Apprentice Nursery Nurse - Barnabas House Private Nursery Barnabas House Private Nursery

An exciting opportunity to join Barnabas House Private Nursery as an apprentice Nursery Nurse. The nursery will offer fully supported training with a offer of full time employment on completion of qualification.

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Closing date: 24 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

    Monday - Friday 7.30am- 6.00pm on a rota basis

    Total hours per week: 41.25

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    20 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available


  • You will be working in the setting dealing with a variety of children – from babies and toddlers to 3 and 4 year olds.
  • You will be trained to a high standard in all duties required of you involving keeping the children safe and enhancing their learning/play.
  • You will be supported throughout your training and treated as a valuable member of staff. 
  • Ensuring safety of children at all times.
  • Supporting development through play.
  • Preparing and feeding children.
  • Keeping the nursery clean.
  • The role will include working as part of a team.
  • Learning how to plan and resource children's activities.
  • Understanding and implementing the EYFS, observing and recording children's achievements.

We operate a Equal Opportunities Policy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children there for the successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Willing to work in a team or use their initiative.
  • Follow instruction.
  • Have a genuine interest in working with children and planning to meet their individual needs to ensure that each child reaches their full potential.
  • Able to converse with children and adults.

Personal qualities

  • Clean, tidy, reliable, punctual and honest.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE English (or equivalent) A*-C desirable but not essential.

Future prospects

To further develop their knowledge and understanding of childcare and development by progressing through to level 3 or further.

About the employer

Day Care, Preschool Education, Nursery School, Children's Centre, Child Private Nursery, Services, Childcare


Barnabas House Private Nursery


Watery Lane



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Training provider

  • Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce
  • Functional Skills English L1 (unless exemptions apply)
  • Functional Skills Maths L1 (unless exemptions apply)

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Progress To Excellence Ltd


Angela Fox 0151 650 6933

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Closing date: 24 Oct 2017