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Apprentice Nursery Nurse

Scarlett Heights Day Nursery
A great opportunity for an apprentice to join out busy team. Reporting to the Nursery Manager / Deputy Nursery Manager the apprentice will be trained to fulfil the same post as a Nursery Practitioner and assist in providing a safe, secure and home like environment for children aged 0-5 years.

Scarlett Heights Day Nursery - Employer

Our aim is to provide high quality childcare in a setting where children are excited to come each day. Equally important is to provide you, as parents, with a setting where you feel happy to leave your child, knowing that they are safe, valued and well looked after by a highly qualified staff team.



12 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 156.00
Scarlett Heights Day Nursery

Detailed Job Description

  • Support the Manager in fulfilling the aims and objectives of the Nursery in the organisation and provision of high standards of childcare and education for the children in a safe, caring environment that enables their emotional, social and educational development through individual attention and group activities.
  • Contribute towards the provision of a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children placed in the Nursery by learning to maintain a constant awareness of the needs of thechildren and recognising where help can be most utilised
  • Attend meetings with mentor and/or NVQ assessor and ensure assignments are completed on time
  • Liaise with parents, other family members and staff as required in ensuring that the particular needs of children are met and that parental choice is considered in terms of care given
  • Participate in a programme of activities suitable to the age range and stage of development of the children
  • Develop an understanding of how the role of “key-worker” operates and assist in keeping a full and appropriate record of achievement file for parents on assigned key children
  • Encourage a cooperative and harmonious working environment by developing a teamwork approach through supporting colleagues in the implementation of day to day working practices.
  • Under supervision, provide all aspects of care for children including, washing, changing and feeding.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

No formal qualifications

Skills required

  • Understand Health & Safety
  • Safeguarding understanding
  • Able to work on own initiative

Personal Qualities

  • Caring
  • Organised
  • Keen to Learn
  • Passion for working in childcare

What does a typical placement look like

  • Understand Health & Safety
  • Safeguarding understanding
  • Able to work on own initiative

What you should wear

No formal qualifications

Future prospects

Options to continue your apprenticeship training on successful completion of Level 2 and progress to Level 3 in your Apprenticeship Training and continue in employment with the Nursery.

Additional Information

Training provided

  • Level 2 Children’s & Young Peoples Workforce Apprenticeship
  • Maths, English and ICT Level 2
  • Internal Training from Senior Staff and Noodle Training

Working week - 40 hours Monday to Friday TBC

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:95018)
Progress to Excellence Ltd


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