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Nursery nurse apprenticeship

Job description
Red Balwn Coch is a bilingual nursery. In all groups we provide a language rich-environment and opportunities to use language, to interact, to share a focus, to talk, to take turns and to develop positive relationships with others. Red Balwn Coch are looking for two apprentices to work towards their Childcare Level 2 or 3.

To provide care for children up to 5 years old. 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

You must be 18 or over to apply for this vacancy.


Skills required

Easy going, able to fit into groups Fun and hands on
Bilingual Welsh and English is ideal 

Personal qualities

You will be a reliable candidate who finds it easy to fit in with groups of people. Energetic and enjoys interacting with children in all forms of play including outdoor. 

Qualifications taken

Childcare qualification level 2 or 3 depending on experience. 

Essential skills in application of number and communication if required 

Employer description
Located in Llanedeyrn,Cardiff, Red Balwn Coch is a 51 place bilingual day nursery offering a unique experience in pre-school education and day care for boys and girls between the ages of 6 weeks and 5 years. We have two bilingual rooms and two dedicated Welsh medium rooms. Red Balwn Coch is also inspected annually by the Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW).
What next?
Long term career within this nursery to successful candidates on completion of the childcare qualification.
Red Balwn Coch Day Nursery
£180 per week
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