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Blossoms Day Nursery
Start your childcare career with a day nursery that is rated as Good by Ofsted. Train and gain qualifications while being paid with this superb apprenticeship. Are you passionate about caring for children? This is the apprenticeship for you!

Blossoms Day Nursery - Employer

The place where children laugh, learn and bloom – in every way, every day! Family owned and run since 1994, we welcome, teach and care for children aged 6 weeks to 5 years. Our aim is to help all children feel secure, valued and loved whilst working in partnership with parents to help the children realise their full potential.

Blossoms Day Nursery


12-15 months

This position is now closed and no additional applications are being taken. If you have any questions please contact the provider who is managing the position.

Job Summary

GBP 164.00
Blossoms Day Nursery

Detailed Job Description

Start your childcare career with a day nursery that is rated as Good by Ofsted.

Train and gain qualifications while being paid with this amazing apprenticeship opportunity. While completing your childcare apprenticeship, your day to day duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Care and education of 0 - 5 year old children.
  • Providing activities for children.
  • Promoting independence.
  • Supervise at mealtimes, play times and nap times.

The working week is 40 hours per week and will consist of shifts.

Application process:

Step 1: APPLY - to confirm eligibility we will ask you to complete a second application stage

Step 2: ASSESSMENT - We ask you to complete some short online assessments

Step 3: EMPLOYER - Your CV is sent to the employer for consideration

Step 4: INTERVIEW – If you are selected by the employer for interview we will contact you to arrange dates and times

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

Level 2 in childcare must already be obtained.

Skills required

  • Understanding of strict confidentiality
  • Ability to adapt and work in constantly changing environments
  • Professional manner at all times

Personal Qualities

  • Motivated
  • Good communicator
  • Able to use initiative
  • Genuine interest in childcare

Future prospects

Full time employment will be offered on completion.

Additional Information

Training provided

PARAGON SKILLS have the ENERGY & EXPERIENCE to give you the EDGE in kick starting your career. Our Learning and Development Coaches will deliver outstanding teaching and learning to help ENERGISE you to complete your apprenticeship training and leave you confident to EXECUTE tasks to the highest standard.

Paragon will provide the training for this apprenticeship within your company’s site therefore there is no need for you to attend an outside training facility at any time.

On completion of this apprenticeship you will receive:

  • Diploma Level 2 in Childcare
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English & ICT
  • Employment Rights & Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills.

The current Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW) is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. PLEASE NOTE – candidates who meet the employer’s criteria will be put forward for interview as soon as possible, this means that the vacancy could be filled before the advertised closing date. Please apply today to avoid disappointment.

Paragon Skills - Learning Provider

Paragon Skills is one of the top 10 national training providers in the UK. We currently hold a Grade 2 “Good” Ofsted rating and are on a journey to Outstanding. We deliver Apprenticeships and a complimentary range of accredited work based programmes of learning for the services, Marine and automotive sectors.  97% of our apprentices would recommend us to a friend.  

Paragon Skills currently inspires over 3000 learners and supports 1500 employers in achieving their goals

For more information about this vacancy please contact Paragon Skills on 02392 006334 or email: (Ref ID:82017)
Paragon Skills


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