Apprentice Nursery Nurse The Secret Garden Day Nursery

Apprentice Nursery Nurse required, caring for and providing stimulating activities for all children. Cleaning duties.

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Closing date: 23 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, hours & start times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    25 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • The implementation of policy
  • Caring for all children
  • Safeguarding of the setting and environment
  • Welcoming of parents, children and visitors
  • In addition to this you will be setting up activities to deliver to the children and assisting with meal  and nap times

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Clear communication skills
  • A drive to provide outstanding care for children
  • Able to use own initiative

Personal qualities

  • Must be caring
  • Friendly
  • Patient
  • Responsible
  • Good time keeping and a great team player
  • Must have a keen interest to undertake the CYPW Level 2 Apprenticeship

Qualifications required

  • Successful applicants must have GCSE grade C+ or equivalent in Mathematics and English

Future prospects

Successful applicant may be able to progress on to the level 3 advanced Apprenticeship.

About the employer

Private day nursery based in West Bridgford. The nursery is a family business owned by mother and daughter team Sylvia and Julie who believe in being actively involved in the day to day running of the Secret Garden. We took over the nursery in 2005 and have made significant changes and improvements to the facilities and service we offer. Our determination to provide the very best standards of care are reflected in our most recent Ofsted report. We pride ourselves on the excellent quality of childcare provided by our team of highly qualified staff, whose dedicated and enthusiastic approach ensures that we have a nursery full of safe happy children.


The Secret Garden Day Nursery



Musters Road



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Training provider

  • Children and Young People's Workforce qualification at Level 2
  • Functional Skills in Mathematics, English and ICT at level 1
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities Workbook

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Access Training


Zoe Hayes 01159596720

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Closing date: 23 Oct 2017