CH-168 Childcare Apprentice at St Mary's Nursery @ Wensley Fold in Blackburn

Job type Apprenticeship
Contract Type Apprenticeship
Positions Available 1
Salary £3.50 per hour
Reference Code CH-168
Hours Per Week Minimum 30 Hours Maximum 40 hours including 7 hours day release/evening at college. 38 Weeks (Term time)
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Job Description

St Mary's Nursery @ Wensley Fold have an opportunity for a Childcare Apprentice to work within one of their nurseries in the Blackburn area and to study with Blackburn College.

Main Duties:

Supporting qualified staff in the day to day routines of the childcare setting.

Supporting the learning and development of children aged 0 – 5.

Working as a member of a team.

Awareness of health and safety policies and procedures.

Complete any necessary paperwork e.g. child progress files, accident forms etc..

You will work where directed within the age group that your supervisor requests.



Person Specification


Friendly, approachable and enthusiastic

Flexible and able to use own initiative and take direction from room leaders

Can manage workload effectively

Personal Qualities

Keen to learn, reliable, approachable, good communicator and friendly

Genuine interest in child development


Must meet entry requirements set by College through initial assessment.




Other Information

Apprenticeship or Advanced Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship/Advanced Apprenticeship

Proposed Duration

L2 - 13 months

L3 - 24 months

Training to be Provided

Level 2 Children and Young People’s Workforce

Level 3 Early Years Educator Pathway

Functional Skills

Employment Rights & Responsibilities

Future Prospects

Possible full time employment

Foundation degree


Kirsty Gregory - Training Adviser at Blackburn College

01254 292470

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