Child Care Apprentice BAMBINOS LIMITED

Bambinos Childcare Centres have been operating in Plymouth since 1994, and are looking to recruit 3 child care apprentices to join the team in their Plymstock branch. You will be expected to work within the team to ensure the smooth day to day organisation and safety of all children.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

    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-Friday between the hours of 7.30am - 6.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 May 2024

  • Date posted

    24 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000194219

  • Positions

    3 available

What you will do in your working day

  • You will be expected to work within the team to ensure the smooth day to day organisation and safety of all children
  • The successful apprentice must have excellent observation and communication skills and will play an active part in the development of the children in their care
  • You will also be a key worker to a group of children where you will play a big part in their development and overall learning journey
  • You will help children to understand and demonstrate good health, hygiene and personal habits during meal times, rest periods and bathroom use, and model excellence whilst you assist in serving snacks and refreshments to children
  • You must also be a great team player and have excellent standards of personal hygiene and appearance, be reliable and model positive behaviour at all times

The training you will be getting

The Apprenticeship in Child Care includes:

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Standard

Most aspects of the qualification and training will be delivered at your workplace where you will be supported throughout your training by your employer.

You will have regular visits every 6 to 12 weeks from your designated assessor who will help you, and monitor your progression throughout your apprenticeship.

As an additional qualification you will also achieve Emergency and Paediatric First Aid, and a Health and Safety Certificate, along with Internet Safety and Safeguarding and Functional Skills (if required).

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • On completion of your Level 2 qualification, you will have the opportunity to progress onto the Level 3 apprenticeship
  • The employer is very committed to staff development and training, and to assist the successful apprentice to progress through all their training, with a view to future employment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade A*-C (9-4)) Desired

About the employer

Bambinos childcare centres have been operating in Plymouth since 1994, they now have sites in Mutley, Plymstock, Woolwell and Tavistock. Each Bambinos site offers superb natural environments both indoors and out, where children learn and thrive. Past Apprentices The nursery has recently employed an apprentice through Skills Group and are now looking for further apprentices to extend their highly professional team.

Employer

BAMBINOS LIMITED

Address

111 Church Road

Plymstock

Plymouth

PL9 9AY

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Training

Training provider

SKILLS TO GROUP LIMITED

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


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