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Job Reference: CYPW191
Area / Location: Cotehill, Carlisle
Business Classification: Nursery - Child-minding
Pay: Minimum £2.73 per hour (Apprenticeship Wage)
  • Role / Duties:

Learning and Development Experiences

To Assist the Employer in:

  • Planning and delivering age appropriate material for the children
  • Observing, monitoring, evaluating and reporting on the progress of teach of the children, and reviewing, maintaining the record relating to each of the children

Safety and Wellbeing


  • Work with the employer to ensure the safety and wellbeing of the children at all times, whilst at the setting, in transit and at other places
  • Ensure all visitors to the employer's setting are duly authorised by the employer and sign the visitors' book upon entry
  • Soothe and comfort injured children in line with the employer's policies and procedures; and administer first aid/medical care to the extent authorised by the employer, in line with parental/guardian consent and the child-minding assistants' qualifications and experience
  • Adhere to employer's practices and procedures.


  • To provide parent/guardians with information about the children to the extent authorised by the employer and in line with the employers policies and procedures.


  • To be in sole charge of the children at the setting for a maximum or 2 hours, including emergency situations, taking responsibility for ensuring compliance with appropriate Ofsted requirements at those times.


  • To carry out any other duties commensurate with the nature and level of the post that are required in order to deliver the job's key responsibilities
  • To work within the policies, procedures and codes of conduct 
Required Skills / Experience:
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Be able to interact well with children
  • Effective communication skills, using appropriate methods and language, including ICT, with a range of audiences - children and adults.   
  • Reliable
  • Hard working
  • Enthusiastic
  • Patient
  • Approachable
  • Anti-discriminatory practice in all areas of work 
Prospects: Opportunity to progress within the nursery
Training Involved: Apprenticeship – 12-15 month programme of work based learning where you will gain the following qualifications:
  • Level 2 certificate for the Children and young people’s workforce
  • Functional Skills English Level 1
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 1
  • Functional Skills ICT Level 1
  • ERR Workbook
  • PLTS
  • Be Safe
Days/Hours: 30 Hours per week
Other Information: Position will be subject to a full DBS check and references.