Childcare Apprenticeship Rainbow Day Nursery

Rainbow Day Nursery based in Lymm are looking to take on an enthusiastic Childcare Apprentice in the busy nursery. Full Training to be provided.

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Closing date: 30 Nov 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

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Dec 2017

  • Date posted

    02 Dec 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Rainbow Day Nursery based in Lymm are looking to take on an enthusiastic Childcare Apprentice in the busy nursery.
Full Training to be provided.
To work as an apprentice nursery assistant in a children's day nursery.

  • Working with children under 5 in their earliest years. To help ensure the safety and security of children in the setting whilst promoting the children's learning and enjoyment through planned play experiences.
  • The role will include supporting children's care routines such as meal and sleep times, helping to prepare, carry out and clear away a wide range of childcare activities from outdoor play to creative activities and reading stories.
  • To supervise and support children's play extending their interests ensuring they feel safe and secure at all times.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Committed
  • Enthusiastic
  • Reliable
  • Able to communicate well with children and adults
  • Able to work as an effective team member

Personal qualities

  • Caring
  • Nurturing
  • Patient
  • Good communication skills

Qualifications required

  • No formal qualifications required.

Future prospects

  • To become a qualified nursery assistant.

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About the employer

At Rainbow Day Nursery, Lymm, we pride ourselves on having the right balance of mature and younger Senior Officers, Nursery Officers and Nursery Assistants. Our Senior members of staff have been with us for numerous years and have extensive qualifications and experience of working with young children.

All Staff Members are trained in the implementation of the Early Years Foundation Stage, which is the framework which all childcare settings follow up to School Reception age.


Rainbow Day Nursery


28 Church Road


WA13 0QQ

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce
  • Functional Skills Application of Number & Communication Level 1
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Full on the job training

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Total People Ltd

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Closing date: 30 Nov 2017