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Student Nursery Nurse

Welsh Government
Little Inspirations Penywaun Primary School Coedglas, Penywaun, Aberdare CF44 9DR
Apprenticeship rates
Closing date
28 Jan 2022

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Health & Social Care
Public Sector / Government
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
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About the apprenticeship


Completing assignments on time & attending work sessions with assessor
Under supervision to provide all aspects of care for children including washing, changing & feeding
Assist with meeting the personal & emotional needs of individual children
Liaise with & support parents & other family members
Be flexible within working practices of nursery. Be prepared to help where needed, including to undertake certain domestic jobs within the Nursery, e.g. preparation of snack meals, meals, cleaning duties, cleansing of equipment etc
Provide adult interaction with children in the nursery
Be aware of the nurseries confidentiality policy & all other policies & procedures
Contribute to good standards of hygiene & cleanliness in the Nursery
Undertake such other duties & responsibilities of an equivalent nature, as may be determined by the student's leader/supervisor from time to time
The student's duties must at all times be carried out in compliance with the nursery's Equal Opportunities policy
Look upon the nursery as a “whole” where help is to be mostly utilised, be constantly aware of the needs of the children
Respect the confidentiality of information received
Ensure the provision of a high-quality environment to meet the need of individual children from differing cultures & religious backgrounds, & stages of development
Be aware of the high profile of the nursery & to uphold its standards at all times



Team Player


No minimum requirements


Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Children's, Care, Play, Learning and Development Level 3

About the employer

Little Inspirations Penywaun Primary School
Coedglas, Penywaun,
CF44 9DR

Disability confident

Yes, we are 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

The successful candidate will be notified of interview as appropriate.


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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