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 Monday - Friday, shifts between 7.30am - 6.00pm.
17 months (duration)
22 February 2021(start date)
Early Years Practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
12 February 2021 (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 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 9-4 (A*-C) in maths and English preferred

Training Provided

Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • This is a work-based qualification although some college attendance may be required for Functional Skills
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