Apprentice Nursery Nurse Your Nursery Limited

Working in this wonderful nursery setting, you will have the opportunity to learn first hand all about Childcare and also gain your Level 2 qualification at the same time.

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Closing date: 29 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. Exact days to be discussed.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    02 Oct 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

  • Good time keeping.
  • Ability to use initiative.
  • Ability to carry out tasks with little supervision.
  • Work as part of a team as well as independently.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ideally you will have some employment experience, within a Nursery would be advantageous.

Personal qualities

  • Motivated.
  • Reliable.
  • Mature attitude.
  • Hardworking.
  • Keen interest in career in Childcare.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE or equivalent in Maths and English grade E and above.

Future prospects

• You could progress to a Level 3 Apprenticeship.

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

Your Nursery is a fantastic Nursery based in Openshawe. We offer activities and routines that are planned to enable the individual needs of the children to be met, within ‘The Early Years Register’ for the care of babies and children aged 0 – 5 years old, including The Early Years Foundation Stage.


Your Nursery Limited



Seymour Road South


M11 4PS

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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 in Children and Young People’s Workforce 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


Laura Vose

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Closing date: 29 Oct 2017