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Nursery assistant apprenticeship

Job description
We are looking for an enthusiastic apprentice nursery assistant to work at this large nursery in Cardiff.

Some of the key duties of your role will involve

  • Attend all training relevant to your role and apprenticeship
  • Contribute to play activities in an indoor and outdoor environment 
  • Ensure rooms are attractive and welcoming and comply with Health and Safety requirements.
  • Toileting duties
  • Look upon the setting as a “whole” where your help can most be utilised, be constantly aware of the needs of the children
  • To be flexible within the working practices of the setting. Be prepared to help where needed, including undertaking certain domestic jobs e.g. preparation of snack, cleaning duties, covering in other rooms etc.

As you learn on the job you will be working to ensure you deliver flexible, high quality care that meets the needs of the young children and their families. Including adhering to compliance with all company policies, Health and Safety legislation, Healthy Workplace, Healthy Pre-school, Dental Hygiene, Early Years Foundation Phase (EYFP) framework, and requirements as set within the national minimum standards (CSSIW).

Entry requirements

The successful applicant must have a desire to work with children and have a caring, patient and understanding nature. You will need to work as part of a team and be flexible within your approach and working hours. You will need to be good at communicating and willing to liaise with parents and members of the public on a daily basis.

Skills required
  • Enthusiastic
  • Passionate
  • Dedicated
  • Desire to start a career in childcare
Qualifications taken

CCPLD Level 2 or 3 depending on experience 

Employer description
Playbox is committed to the highest standards of childcare recognising the unique importance of the pre-school years. We believe that every child should be provided with the opportunity to develop, play and learn at their own pace in a relaxed and caring environment. We give our assurance that we will treat all children in our care with equal concern regardless of their gender, religious persuasion, cultural and linguistic background and physical or intellectual ability.
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£150 per week
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