Amy Laura Caroline Noble

Apprentice Childminding Assistant - Intermediate (Level 2)

Amy Laura Caroline Noble (Employer)

Babcock Training Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £172.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday. Shifts TBC.
15 months (duration)
15 November 2021(start date)
Early years practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
7 November 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

This is the perfect opportunity to start your career in Childcare where you will be employed by a professional experienced employer, and guided through the apprenticeship by Babcock Training. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.

Responsibilities

A great opportunity has become available at The Noble Nest for an apprentice to join as an apprentice and learn all aspects of childminding 

Duties will include:

  • To ensure children's welfare and safety are your primary concern
  • To maintain high standards throughout the setting, implementing all policies and procedures at all times
  • To ensure good practices are implemented regarding health and safety and hygiene
  • To be aware of the Child Protection policy and know what to do if a suspicion arises
  • To encourage child development through effective, age appropriate activities and play
  • Over time, take responsibility for a small group of 'Key Children' and completing observations and folders
  • To liaise with parents/carers on a regular basis
  • To assist in maintaining a safe, clean and tidy environment both  indoors and out Keen and willing to educate outdoors all year round
  • To be aware of the fire precautions and procedures and know your specific role in case of an emergency
  • To have a clear understanding of all dietary requirements and allergies
  • To attend regular staff meetings to ensure we maintain a professional, caring and consistent service
  • To attend any training deemed necessary to develop your career and improve performance including full paediatric training to enable you to work independently for short periods of time
  • To work as part of a team but also use own initiative
  • To be willing to undertake Level 2 Early Years Practitioner (Standard) and/or Level 3 in Children's Learning and Development (Early Years Educator, Standard)
  • You will not be expected to take full Key Worker responsibility until induction training and support has been provided by the manager, Amy

As an Apprentice you will be included on a Level 2 Childcare Qualification. Your qualification will be delivered by an Award Winning Training Provider who will support your learning and development throughout your Apprenticeship. This will involve a Regional Trainer coming to visit you in the workplace on a regular basis to deliver the training and guide you through your Apprenticeship

Future Prospects

  • After successful completion of the Level 2 and/or Level 3 qualification, further training opportunities may be available. After qualifying, a full-time position may not be available with this company. However, the qualification will allow you to seek alternative employment as a qualified practitioner within a Child Care establishment

Reality Check

  • You will be expected to arrive 10 minutes prior to shift starting. Supporting team to ensure Key Children's logs are up-to-date, observations are conducted on a daily basis and future activities are planned to engage and support children to progress. Attend staff meetings, complete hand overs and be involved in parent consultations
  • The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

  • Ability to care for others
  • Good communication skills to build relationships with children, parents, carers, team members
  • Ability to work as part of a team and use own initiative

Qualities Required

  • Caring, compassionate, friendly, reliable, committed, enthusiastic, willing to learn, hard-working, self-motivated, polite, adaptable, responsible, sensitive, confident, punctual, creative, team-worker, flexible and ability to use initiative

Qualifications Required

  • GCSE grades A*-C/9-4 in maths and English or Level 2 Functional Skills are required upon completion of Level 3
  • Paediatric First Aid required during Level 3

Training Provided

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required
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