Apprentice Nursery Practitioner LIFELINE COMMUNITY PROJECTS
Be trained to achieve the position of a Nursery Practitioner and to assist in all areas of daily tasks. Contribute to a high quality caring environment for children, creating a warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally through individual attention and group activities.
Closing date: 15 Sep 2017
Total hours per week: 40.00
Possible start date
19 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2016
Advanced Level Apprenticeship
- Receive in-house training with online course work and regular supervisions from a nominated training provider, attending college where applicable. Apprenticeships are for one year and all work, including Level 2 Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT (unless the candidate holds GCSE in these subjects grade C or above) are expected to be completed within this time frame.
- Attend team meetings and all out of hours activities.
- Support all staff and engage in the team.
- Under supervision provide all aspects of care for children including washing, changing and feeding.
- Assist with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children.
- Ensure the provision of a high quality environment to meet the needs of individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds and stages of development.
- Keep rooms clean and tidy and ensure children’s folders are kept up to date.
- Provide adult interaction with children in the nursery and offer stimulating and varied activities.
- Be aware of the Nursery’s policies and procedures drawing particular attention to confidentiality and safeguarding.
- Contribute to good standards of hygiene and cleanliness in the nursery.
- Undertake such other duties and responsibilities of an equivalent nature as may be determined by the trainee’s supervisor from time to time.
- Understand that as part of the training you may be required to move to other parts of the nursery.
Requirements and prospects
- Good IT skills with direct experience of Microsoft Office packages including Word, Excel and Outlook.
- Be able to work independently using your own initiative as well as within a team.
- Ability to identify and deal with problems and to know when to refer on.
- Excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to prioritise tasks and work under pressure to meet deadlines.
- Ability to communicate clearly and simply both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to demonstrate verbal reasoning and listening skills.
- Ability to work with people from a wide range of backgrounds and organisations.
- NNEB / CACHE, BTEC or NVQ in Childcare at Level 2
About the employer
LIFELINE COMMUNITY PROJECTS
Training will be provided by Training Associates, providing the successful apprentice with an NVQ level 3 in Childcare.
Children and Young People's Workforce
Training Associates (Surrey)
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Closing date: 15 Sep 2017