CH-188 Childcare Apprentice at Crazy Crackers Ltd (2 sites available - Blackburn, Wilpshire and Great Harwood)

Job type Apprenticeship
Contract Type Apprenticeship
Positions Available 1
Closing Date 20-07-2018
Salary £4.00 per hour (may increase dependant on abilities)
Reference Code CH-188
Hours Per Week Term time: 07.30 am til 9am then 14.45 pm – 18.00 pm (Split shifts). Then during the holidays. 07.30am - 18.00pm up to 5 days per week
Interview Date 10-07-2018
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Job Description

  • Ensure that the provision complies with the requirements set out by Ofsted.

  • Ensuring the delivery of the E.Y.F.S for younger children, and appropriate care and creative play opportunities, for all children, in a safe and caring environment.

  • Providing full care for children: facilitation of toilet needs/ changing, providing food and refreshments. Meeting all the needs of children.

  • The planning and preparing of activities.

  • Record keeping and safety checks.

  • Administering first aid and medication once qualified to do so.

  • Attending staff meetings.

  • Working alongside and with other members of the team.

  • Engaging in training and development as required.

  • Working within agreed Policies and Procedures.

  • Maintain the care of equipment.

  • Involvement in Key Worker systems, including observations of children.

  • Collection of children from school.

  • Communicating with parents and other organisations

  • Any other tasks, as agreed, to ensure the continuous provision of high quality childcare.

  • Light cleaning duties, preparing of snacks etc.

Person Specification

Desired skills

  • Experience of working with Children
  • Ability to facilitate safe, creative play
  • Ability to meet children's individual needs
  • An understanding of good quality childcare
  • A commitment to equal opportunities

Personal qualities

  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Ability to use judgement and common sense
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Sense of humour
  • Reliable
  • Good time keeper

Desired qualifications

  • A good level of English and Maths

Things to consider

  • May be required to work in company owned other settings within the area.
  • 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

Future Prospects

Full support given to continue to undertake further training to enhance skills, all current managers have worked up through the ranks including from pre – training and apprenticeships.


Apprenticeship Team

01254 292849

How To Apply
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