is a busy, privately owned nursery that is registered for a maximum of 52 children, between the ages of 3 months to 4 years.


Norfolk House Day Nursery



Norfolk Road


B15 3PS

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Training provider

Training provided depends on the sucessful candiates prior experience and prior qualifications,

  • Level 2 = Certificate in Children’s and the Young Peoples Workforce   
  • or
  • Level 3 = Diploma in Early Years Educator

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Crackerjack Training Limited


Angela McGlinchey 01214542043

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Closing date: 11 Oct 2017