Childcare Apprenticeship Happy Hearts Nursery

We are currently recruiting for a Childcare Apprentice to join Happy Hearts Nursery based in Bournemouth. This is an exciting opportunity to complete a Level 2 apprenticeship with a local nursery.

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Closing date: 22 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00

    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

    30hrs per week, Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    27 Feb 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001176400

  • Positions

    1 available

We are currently recruiting for a Childcare Apprentice to join Happy Hearts Nursery based in Bournemouth. This is an exciting opportunity to complete a Level 2 apprenticeship with a local nursery. 

Happy Hearts is a 30 place nursery based in Southbourne, operating with 3 different rooms; Baby unit, Toddler room and Pre-school with approximately 10 members of staff. 

We are looking for someone who is passionate and enthusiastic about childcare, and starting a career where you will have a good support network, and career development. 

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Work as part of a team 
  • Gain as much practical experience as possible throughout the apprenticeship 
  • Contribute to a high quality caring environment 
  • Creating a warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally 
  • Assist with setting up different activities for the children 
  • Change nappies 
  • Prepare snacks 
  • Cleaning within the setting 


Essential skills/qualifications: 

  • Clear DBS 
  • Must be willing to undertake training to gain Level 2 in Childcare 
  • GCSE grade C or above in English & Maths, or equivalent 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player but able to work on your own

Personal qualities

  • Friendly
  • Caring
  • Outgoing

Qualifications required

GCSE grade C or above in English & Maths, or equivalent.

Future prospects

Progress to a Level 3 qualification in childcare.

Things to consider

Must be able to get to and from the nursery.

About the employer

Happy Hearts is a 30 place nursery based in Southbourne, operating with 3 different rooms; Baby unit, Toddler room and Pre-school with approximately 10 members of staff.

Employer

Happy Hearts Nursery

Address

11 Kimberley Road

Bournemouth

BH6 5EX

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Training provider

  • Level 2 in Children & Young People's Workforce
  • Functional Skills in English, Maths & ICT

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

ASPIRE TRAINING TEAM LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aspire Training Team Limited


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Closing date: 22 Sep 2017