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Trainee Childcare Assistant

Orchard Nature Nursery

MA

Trainee Childcare Assistant

Orchard Nature Nursery Apply Now
£8,632 to £10,816 per year DUMFRIES Full-time (40 Hours) Azilo Training Ltd 05/03/2021 SCQF Level 7
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Job overview

This exciting opportunity is for a full-time trainee childcare assistant (Modern Apprenticeship) based in a well-established nursery situated on the Crichton Estate in Dumfries. The estate can be accessed from both Glencaple Road and Bankend Road.

You will be learning all aspects of childcare practice. You will be allocated a designated training assessor from Azilo Training who will support and guide you through your Modern Apprenticeship Programme (SVQ Level 3 in Social Services, Children & Young People) allowing you to qualify as a childcare practitioner (Nursery Nurse)

This is a full time position Mon-Fri (with possible working shift patterns between 8.00am – 6.00pm)

Your role within the nursery establishment will include:

All aspects of the nursery daily routine

Providing quality care to children from birth to five years

Administrative duties relating to the care of the children

Being involved in planning and evaluating activities

Developing your own skills & knowledge in effective child-care practice

The role requires the successful applicant to be a positive role model and enthusiastic individual, good communicator and have a true desire in wanting to work with children.

Applications welcomed from candidates who possess three National 5's or three standard grades at Level 4 or above (one must be English) or Intermediate levels will be accepted. Exceptions may be made if applicants can demonstrate their practical abilities in this field.

Hours of work and rate of pay:

Hours of work and rate of pay are agreed by the individual employer. As a guide, a normal working week may be Monday – Friday, 35-40 hour per week and National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is set by the Government which is from £4.15 per hour. It should be noted that when you qualify as a Nursery Nurse in approximately 15 months’ time, you will probably earn the Real Living Wage in a partnership nursery which will be a minimum of £9.30 per hour or over £19,000 per annum.

The role will require the successful applicant to register with the relevant sector bodies including approval and registration with the PVG scheme.

Azilo Training are committed to equality and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We especially welcome applications from those aged from 16-19 years or aged 20-29 if they are disabled/care experienced however this position is open to all applicants.

To apply for this vacancy please submit a copy of your full CV. You must include your date of birth in your application for Modern Apprenticeship Funding purposes.

Please ensure that you can travel to the nursery in the Crichton Estate of Dumfries for an early morning start before applying.

Job Types: Full-time, Apprenticeship

Salary: £8,600.00-£8,650.00 per year

What will I learn?

Communication skills
Being part of a team
How to meet the needs of the children in your care
Problem solving skills
Using your initiative

What qualification or qualities are required?

You’ll have a head start in this vacancy if you’ve completed a Foundation Apprenticeship in a related field. We’ll need you to provide evidence of your qualification and show you gained the relevant skills from your placement

Having a true desire to want to work with babies and young children
Willing to learn and undertake the responsibilities of a modern apprentice
Have a caring manner
Good communication skills and willing to follow instructions

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