CH-186 Childcare Apprentice at Kidsland Kids Club in Darwen

Job type Apprenticeship
Contract Type Apprenticeship
Positions Available 1
Salary £3.70 per hour
Reference Code CH-186
Hours Per Week 22.5 hours per week before & after school holidays, 52.5 hours per week school holiday periods = 30 hours per week average
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Job Description

Duties include;

Assist with planning, preparing and delivering quality play opportunities within a safe and caring environment

Providing comprehensive care for the children including collecting them from class & school and delivering them safely to parents or carers

Setting up the play space including moving furniture and play equipment

Providing refreshments and ensuring that hygiene, health and safety standards are met

Administering first aid when necessary

Consulting with children and involving them in planning activities

Helping with club administration, where necessary

Encouraging parental involvement in the club

Facilitating good communication with all members of the organisation, parents, and schools

Undertaking appropriate and relevant training

Keeping the work environment healthy, safe and secure

Working within the framework of the club’s policies and procedures

Person Specification


Understanding the varied needs of children and their families

Understanding the issues involved in the delivery of quality play care

Understanding the issues of equal opportunities

Provide and facilitate safe and creative play

Personal Qualities

Good communication skills

Able to work as part of a team

Sound judgement and common sense

Sufficient understanding and use of English to ensure the well-being of the children


Subject to Blackburn College initial assessment results or GCSE’s (or equivalent) C in Maths and English.

No previous childcare qualifications necessary.  Support will be provided throughout  duration of training at college.

Things to consider

Please note that the closing date for this vacancy is at the employers’ discretion and is subject to change. If this vacancy has been filled we will endeavour to support you in finding alternative vacancies.


Other Information

Apprenticeship or Advanced Apprenticeship

Intermediate Apprenticeship

Proposed Duration

L2 – 15months

Training to be Provided

Level 2 Children and Young People’s Workforce

Functional Skills

Employment Rights & Responsibilities

Future Prospects

All successful applicants will be part of an Ofsted Outstanding team, and will be encouraged to stay within our staff team at the end of the Apprenticeship period should they feel they wish to continue their career in Playwork, and be encouraged to further study to level 3 in Playwork to enhance their career prospects.


Apprenticeship Team

01254 292849

How To Apply
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