Apprentice Nursery Nurse Daisies Day Nursery

An Apprentice Nursery Nurse is required assisting with the operation of the nursery facility under the direction of the Management Team. You will be maintaining excellent liaison and communication with other staff, parents and children and assisting in ensuring the health and safety of all who enter the nursery..

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Closing date: 19 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

    30-40 HOURS PER WEEK, Monday to Friday, hours to be agreed at interview

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    26 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Following appropriate policies, procedures and systems ensuring the educational, social, physical, emotional, health and welfare needs of the children are met at all times
  • To become involved in children’s activities so as to stimulate and extend their learning following the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum (E.Y.F.S)
  • To demonstrate sensitivity toward children and families within the facility
  • Providing an environment that is safe, stimulating and challenging.Ensuring compliance with ‘The Children Act 2004’ and the ‘Childcare Act 2006’
  • Assisting in the admission and induction of new children
  • Assisting in the maintenance of all necessary records to meet internal, E.Y.D.C.P and Ofsted requirements
  • To take an active role in the promotion of excellent health and safety practices
  • To respond effectively to any health and safety issues that may arise, and report any necessary matters
  • To participate in training and meetings as requested by the Management Team
  • Performing any other duties commensurate with the general nature of the position requested by the Management Team

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Team Player
  • Motivated
  • Eager to Learn New Skills
  • Able to Take Direction

Personal qualities

  • Trustworthy
  • Presentable
  • Punctual
  • Friendly

Qualifications required

Required education:

  • Secondary education

Required experience:

  • Childcare: 1 year

Future prospects

For the successful candidate there is the possibility of ongoing employment upon completion of the relevant qualification

Things to consider

From 1st October 2016 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.40 per hour. From April 2017 this rises to £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Daisies objective is to provide a high standard of individualised care for your child. All children will enjoy a clean, smoke free environment and be treated with care, dignity, respect and sensitivity to meet their individual needs. Challenging activities will be provided to foster each child’s natural curiosity and problem solving abilities. In order to achieve this, Daisies considers its management team and employees to be the key ingredient in the delivery of a quality service and believe the future success of the setting is dependent upon it delivering a skilled and educated workforce. To assist in this superior quality care, Daisies has developed a comprehensive Operational Manual which is available to view. In addition regular quality assurance audit tools are accessed to aid the delivery of our unique service and regular meetings are held with parents and other professionals to enable us to reflect on our practice.


Daisies Day Nursery


Gedling House

Wood Lane




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Training provider

You will complete either:

(Q.C.F) Diploma in Children & Young Peoples Workforce Level 2(12 month duration)


Children's Learning & Development E.Y.E. Level 3 (15 month Duration)

Previous experience is desirable but full training is provided

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Eden Training Solutions Limited


Sally Baldwin 01709889868

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Closing date: 19 Oct 2017