05/02/2019 lifetime Torquay TQ2 7TD

Apprentice Nursery Assistant VAC-42473

  • Sector: health social care
  • Location: Torquay
  • Salary: 8736
  • Level: 2
  • Reference: VAC-42473
Apprentice Nursery Assistant

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What is the purpose of the job?

To provide the highest level of care and education for children attending the nursery. Whilst you are gaining hands on experience in a high quality childcare setting you will be working towards recognised childcare qualifications.

What do you have to achieve?

• With support, the individual needs of children are identified and met.
• With support, equality of access and opportunity is given to all staff, parents and children.
• Company policies, procedures and operational practices are adhered to at all times.
• Positive working relationships with children, staff, parents and carers.

Key Responsibilities

Childcare and Education

Ensuring that the children’s individual needs are identified and met. You will be expected to promote positive relationships between the children and will be expected to develop friendly and professional relationships with parents and carers.

You will also be expected to be a positive, practical role model for the children, whilst supervising and supporting them at all times. You will ensure that the children are kept safe and that you fully understand and follow Safeguarding Procedures.

Your duties will be dependant on your level of qualification but they will also include a wide range of interactive tasks, including setting up activities for the children, reading stories, playing games, helping at meal times, assisting with nappy changing and toileting and any other duties as necessary, along with joining in with play and creative activities, as this will be an important part of the role.

You will also help to ensure that practice and provision in the nursery meets the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage.

Health and Safety

You will adhere to all health and safety policy and procedures and be fully aware of all emergency and security procedures.

The duties and responsibilities in this job description are not exhaustive or restrictive, changes and other duties relevant to this post may be added. This job description may be reviewed in the future.

Location: Torquay

Position Type: Apprenticeship

Sector: Childcare

Working Week : 40 hours a week Mon – Fri

Weekly Wage : £168.00

Application Deadline: 12-03-2019

Possible Start Date : 19-03-2019

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