CYPW208


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Job Reference: CYPW208
Area / Location: Blackwell Road, Carlisle
Business Classification: Nursery
Pay: Minimum £3.30 per hour (Apprenticeship Wage)
Role / Duties:
  • To help maintain the safety, security and physical and emotional welfare of the children at all times.
  • To work positively within the team structure and be included in staff duty rotas, and attend monthly staff meetings.
  • To keep ahead of current issues and attend training as necessary (minimum of 4days per annum).
  • To assist/undertake planning, implementation and evaluation of activities for children.
  • To assist with the observation and record keeping of the children.
  • To be fully aware of and put into practise all nursery policies and procedures.
  • To respect confidentiality within the nursery.
  • To take on other duties as and when required.
  • To supervise/help children at meal times.
  • To assist in the care of toys and equipment and preparation of food and drinks.
  • To maintain the nursery environment, by being included in all jobs rotas, i.e. cleaning, changing cots/beds, washing up, tidying rooms and kitchens etc and any other jobs that may be deemed necessary from time to time to ensure the smooth running of the nursery.
Required Skills / Experience:
  • Enhanced CRB check
  • Maths and English GCSE A*-C Grade or above
  • Ability to relate well to children and adults
  • A warm, caring and patient nature.
  • Good communication skills.
  • A sense of responsibility.
  • Creativity.
  • An awareness of safety and hygiene.
  • The ability to work in a team
Prospects: Opportunity to progress within the nursery
Training Involved: Apprenticeship – 12 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: You will be required to undertake safeguarding children training and pediatric first aid training.