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Nursery Nurse

Welsh Government
Plantos Day Nursery, Wern Fawr House Wern Fawr Lane, Old St. Mellons Cardiff Cardiff CF3 5XA
9.62 per hour
Closing date
30 Sep 2022

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About the apprenticeship


To work as a member of the nursery team to ensure that all children attending the setting receive high quality care, are kept safe and receive rich and stimulating play experiences which meet their individual needs.
Provide high standards of quality within the nursery including the environment, resources and experiences offered to children.
Observe, support and extend children's learning.
Plan appropriately for children using the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and Phase curriculum for guidance.
Maintain accurate and effective children's records.
Work in partnership with parents/carers and other family members.

Additional information

Promote the nursery to current parents and potential customers.
Work with the manager and inspectors during inspections by regulatory bodies and to assist in the implementation of any recommendations.



Work as a team with other staff members.
Support and mentor students.
Be responsible for participating in all self-development activities including appraisals, supervisions etc.
Undertake any other duties as reasonably requested by the management.
Adhere to all company policies and procedures.
Ensure the company's policies on diversity and equal opportunities are adhered to.


Level 2 in CCPLD desirable but opportunity to work towards this level before Level 3


Welsh Spoken Skills: Yes Welsh Written Skills: Yes

Course details

Training provider:
PeoplePlus Group Ltd

Training provider course:
Children's care, play, learn and development

About the employer

Plantos Day Nursery, Wern Fawr House
Wern Fawr Lane, Old St. Mellons

Disability confident

No, we are not part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

To be confirmed


Why an apprenticeship?

As an apprentice you will earn while you train. It’s a great career choice whether you are leaving school or college, returning to work after starting a family or looking for a new career. There’s a wide range of jobs on offer.  A job at the Welsh Government is unlike any other in Wales.

At the Welsh Government you’ll be given support and guidance so you can develop your skills in the workplace. You will also need to set aside time to study for your apprenticeship. You’ll be a valued member of the team from day one.

What apprenticeships are available?

We don’t currently have any apprenticeship opportunities open as we have now closed our scheme for 2019. If you’d like to keep updated on the vacancies that we’re advertising, you may want to visit our jobs board:  Welsh Government External Vacancies Board.

If you’d like to receive Job Alert e-mails that let you know when we’re advertising a role that suits your preferences, scroll to the bottom of the jobs board, and you’ll see the ‘Create Job Alert’ link.  Click this, and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your alerts.  You’ll need to log in or create an account as part of this process.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply you:

  • will be at least 16 years of age at the time of making your application
  • will not be in full-time education (you can apply while still attending school/college/university but will have finished or intend to finish your studies by the time your apprenticeship starts)
  • will need to meet the Civil Service Nationality requirements to apply.

ALS eligibility

Please note that ALS our training providers have their own eligibility in order to provide the funding required to undertake an apprenticeship. You may not be eligible to apply if:

  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in ICT, Software, Web and Telecoms or a similar subject
  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in Business Administration, Customer Service or a similar subject

What are the benefits?  

How much will I be paid?

You will earn £19,240 a year while training. When you pass your apprenticeship you can apply for a permanent job at the Welsh Government. Within 2 years of starting your apprenticeship you could be earning £22,500. 

You will get 31 days holidays as well as 10 public and privilege days. We offer flexible working arrangements to help you get the right work/life balance. You will also be eligible for membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme

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