Nursery Nurse Apprentice HUCKNALL DAY NURSERY LTD

Contributing to a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for all children in the nursery, you'll ensure all children are safeguarded and their welfare and safety is promoted. You'll work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, learn and develop.

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

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Closing date: 19 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    Working 8 hours between the hours of 8am and 6pm, Monday to Friday.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    12 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Prepare and complete activities to suit each individual child's stage of development and interests
  • Ensure meal times are a time of pleasant social sharing
  • Wash and change children, ensuring hygiene levels maintained
  • Ensure a poorly child is kept calm, warm, and management notified
  • Develop and maintain strong partnerships with parents/carers
  • Ensure the provision of a high-quality environment to meet the needs of individual children

The training you will be getting

Early Years Practitioner Standard Level 2 will be delivered via monthly Tutor led workshops (a combination of face to face and live, virtual 3 – 2 sessions) self-led study and blending learning and development activities, all, within the workplace.

Functional skills if required.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

After successful completion of your level 2 qualification, it is likely that you will be given the opportunity to remain part of the nursery team and potentially work toward your Level 3 Early Years Educator.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Your application via The Government Apprenticeship website, is the 1st stage of CT Skills’ (Training Provider) Apprenticeship Application Process. If your application is shown as ‘successful’ this means that you have passed the first stage of our application process and will receive an email requesting your latest CV from a member of our recruitment team. You will need to check your emails and junk/spam folder for this. Once we have received your CV, you will be contacted by a member of our team to take your application further.

About the employer

Hucknall Day Nursery, is a family run business, established over 30 years ago, and provides a safe, caring and supportive environment for children from 0 to 4 years of age. With dedicated age based rooms, including the Baby Room, and Pre School Learning Room, it provides dedicated care and learning to meet children’s needs. Hucknall Day Nursery is owned and managed by Laura Woodman, Nursery Manager. It employs 23 staff in total, and cares for 86 children.







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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

Employer's Application Instructions

Please complete the application form and of course attach your CV. This will give us the best chance of being able to contact you. Your CV should be a word document or pdf that we will be able to edit if we decide to take your application further- not an image.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 19 Apr 2024