Swans Care and Education Limited

Apprentice Nursery Nurse - Intermediate (Level 2)

Swans Care and Education Limited (Employer)

Bury College (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £180.00
40.0 hours per week Mon to Fri, shifts between 7:30am-6:00pm. Salary is £4.50 per hour, £180.00 per week.
17 months (duration)
23 November 2020(start date)
Early Years Practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
13 November 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity within a friendly run nursery for someone wishing to get into childcare. You will be working in the nursery alongside a professional and experienced team, learning a range of skills to develop a career working in a Early Years Practitioner setting.


You will be trained to a high standard in all duties required of you involving keeping the children safe and enhancing their learning and play. This will include:

  • Ensuring the safety of the children at all times
  • Supervising outdoor play
  • Supporting development through play
  • Preparing and feeding children
  • Keeping the nursery clean
  • Dealing with parents and any paperwork that needs completing
  • You will be supported throughout your training and treated as a valuable member of staff
  • We will provide uniform garments free of charge

Future Prospects

  • Subject to a successful Apprenticeship you may be employed by the company

Reality Check

  • Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week), For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

  • Honest and hardworking attitude to work and your qualification
  • Flexible and fun but able to be professional
  • Able to work as part of a positive team and open to change
  • You will need to pass a DBS check (paid for by the nursery) and provide two references

Qualities Required

Candidates for Apprenticeships must have a passion for developing their career in Early Years and show passion and flair for supporting young children and their families. They will also need the ability to cherish the individuality of children and support us in putting in place the foundations of lifelong learning whilst upholding our high profile. You will be working shifts between 7.30am and 6.00pm so you will need to be flexible with your working hours

Qualifications Required

  • GCSE grades 4-9 (A-C) in maths and English preferred

Training Provided

Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Standard. This is a work-based qualification although some college attendance may be required for Functional Skills.

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