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About the vacancy

Immediate start for a Childcare Apprentice to join our small and friendly busy nursery. You will be supported throughout the course and be surrounded by an experienced team who will help and guide you to gain your qualification.You will be involved in planning and delivering high quality care to our children and maintaining our very high standards.

  • Carry out activities with the children.
  • Plan activities to meet he needs of the children.
  • Observe the children in their play.
  • Ensuring all the children within the setting reach their full potential.
  • Ensure the children are happy and thriving in a caring environment.
  • Safeguard children
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Caring skills
  • Good listening skills
  • Use initiative

You will receive the following training:

  • Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Standard
  • Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner 
  • This is a work-based qualification with monthly timetabled classes.

What skills are we looking for?

  • Communication skills
  • IT skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Administrative skills
  • Number skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Logical
  • Team working
  • Creative
  • Initiative
  • Non judgemental
  • Patience
  • Physical fitness


  • Essential : English (GCSE or equivalent - C/4 or above)
  • Essential : Maths (GCSE or equivalent - C/4 or above)


  • On completion of the Apprenticeship you may be offered a full time position.

The starting salary is £13,312.00 for 40 hours Monday to Friday, 7.00am - 5.45pm..

The apprenticeship will run for 16 Months, starting on Monday, July 01 2024. Applications close on Friday, June 21 2024.

About the employer

Private Day nursery set in the grounds of Bolton Hospital. Established in 2004. We have an experienced enthusiastic team who provide care to all of our children age 0- 5. We strive to ensure all of our children have the best possible start and a great learning journey.