Apprentice Nursery Nurse Castle Top Private Day Nursery

This is a great opportunity to train and work as a nursery nurse within an established nursery. Undertaking a nationally recognised qualification in childcare, supported by a great team and manager.

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Closing date: 20 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


    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    20 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Your duties will include:

  • Ensuring safety of children 0-5yrs on a daily basis
  • Play activities with children
  • Aiding with feeding and changing children where applicable
  • Developing activities that aid child development
  • Reporting to Management any issues with children
  • Safeguarding
  • Adhering to all company policies and procedures

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Reliability is essential and ability to work as part of a team  in a busy environment, flexibility and able to work to strict policies and procedures.

Personal qualities

  • Caring,
  • Excellent time keeper,
  • Reliable 
  • Engaging.

Qualifications required

Maths and English E and above or equivalent

Future prospects

Progression on to Level 3 for the right candidate.

Things to consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

This is a well-established nursery with a very experienced team in Mosseley Manchester. Castle top Private nursery offers extensive fun filled activities and daytime fun for all its children and comes with an excellent reputation in the childcare and play work sector.


Castle Top Private Day Nursery


Roaches Industrial Estate

Manchester Road



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Training provider

Interserve Learning and Employment will provide an Intermediate Apprenticeship that will include Functional Skills if applicable and a Technical Certificate through regular 1-2-1 visits.

80% of the training provided will be in work and 20% will be off the job training.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Interserve Learning & Employment


Bev Harmstone

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2017