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Apprentice Nursery Nurse

Cuerden Independent Nursery School
A great opportunity for an apprentice to join our team, you will be trained to undertake same responsibilities as a Nursery Nurse or Nursery Assistant. You will contribute to a high quality caring environment for children. This includes creating a warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally through individual attention and group activities.

Cuerden Independent Nursery School - Employer

Independent Nursery



12 months

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Job Summary

GBP 148.00
New Vacancy
Cuerden Independent Nursery School

Detailed Job Description

Responsible to - Mentor/Nursery Manager/Supervisor

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To attend team meetings and input ideas
  • Under supervision to provide all aspects of care for children including washing, changing and feeding;
  • Assist with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children
  • To provide adult interaction with children in the Nursery and support all children in developing independence skills throughout the nursery;
  • To be aware of the Nursery’s confidentiality policy.

Team Work

  • Support all staff and engage in a good staff team;
  • to attend out of working hours activities, eg training, staff meetings, parents evenings, stay & play sessions, Christmas party, etc.


  • Contribute to good standards of hygiene and cleanliness in the Nursery;
  • To undertake such other duties and responsibilities of an equivalent nature, as may be determined by the trainee’s supervisor from time to time;
  • The trainee’s duties must always be carried out in compliance with the Nursery’s Equal Opportunities policy
  • Look upon the Nursery as a "whole" where your help can be most utilised, be constantly aware of the needs of children
  • To respect the confidentiality of information received
  • To ensure the Nursery is a high quality environment which meets the needs of individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds, and stages of development
  • To be aware of the high profile of the Nursery and to uphold it's standards at all times
  • To be aware of all emergency and fire evacuation procedures
  • To be aware of sections 7 & 8 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • To understand that as part of training you will be required to move to other parts of the Nursery;
  • To be aware of & follow all policies & procedures associated with the nursery.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

No formal qualifications required

Skills required

  • Enjoy working with Children
  • Responsible with good work ethic
  • Keen to progress within Childcare field
  • Team worker

Personal Qualities

  • Good timekeeping,
  • reliable and punctual
  • Attention to detail
  • smartly presented

Future prospects

If commencing on Level 2 Training you will complete Children’s and Young Peoples Workforce Level 2 and progress to Level 3 Children’s Workforce Development Early Years .If commencing on Level 3 Apprentice you will train in Children’s and Workforce Development( Early Years) Level 3 and on completion of the apprenticeship you will have the opportunity to continue in your role and progress into bigger Childcare settings with the school.

Additional Information

Training provided

You will receive work based learning focused training in the workplace and be supported by Senior Staff to develop and learn how to support Children and Young Peoples development and working in young people settings.

CYPW Level 2

Functional skills Maths level 1 (if applicable)

Functional skills English level 1 (if applicable)

Monday - Friday hours to be confirmed

Progress to Excellence Ltd - Learning Provider

Progress to Excellence Ltd is a national training provider offering apprenticeships and commercial training throughout England. They offer qualifications in sectors including childcare, dental nursing, health and social care, customer service and business administration. Progress to Excellence Ltd is an Ofsted graded 'Good' training provider who works with over 1,000 employers and 3,000 learners. 

For more information about this vacancy please contact Progress to Excellence Ltd on 0151 650 6933 or email: (Ref ID:94249)
Progress to Excellence Ltd

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