CH-176 Childcare Apprentice with Piper's Day Nursery in Chorley

Job type Apprenticeship
Contract Type Apprenticeship
Positions Available 1
Salary £3.50 per hour
Reference Code CH-176
Hours Per Week Full time - 40 hours per week, (including 1 day at college)
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Job Description

Contribute to a programme of activities that meet the individual needs and interests of the children in your care in conjunction with other team members.


  • To become familiar with Ellanday Nurseries Ltd.’s aims and objectives, nursery policies and procedures, current curriculum’s for the under-fives and Ofsted requirements.
  • To support staff in ensuring that the children are provided with the highest standards of care and education which meet the needs of individual children.
  • To make observations to inform your training assignments.
  • To work with other members of staff in assessing, recording and reporting the development of children within the group, according to nursery polices.
  • To implement daily routines in accordance with the nursery policies.
  • To take opportunities to talk to parents within the group giving clear and accurate information about the nursery and reporting any accounts of conversations to members of staff.
  • Where appropriate, inform parents of their children’s activities and development and listen to parents suggestions.
  • To ensure that entries in medicine, accident and first aid records are supervised by a senior member of staff.
  • To maintain the confidentiality of all sensitive information.
  • To keep your Room leader informed of your training progress and giving the dates and times when you will need time for training courses.
  • To attend training courses and meetings outside nursery hours.
  • To be involved in the domestic chores within the room and to inform the group leader of any safety or hygiene deficiencies.


Specific childcare tasks:

  • The preparation and completion of activities to suit the child’s stage of development.
  • To ensure that mealtimes are a time of pleasant social sharing.
  • Washing and changing children as required.
  • To provide comfort and warmth to a child in distress.

Person Specification


Friendly and approachable

Flexible and able to use own initiative

Can manage workload effectively

Personal Qualities




Passionate about Early years


Entry 3 maths and English initial assessment results for Level 2



Other Information

Apprenticeship or Advanced Apprenticeship

Intermediate/Advanced Apprenticeship

Proposed Duration

L2 – 15months     L3 – 18months

Training to be Provided

Level 2 Children and Young People’s Workforce

Functional Skills

Employment Rights & Responsibilities

Future Prospects

This position could lead to a full time role


Apprenticeship Team

01254 292849

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