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Job Reference: CYPW215
Area / Location: Portland Square, Carlisle
Business Classification: Nursery
Pay: Minimum £3.50 per hour (Apprenticeship Wage)
Role / Duties:
  • To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children placed in the Nursery.
  • To give support to other personnel within the Nursery.
  • To implement the daily routine in the required room.
  • Operate a programme of activities suitable to the age range of children in your area in conjunction with other staff.
  • To keep a proper record of achievement file on your key children, for parents.
  • Support all staff and engage in a good staff team.
  • Liase with and support parents and other family members.
  • To be involved in out of working hours activities e.g. training, monthly staff meetings, summer fayre, christmas parties etc.
  • To be flexible within working practices of Nursery. Be prepared to help where needed, including to undertake certain domestic jobs within the Nursery, e.g. preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment etc.
  • Work alongside the manager and staff team to ensure that the philosophy behind the project is fulfilled.
  • Recording accidents in the accident book, ensure the manager has initialed the report before the parent receives it.
  • Look upon the Nursery, as a "whole" where can your help be most utilised, be constantly aware of the needs of children.
  • Ensure someone known to Nursery collects child.
  • To respect the confidentiality of information received.
  • To develop your role within the team especially with regard as a key worker.
  • The preparation and completion of activities to suit the child're stage of development.
  • To ensure that mealtimes are a time of pleasant social sharing. Washing and changing children as required.
  • Providing comfort and warmth to poorly child.
  • To ensure the provision of a high quality environment to meet the needs of individual children from differing cultures and religious background, and stages of development.
  • To be aware of the high profile of the Nursery and to up hold its standards at all times.
Required Skills / Experience / Personal Qualities:
  • Enhanced DBS check
  • Maths and English GCSE A*-D or 9-4
  • Ability to relate well to children and adults
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Patient and Calm
  • Team Player
  • Kind and Considerate
  • Trustworthy and Honest
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
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities Workbook
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Be Safe Booklet
Days/Hours: 30-40 hours per week on a varied shift pattern Monday-Friday
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