Apprentice Childcare Worker Fortalice Limited
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic person to join our team as an Apprentice Childcare Worker in the Children's Team.
Closing date: 31 Oct 2017
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).
Total hours per week: 35.00
Possible start date
01 Nov 2017
19 Sep 2017
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
We are aiming to recruit an enthusiastic person to join our professional team. The role of Apprentice Childcare Worker in the Children’s Team is a challenging and busy one where you will need to be proactive in managing your workload whilst being creative with some of the tasks you will be expected to undertake. The role can be emotionally challenging and whilst support is in place you would need to be able to work with difficult and diverse cases around domestic abuse.
You will work in Children’s Services to provide services for 0 to 16 years olds.
- Primarily you will be involved in planning and delivering a diverse range of sessions to meet the needs of Children Services.
- You will need to have a sound knowledge of the EYFS framework and apply this during delivery of our on-site nursery provision.
The post will be subject to a DBS check due to the nature of the work undertaken by the organisation.
Requirements and prospects
- Knowledge of and empathy with the aims and objectives of Fortalice and the issues relating to domestic violence.
- At least one years’ experience of working with children.
- Good literacy and numeracy skills.
- A good understanding of child protection and the protection of vulnerable adults and a commitment to follow procedure.
- A good knowledge and experience of early year’s foundation stage framework and principals.
- A commitment to promote every child matters and its aims.
- Experience of working both independently and as part of a team.
- Have an open and welcoming manner and good communication skills with both adults and children.
- Caring and nurturing approach towards children and young people who have been affected emotionally due to their situation.
- Ability to work in a busy environment meeting the diverse needs of children who have been affected emotionally due to domestic abuse.
- English and Mathematics GCSE A-C.
- Desirable but not essential, Level II Childcare Qualification.
Things to consider
About the employer
- Children and Young People's Workforce Level 2.
Children and Young People's Workforce
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bolton College
01204 482030 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017