Playgroup Assistant Apprentice Trinity House Community Resource Centre

Are you looking to expand your future career within the childcare industry? Trinity House Community Resource Centre are looking for someone who is confident, caring and willing to learn. This opportunity will allow you to gain a Childcare level 2 or 3 qualification after the 18-month period.

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Closing date: 16 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 08:45 – 16:45 with a 1 hour lunch.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    6 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Are you looking for a fantastic opportunity to start a career in Childcare?


You will need a warm and positive approach, lots of creative ideas and a willingness to work as part of a team. Full training will be given to carry out the following duties:

  • Engagement with and supervision of children (2-5 years old) helping them to learn through high quality play
  • Modelling and promoting high quality relationships with staff
  • Modelling and promoting and encouraging good behaviour appropriate to the age of the child
  • Communication with parents/carers as appropriate
  • Implementing and following plans and daily routines and activities giving an input into future planning
  • Observing and monitoring the children’s wellbeing and development
  • Keeping records up to date
  • Maintaining health and safety and child welfare standards and requirements
  • Promoting good health and hygiene
  • Checking all equipment is clean and safe for children’s use
  • Carrying out daily cleaning routine as appropriate, including changing soiled children
  • Communicating issues and concerns with staff and managers
  • Attending regular staff meetings as appropriate
  • You will be required to follow all policies and procedures including health and safety, equality diversity and inclusion and safeguarding.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work as a team
  • Be proactive

Personal qualities

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Good Team Player
  • Flexible
  • Confident
  • Caring
  • Friendly
  • Have good time keeping.

Qualifications required

  • Ideally you will have your level 2 in Children and Young Persons Workforce or some experience working in a nursery setting – However if you don’t have an of these you can do your level 2

Future prospects

Permanent position within the company.

Things to consider

£4.50 for probation period then £5.00 per hour. This is a term time and out of term time position – In out of term periods you will be working and assisting with play schemes children aged 2 to 10 years old and you will be paid a higher hourly wage during this time.

About the employer

Trinity House Community Resource Centre exists to provide a safe and accessible centre providing education, training, personal development and recreational services for the benefit of children, young people, parents and carers.


Trinity House Community Resource Centre


Grove Close


M14 5AA

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Training provider

  • Childcare level 2 or 3
  • Functional skills if required

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

The Intraining Group Limited

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The Intraining Group


Tamara Wray 03301233220

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Closing date: 16 Oct 2017