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Nursery Apprentice Daisy Chain Nursery

Are you looking to train in childcare? Friendly, local nursery (part of a small chain) in Basingstoke is looking for L2 (or L3) Nursery Apprentice to join their team.

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Closing date: 11 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday; Shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000086000

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As a nursery apprentice, you will contribute to a high quality caring environment for children.

This includes:

  • Creating warm, friendly, and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially, and educationally
  • Under supervision you will provide all aspects of care for children including washing, changing, and feeding
  • Acting as key worker to a small group of children and recording observations and planning for them
  • Assisting with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children
  • Completing work to desired timeframe for Showcase Training tutor
  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
  • Being aware of the nurseries policies and procedures and ensure they are adhered to

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • NCFE/CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
  • Functional Skills: English and Maths at level 1 minimum (unless exempt)
  • End Point Assessment
  • Training completed via work based visits at the nursery and 4 hour study time provided for coursework
  • If the chosen candidate has a valid L2 Childcare qualification or sufficient experience in childcare, the L3 Standard will be offered on an 18 month basis

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Upon completing your apprenticeship, you may be offered a full-time position and additional training

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or C and above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or C and above) Desired
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Early Years (Grade Pass) Desired

Things to consider

Please check that you can travel to this employer on a daily basis before applying.

About the employer

Daisy Chain Nursery is a part of a small local chain of nurseries that cater for children from 2 months to 5 years.

Employer

Daisy Chain Nursery

Address

Carpenters Down

Basingstoke

RG24 9AE

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Training

Training provider

SHOWCASE TRAINING LTD

Contact

James Sproat

james.sproat@showcasetraining.co.uk

07715658042

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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