Coronavirus (COVID-19): to find out how we can support you with your apprenticeship including if you have been affected by redundancy, read our updated information.

Childcare Apprentice JUICE NURSERIES LTD

We are looking for enthusiastic, hard working individuals, interested in a career in early years to join our outstanding team. Your main responsibilities will be to ensure the highest standards of care, whilst supporting each individual child's learning & development, to ensure that they have the very best start in life.

Sign in to apply

Closing date: 30 Nov 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay rates subject to age & experience (£14,250k minimum) All staff are eligible for the following: Annual Performance Related Bonus Bi-monthly Attendance Bonus Long Service Awards Staff Member of the Month Interest-free loans Pension Scheme

  • Working week

    4 days a week from 7.30am-6pm* 1 hour each day for lunch (unpaid) and an additional 15 minute (paid) break *Hours based on candidate being over the age of 18

    Total hours per week: 38

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    02 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties will include:

  • Developing close relationships with the children in your care, to support their learning and development and individual needs
  • Striving to create a safe and inviting learning environment for the children to enjoy
  • following Juice Nursery policies and procedures, in line with EYFS & Ofsted expectations
  • working in partnership with parents to ensure that children receive the best start in life

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

  • Our Childcare Apprentices work full time at Juice Nursery however are enrolled with South Trafford College to do an Early Years Educator, Level 3 qualification
  • They are assigned a Tutor from the college, who will come in to the setting to meet with apprentices on a regular basis, to set assignments and carry out observations
  • In addition to this, Childcare Apprentices are expected to complete mandatory training including Paediatric First Aid, Health & Safety, Food Hygiene and Child Protection

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Once qualifications are achieved an apprentice will become a Childcare Worker
  • With further training and experience, staff can progress through to Senior, and potentially Room Leader
  • Additional training is provided to support individual's interests, such as enhanced Safeguarding training, SENCO, training related to working with a specific age group etc
  • Staff are also supported if they would like to progress to higher level qualifications, Level 4 and above
  • In addition to formal positions within the rooms, staff are also encouraged to take on additional 'Champion' roles, such as Wellbeing Champion, Communication Champion, Accident Prevention Champion etc with support provided should additional training be required in order for them to carry out such a role effectively

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, Physical fitness, Desire to have fun, Passion for childcare, Friendly


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Desired

Things to consider

Working in an early years setting is a physically demanding role, which includes bending as well as lifting.

About the employer

Juice is a based in the heart of Altrincham. We are a privately owned, single site setting and love the fact that therefore we are masters of our own destiny! We are a large nursery, with a staff of 34 and can take upto 80 children a day, across our 5 rooms. We hold a variety of accreditations and awards, including the NDNA's Staff Wellbeing Award, Millie's Mark and Princess Royal Training Award.





Market Street


WA14 1PF


Sarah Leary

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

Before you apply

Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you'll need to sign in.