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Apprentice Nursery Nurse

Employer
Welsh Government
Location
Kingfisher House Airfield View Off Manor Lane Hawarden CH5 3QZ
Salary
£10,400 per year
Closing date
14 Oct 2021

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Specialism
Health & Social Care
Sector
Public Sector / Government
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Intermediate
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Job Details

About the apprenticeship

Duties

General care & education of children aged 0-8 years old
Help with eating
Help with personal care
Set up & carry out activities
Communicate with staff and parents
Contribute to planning and group meetings

Additional information

You will need to put in an application for an Enhanced Disclosure which we will help you with if you don't already have one.

Requirements

Skills

We are looking for someone who can engage with young children, be patient and caring and communicate well with them. It is essential to have a calm nature towards the children as children thrive in this kind of environment. You must show commitment by always being punctual and reliable. You will need to be able to communicate well with staff at all levels. Most of all you must have a desire to work with young children and be prepared to work hard in an ever-changing environment.

Qualifications

At least a “C” (GCSE) in Mathematics and English

Language

Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Qualification:
Level 2 Childcare Apprenticeship

About the employer

Kingfisher House Airfield View
Off Manor Lane
Hawarden
CH5 3QZ

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

We can conduct a socially distanced interview on site at the Nursery. You will be required to wear a mask and will be given a Covid-19 questionnaire to complete

Company

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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