Apprentice Nursery Nurse - Intermediate (Level 2)

Brambles (Employer)

Interserve Learning & Employment (Services) Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £166.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, 40 Hours Per Week, Times TBC.
12 months (duration)
14 December 2020(start date)
Early Years Practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
30 November 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

If you’re looking to build on your Childcare knowledge and experience, this position at Brambles Childcare is PERFECT for you. If successful, you will complete a Early Years apprenticeship programme.


Main activities:

  • To provide a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both indoors and outdoors, and at all times
  • To deliver an appropriate play based Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum that enables children to make individual progress
  • To help ensure the nursery meets Ofsted requirements at all times
  • To understand and work to preschool nursery policies and procedures, including how to deal with child protection issues appropriately and how to respond to incidents, accidents, complaints and emergencies
  • To plan activities which ensure each child is working towards their early learning outcomes
  • To ensure records are properly maintained, e.g. daily attendance register and diaries, accident and incident book, risk assessments, reports etc.
  • To help prepare and participate in a range of activities that promotes each child’s physical, intellectual and emotional needs to enable each child to reach their full potential
  • To support other Nursery practitioners with activities to encourage speech and language and social interaction with the children
  • To support with a key group of children, observing, monitoring and recording each individual child’s development and involvement in planning for their next steps
  • To support children in developing confidence and independence in their self-care including dressing, feeding, toilet training and an awareness of personal hygiene
  • To work collaboratively alongside our team to live our mission and values and contribute to a positive working environment for everyone
  • To attend Nursery events as required and learn to communicate with parents and carers about the day to day needs of their child, fostering parental involvement
  • To attend staff and team meetings as appropriate
  • To comply with ALL Nursery policies and procedures, including Safeguarding and Health & Safety
  • To gain knowledge and understanding of the EYFS and all other statutory requirements

Future Prospects

The chosen candidate will have the chance to eventually undertake further training with Interserve Learning & Employment.

Skills Required

  • Excellent verbal and communication skills with children and parents
  • Ability to write reports and keep clear and accurate records
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Administrative and basic IT skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Able to work on own initiative

Qualities Required

  • Empathy and understanding of children under five
  • Reliable, enthusiastic, and flexible
  • Calm and caring nature
  • A commitment to quality in all areas, with a high level of motivation and enthusiasm
  • Able to perform under stress
  • Adaptable and able to ‘think on your feet’
  • A creative thinker
  • A good sense of humour

Qualifications Required

GCSE (or equivalent) grades A*-C/9-4 in English and Maths preferred, but not essential.

Training Provided

Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Brambles will provide you with all the on-the-job training you need to upskill in your role, and your 20% off-the-job learning will be incorporated as part of your working day.

If successful, you will complete a Early Years apprenticeship programme delivered through Brambles Day Nursery's dedicated training provider, Interserve Learning & Employment.

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