Child Care Assistant.

Pinfold Road Nursery Ltd Streatham, London

A great opportunity to progress your career in Childcare with this Bespoke Day-Care and Preschool for children aged 3 months to 5 years old in Streatham!

Apprenticeships > Level 3 (Advanced) Apprenticeship Childcare

  • GMFJ Reference
    147164
  • Wages
    £4.30 p/h
  • Hours
    40.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    09/09/2021
  • Start Date
    21/02/2022

  • Location
    Streatham, London
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Childcare
  • Opportunity Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Employer
    Pinfold Road Nursery Ltd

Description of Opportunity

We are currently looking for someone ambitious and career driven to join our team from the local area.


Your daily duties will include but not be limited to:

  • To provide a high standard of Child Care to all of the children in our care
  • To support and safeguard the children
  • To Look after the general wellbeing an safety for children while providing activities that are fun and educational to them
  • To work as part of a team
  • Preparing inspirational learning activities
  • Set up a range of free play activities both inside and outside
  • Help serve meals and snacks to children
  • Change nappies (only if you hold a valid DBS)
  • Make up bottles for babies
  • Take children on walks
  • Plan and observe children during play
  • Assist in the preparation of materials and equipment for children education and recreation
  • Carry out routine checks on equipment to make sure they are safe and clean
  • Watch, play and care for young people and babies
  • Communicate with both formally and informally with parents/other members of staff
  • Work with children in a small group encourage and support
  • Accurately recording observation of children and setting targets
  • Help children keep good hygiene
  • Keep records of children’s progress and interest
  • Assist with daily routine, circle time, snack time, activities ,sleep time ,meal time ,setting up and tiding up


  • Working Hours are 8am to 6pm, 4 days a week (within Monday to Friday)
  • Salary is £4.30ph for 16-17 years old / £5.00ph for 18+

For more information about this vacancy please contact Paragon Skills on 01329 820300 (Ref ID: 147164)

  • Has a genuine love of children and working with them in small groups or one to one
  • Responsible for own actions and for others activity
  • Commitment to providing a high standard of childcare at all times
  • Able to maintain and provide a safe environment at all times and assess risks and act accordingly
  • Reliable and dependable to work ongoing for at least 14 to 15 months in line with apprenticeship duration
  • Looking for an opportunity to work and train at the same time in the child care sector
  • Able to communicate with adults in a formal manner


No prior qualification required , higher level GCSE are an advantage for this Level 3 position


DBS needs to be completed upon offer of employment

Paragon Skills is a leading national Apprenticeship training provider supporting over 3,000 learners through their training, and 1,500 organisations to consistently deliver high quality Apprenticeships across their businesses. Paragon Skills achieves some of the highest success and achievement rates in the industry. Its extensive experience across multiple specialisms has contributed to an overall achievement rate of 71.4% (2018/19) exceeding the national average of 65.6%, and an Ofsted Grade 2 Good rating.

On completion of this 18 months apprenticeship you will have achieved: Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Educator delivered under the Level 3 Standard

  • For L3 Course L2 in Maths and English if not already achieved at GCSE level with a C in both subjects will be delivered
  • First Aid Qualification


  • Must be patience and a have good sense of humour
  • Be confident in caring for children of different ages
  • Sensitive and compassionate if children are upset or need support
  • Full of Energy and confident when interacting with the children
  • A Team Player
  • Being creative and artsy is an advantage


Ongoing training and development is provided in the first year, if the candidate progresses and wants to expand this opportunity as a career - there may be a further extension to the employment period and possibly offered a permanent position as a qualified member of staff.

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