Childcare Apprentice - Sandfield Natural Playcentre - REF: KA 047

Company overview:

"Sandfield Natural Play Centre is an outstanding, multi-award winning, children's day nursery with a lovely staff team.

Whilst working at Sandfield you can expect excellent training as well as a caring and inspiring place to work."

Key responsibilities of the role

  • To work with children in a high-quality caring environment
  • Work as part of a highly motivated and professional team
  • To attend all training as set out in your training agreement and complete assignments on time
  • Under supervision provide all aspects of care for children including washing, changing and feeding
  • To assist with meeting the personal, social and emotional needs of individual children
  • Learn to plan, organise and implement a programme of activities to meet the needs of each individual child’s needs and interests
  • Enjoy working outdoors with the children in our large nursery garden and woodland
  • Contribute to good standards of safety, hygiene and cleanliness in the nursery
  • To attend occasional out of working hours activities, e.g. training, monthly staff meetings, parents evening, etc.
  • To ensure all children are safeguarded and their welfare and safety is promoted
  • To respect the confidentiality of all information received and comply with the nursery’s equal opportunities polic

Key skills to be successful in your application:

  • Keen interest to work with children in a nursery environment
  • Caring nature
  • Desire to work towards an apprenticeship in childcare
  • Good standard of education

Location: Whiston                                         
Contracted hours: 35                                                                       
Hourly rate of pay: National Minimum Wage
The successful candidate for this position will complete an enhanced DBS Police check.

Closing date: 30 September 2021       

How to apply: 

1. Download and complete the application form 

2. Return it via email to

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