Apprentice Child Care Assistant Greenacres Childcare

An excellent opportunity to join a small friendly childcare setting based in Burbage to work alongside staff to create a happy and stimulating environment for children. This is an ideal role for somebody looking to start a career in childcare.

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Closing date: 08 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    30 hours (Monday-Friday times TBC at interview)

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    7 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

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. To be aware of the settings policies. To support all staff and engage in a good staff team. Contribute to good standards of hygiene and cleanliness.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • To work as part of a team to provide high quality care and education for the children
  • To supervise and play with the children
  • To oversee activities which cover all areas of children's development
  • To liaise with and support parents and carers
  • Undertake certain domestic jobs within the setting e.g preparing snacks and cleaning
  • Ensure good hygiene and cleanliness is maintained at all times
  • To support the team in providing effective planning
  • Ensure all policies and procedures are adhered to
  • To attend in and out of working hours activities e.g staff meetings
  • To work in a professional, efficient and caring manner at all times

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communicator
  • Good attention to detail
  • Able to work as part of a team as well as using own initiative

Personal qualities

  • Friendly and enthusiastic
  • Approachable
  • Reliable
  • Genuine desire to work with children
  • Willingness to attend training and meetings
  • You will need to be a hardworking individual who has a proactive approach to their work
  • You must endeavour to be a good role model to the children
  • A smart appearance is essential
  • Willingness to succeed as a childcare worker

Qualifications required

Preferably 5 GCSE’s Grade C (or equivalent) or above including Maths, English and ICT.

Future prospects

There may be the opportunity to progress on the Advanced Apprenticeship upon successful completion of the Intermediate Level.

Things to consider

You will be expected to change and dispose of nappies if working with babies.

About the employer

We have been providing child care for 13 years now to a consistently high standard.


Greenacres Childcare


Green Acres

Aston Lane


LE10 3AA

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Training provider

The Apprenticeship will consist of the following:

• NVQ Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce Level 2 (Competence)

• Functional Skill in Maths Level 1
• Functional Skill in English Level 1
• Functional Skill in ICT Level 1
• Award in Employment Rights and Responsibilities

There will be a requirement to attend the College for day release for the completion of your knowledge qualification and Functional Skills (where appropriate). Observations and assessments will be carried out during agreed times in the workplace.

On the job training will be provided by the employer in addition to the Apprenticeship framework.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by North Warwickshire & Hinckley College

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Closing date: 08 Oct 2017