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Nursery nurse apprenticeship

Job description
Two opportunities for a Nursery Assistant have arisen in Highgate Day Nursery Morriston where you will have the opportunity to complete your level 2 or 3 apprenticeship.


Are you passionate about providing children with high quality care and education experiences? Are you looking to be part of an experienced and friendly team? We are looking to employ two full time Early Years team members!

Helping to oversee, maintain and organise a clean, tidy, child-friendly environment. To supervise activities, such as messy play, crafts, cooking, reading and outdoor/physical pursuits.
This role will also involve personal care including changing nappies and toilet training. 

Some key tasks will include but are not limited to: 
To plan, 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 participate in a minimum of two planned activities per day and to be confident at arranging spontaneous activities in line with Flying Start planning.  You will also be expected to complete regular observations weekly in your key children.

Ensure that the environment is well set out and that resources are well presented and accessible and cleaned on a regular rota.  Continuous Provision activities must be set out each morning and be in accordance with planning.

Supervise snacks and or meals and ensure that these times are a time of pleasant social sharing.  Staff should sit and interact with their key children where possible and be a good role model.

To encourage where appropriate, all children to use cutlery, serve themselves, and sit at the tables during meal and snack times as this is an important element of planning to support learning and development.

To help children acquire self-help skills, including dressing, feeding, toilet training and an awareness of personal hygiene as this is an important element of planning to support learning and development.

Entry requirements

Maths and English at GCSE C or above desirable. 
Enhanced DBS check to be taken out by employer at offer stage 

Skills required

Motivated with previous childcare experience.

Good with children on all levels.

Good communication skills verbal and non-verbal.

Confident, keen to learn and progress and wants to have childcare as a career

Personal qualities

This role will suit a motivated individual who is looking to start their career in childcare and is dedicated toward completing the qualification. 

Qualifications taken

Childcare Level 2 or 3 depending on experience. 

Employer description
We are registered to care for children from four months to five years in our day nurseries and pre-schools. We also offer high quality, flexible and affordable after school clubs and holiday clubs for children aged 4 to 12 years.
What next?
If starting at level 2 you will be able to progress onto the level 3 qualification to obtain qualified nursery nurse status.
Highgate Day Nursery Uplands
£144.3 per week
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