Apprentice Nursery Nurse - Bradwell Common, Milton Keynes

CHILDBASE PARTNERSHIP LIMITED

Milton Keynes, MK13 8RD

Closes on Wednesday 4 September

Posted on 26 June 2024


Summary

Would you like to join a company that has topped the UK ‘Best Companies to Work For’ lists for 15 years, as well as been rated ‘World Class’ for its respect and support of colleagues, and ‘Climate Positive’ for its environmental achievements? We have an opportunity for an Apprentice Nursery Nurse to join us at our Hampstead Gate Day Nursery.

Annual wage
£16,136.25 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Early years educator (level 3)
Hours
Varied shifts between the hours of 7.15am - 6.30pm, Monday - Friday.

37 hours a week

Possible start date

Friday 4 October

Duration

1 Year 6 Months

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • We are offering the Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification.
  • The apprenticeship will last 12-20 months.  You will have time each week to complete some of your coursework in your working hours and the rest you will complete at home.
  • You will attend monthly training sessions at our Head Office in Newport Pagnell. 
  • If you don’t hold GCSEs at grade 4 or above in English and Maths, you will complete Functional Skills qualifications too.
  • Paediatric First Aid qualification.

Where you’ll work

1 Eelbrook Avenue

Bradwell Common

Milton Keynes

MK13 8RD

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

CHILDBASE PARTNERSHIP LIMITED

Your training course

Early years educator (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Recognise when a child or a colleague is in danger or at risk of abuse and act to protect them in line with safeguarding policy and procedure.
  • Apply legislation, policy and procedure to protect the health, safety and wellbeing of children in the setting (for example, food safety, diets, starting solid food, allergies, COSHH, and accidents, injuries, and emergencies).
  • Apply the principles of risk assessment and risk management within documentation and practice.
  • Teach children to develop skills to manage risk and maintain their own and others safety.
  • Use a range of communication methods, including technology, with other professionals to meet the individual needs of the child.
  • Develop and maintain effective professional, collaborative relationships with others involved in the education and care of the child.
  • Undertake the role and responsibilities of key person.
  • Recognise and apply theories of attachment to develop effective relationships with children.
  • Provide sensitive and respectful personal care for children from birth to 5 years.
  • Advocate for all children’s needs, including children which require SEND or EAL support.
  • Promote and facilitate children’s interpersonal communication to develop their social interactions and relationships.
  • Support children to develop a positive sense of their own identity and culture.
  • Support children to understand and respond to their emotions and make considered choices about their behaviours.
  • Assess the responsiveness of the environment for effective child-centred experiences in line with curriculum requirements.
  • Create inclusive, child-centred, dynamic, innovative, and evolving physical environments both indoors and outdoors.
  • Create inclusive and supportive emotional environment that enables the child to feel safe, secure, respected and experience a sense of wellbeing; maintaining and prioritising the individual child’s voice.
  • Apply strategies that support children’s ability to manage change, transition, and significant events.
  • Analyse observation evidence to assess and plan holistic individual learning based on a comprehensive understanding of the child’s needs and interests.
  • Facilitate and support child-centred opportunities and experiences based on the setting's curriculum and pedagogy.
  • Provide adult led opportunities and experience based on the setting's curriculum and pedagogy.
  • Use reflection to develop themselves both professionally and personally.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade C/4 or above)
    • Maths (grade C/4 or above)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • Team working
    • Non judgemental
    • Patience

    About this company

    Childbase Partnership, delivering childcare excellence since 1989. Rated ‘World Class’ by Best Companies and a European Business Award winner, the employee-owned Childbase Partnership is on a mission to give children the best possible start in life. That means a commitment to continuously redefine excellence in every area of operation from imaginative, state of the art, age-appropriate play and learning spaces in nurseries to the award-winning training programmes for its early years professionals. A top UK workplace for over a decade, every Childbase Partnership colleague is an employee-owner, invested in ensuring that each and every child in their care is happy, confident and ready to realise their full potential.

    https://childbasepartnership.com (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • Upon completion, you will have the opportunity to apply for Qualified Nursery Nurse roles within our partnership.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    CHILDBASE PARTNERSHIP LIMITED

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000260750.

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    Closes on Wednesday 4 September

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