Apprentice Nursery Nurse Level 3 - Beaconsfield First Place Nurseries Ltd

This is a fantastic opportunity to come and work for a small, friendly company offering competitive wages and lots of benefits like your birthday day off, health assured programme and 2 paid weeks off over Christmas! You will be ensuring all children attending First Place receive high-quality care, are kept safe and have planned and stimulating environment.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 01 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40

    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 (TBC) various shifts.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    01 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000227404

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

First Place Nurseries provide a stimulating, happy and nurturing environment where children are encouraged to reach their full potential through learning and play.
They are looking for apprentices to join their team across multiple sites, a great opportunity to develop for the right candidate, as you will be nurtured and supported every step of the way.
Personal Responsibilities
•Provide high quality care and activities for the children and to recognise both individual and group requirements in a secure, safe and stimulating environment.
•Ensure you are familiar with the essential policies and procedures and employee handbook, especially safeguarding children, Prevent, whistleblowing, equal opportunities, behaviour management and health and safety. You will be provided with a copy of the nursery’s essential policies and procedures and employee handbook.
•Work in partnership with early years professionals, for example Health Visitors and SEN services plus more...

The training you will be getting

Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. First Place Nursery will provide you with all of the on-the-job training you need to up-skill in your role, and your 20% off-the-job learning will be incorporated as part of your working day.

You will be working towards the Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

• Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours

• Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Educator

• Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid or Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid

• Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)

This will be delivered through First Place Nursery’s dedicated training provider, Realise. Realise is an established training provider that’s enjoying an exciting period of growth following a management buyout and rebrand in late 2020.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

To continue with professional development within the early years sector.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

Other Basic Maths (Grade n/a) Desired
Other Standard English (Grade n/a) Desired

Things to consider

“We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff, contractors and volunteers to share this commitment”.

About the employer

We are a small, friendly company with three nurseries in Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire. Since 2005 when we first opened our doors, we have strived to give the children in our care the best possible start. We recognise that in order to do that we need to recruit the best possible staff. You are our greatest asset and from the day you start your journey with us you will be nurtured and supported every step of the way through your induction.

Employer

First Place Nurseries Ltd

Address

Gorell Road

Wilton Park, Beaconsfield,

HP9 2WH

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Training

Training provider

REALISE LEARNING AND EMPLOYMENT 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 educator

Level 3 (A level)

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


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Mar 2024