Brightstars Child Care Ltd

Apprentice Nursery Nurse - Advanced (Level 3)


Brightstars Child Care Ltd

Training Provider:

Hit Training Ltd

Weekly wage £166.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, times TBC.
duration: 18 months
start: 5 October 2020
Advanced (Level 3)
Early Years Educator (apprenticeship standard)
30 September 2020 (application closing date)
The Early Years Apprentice role involves the care, development and support for the children in your care, key person duties, planning and observations in line with the EYFS and liaising with parents and carers. Safeguarding children is paramount in our settings, all applicants will need an enhanced DBS check


  • Adhering to the policies and procedures of Bright Stars and compliance with the Children Act, health, and safety legislation and within the guidelines of Ofsted and the national standards. Ensuring confidentiality is always maintained in the nursery
  • Working as part of a team
  • The care and supervision of the children regarding to their physical, emotional, and intellectual needs
  • The planning and preparation of activities, to meet children’s individual needs, liaising with parents and negotiating working targets ensuring effective communication within the nursery
  • Providing a good role model to all nursery assistants, students, and new members of staff in the setting
  • Keeping developmental records and observations
  • Positive management of children’s behaviour
  • Preparation, care, cleanliness and maintenance of the playrooms and equipment
  • Keeping and monitoring accident, incident, and risk assessment records
  • Offering all children equal opportunities regarding their religious persuasion, rascal origins, gender, disabilities, cultural or linguistic background; in particular, challenge situations where racism or discrimination is displayed
  • Supervision of meals and mealtimes and where appropriate preparation of baby’s bottles
  • Laundry duties
  • Participating in regular staff meetings, publicity open days and as appropriate children’s outings and parties
  • Attendance of staff meetings as arranged by the nursery manager


Any other duties appropriate to the post of as directed by the deputy or manager. E-fits and incentives available to the apprentice and the working week including shifts if required.)

Future Prospects

As a large setting there are opportunities to progress, we encourage the team to expand their learning to degree level if they wish. Also, training is provided on a regular basis to keep up to date with all policies and government legislation.

Reality Check

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
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Skills Required

  • Previous experience of working with children is required
  • Good communication skills

Qualities Required

  • Drive and enthusiasm
  • A warm, caring and patient nature
  • A sense of responsibility
  • A consistent and fair approach
  • A sense of humour
  • Creativity
  • An awareness of safety and hygiene
  • The ability to work in a team

Qualifications Required

Level 2 qualification in Childcare is an advantage but not essential. Full training will be provided to candidates who are keen to begin their childcare career.

Minimum GCSE grade 4/C or above in maths and English (or equivalent).

Training Provided

  • Child protection and Safeguarding
  • First Aid
  • Food Hygiene
  • Any functional skills
  • Level 3 Childcare Apprenticeship qualification
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