Apprentice Childcare Assistant Kelton Nursery

If you are passionate about working with children and would you like to help children learn and develop the essential skills needed in life. Then this could be a wonderful opportunity for the right person to work in a busy nursery, set in beautiful surroundings

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Closing date: 18 Sep 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

    35 hours Monday-Friday

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Dec 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

To work along side Nursery Practitioners and assistants whilst contributing to the delivery of quality childcare provision.  

To help support the provision to be an  inclusive, secure learning environment for young children. 

To maintain effective relationships with parents, carers and staff in order to meet the needs of children and contribute to the assessment of children's needs and care to support their development.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to work well with others and carry out tasks under supervision.
  • To have an ability to communicate effectively.
  • To have experience working within a childcare setting.

Personal qualities

  • To be patient, kind, reliable and willing to participate in training and development.
  • To be able to communicate with children, staff, parents and carers.


Qualifications required

Grade C and above in English and Maths or equivalent (functional skills).

Future prospects

This Nursery offers opportunities for full time employment for the right candidates.

Things to consider

This is busy and demanding role yet it is extremely rewarding for those who wish to pursue a career in childcare. 

About the employer

Kelton House Nursery is a busy nursery based in the South end of Liverpool. Kelton Nursery offer a range of services to meet the needs of a busy family, including Holiday and After School care. They provide high quality childcare and education to children aged between 6 weeks and 5 years in a warm and safe environment for 51 weeks of the year.


Kelton Nursery


Park Avenue

Mossley Hill


L18 8BT

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Training provider

Training will be provided by North West Community Services. Successful applicants will be supported and guided through the Level 2 Children and Young People's Workforce qualification, as well as support in English, Maths and ICT for those who may need it (Functional Skills).


Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by North West Community Services (Merseyside) Ltd


Shirley Ashcroft

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Closing date: 18 Sep 2017