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Nursery Assistant Apprentice

Employer
NHS England Apprenticeships
Location
London
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
8 Dec 2022

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Job summary

We are looking for an experienced Nursery Assistant to join the Staff Nursery at Great Ormond Street Hospital. The role will involve working to provide a positive environment, fostering children's all round development.

To be considered for the role you will be:

Experience of a Nursery Assistant role in a busy nursery environment covering the age range 3 months - 5 years, together with excellent knowledge of the child development and current practices.

This role will involve working varying shifts between the hours of Monday and Friday from 7.00am - 7.00 so some flexibility is required.

Main duties of the job

Key responsibilities include:
  • To act as a key worker to named children, carrying out observations/developmental reports for each child and liaising with parents regularly.
  • Working inpartnership with the team and with parents to act as a positive and professional role model to colleagues and children.


About us

GOSH is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role; through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from bias and discrimination.

We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture where all staff are valued, respected and acknowledged. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, disability status or length of time spent unemployed.

We particularly welcome applications from BAME communities, people with disabilities and/or long-term health conditions and LGBT+ community members.

We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently. We are proud to be accredited as a Disability Confident Employer, a member of Business Disability Forum and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

We have active and Executive supported BAME, LGBT+ and Allies, Disability and Long-Term Health Conditions and Women's staff networks. Staff networks are employee-led groups formed around interests, issues and a common bond or background. Staff network members create a positive and inclusive work environment at Great Ormond Street Hospital by actively contributing to the Trust's mission, values and efforts specific to inclusion. All of our staff networks are open to any employee.

Date posted

23 November 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 2

Salary

£20,876.50 a year pro rata per annum inclusive

Contract

Apprenticeship

Duration

18 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

271-HROD-4539827-A

Job locations

Great Ormond Street Hospital

Great Ormond Street

London

WC1N 3JH

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents please view the attachment/s below.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents please view the attachment/s below.

Person Specification

GOSH Culture and Values

Essential

  • Our Always values


Academic/Professional qualification/Training

Essential

  • Willing to undertake an intermediate level (level 2) Apprenticeship in Children and Young People's Workforce


Desirable

  • Level 2 in literacy and numeracy (GCSE level 4 or equivalent)


Experience/Knowledge

Essential

  • Demonstrable experience in a nursery setting with children aged three months - five years


Skills/Abilities

Essential

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to follow instruction and to work under own initiative as necessary
  • Ability to adapt to meet the needs of the service within a team environment
  • Ability to work varying shifts between the hours of 7.00am - 7.00pm Monday -Friday
  • Attendance at monthly staff meetings outside normal hours

Person Specification

GOSH Culture and Values

Essential

  • Our Always values


Academic/Professional qualification/Training

Essential

  • Willing to undertake an intermediate level (level 2) Apprenticeship in Children and Young People's Workforce


Desirable

  • Level 2 in literacy and numeracy (GCSE level 4 or equivalent)


Experience/Knowledge

Essential

  • Demonstrable experience in a nursery setting with children aged three months - five years


Skills/Abilities

Essential

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to follow instruction and to work under own initiative as necessary
  • Ability to adapt to meet the needs of the service within a team environment
  • Ability to work varying shifts between the hours of 7.00am - 7.00pm Monday -Friday
  • Attendance at monthly staff meetings outside normal hours


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

Additional information

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

Employer details

Employer name

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Great Ormond Street Hospital

Great Ormond Street

London

WC1N 3JH

Employer's website

https://www.gosh.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Great Ormond Street Hospital

Great Ormond Street

London

WC1N 3JH

Employer's website

https://www.gosh.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

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