Website The Mulberry Bush

In Summer 2018 the Mulberry Bush opened our second setting in Bitterne Park, Southampton. This state of the art, bespoke nursery setting has exceeded all expectations and we are pleased to be welcoming new families to the Mulberry Bush every day. Set over two floors and with a stunning mixed terrain garden with mud kitchen, large sit in sand pit with scales, slide and functional water feature, this is a space that offers a wealth of adventure and exploration.

Are you looking to train in childcare? A friendly, local nursery in Southampton, Hampshire is looking for a Nursery Apprentice to join their team. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full-time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.

As an apprentice your duties would include:

  • Creating warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally
  • Under supervision you will provide all aspects of care for children including washing, changing and feeding
  • Acting as key worker to a small group of children and recording observations and planning for them
  • Completing all Apprenticeship work as set by Showcase Training Assessor
  • Assisting with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children
  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
  • Being aware of the nurseries policies and procedures and ensure they are adhered to

This role is 32 hours per week Monday – Friday. Candidates will be on a wage of £6.75 per hour, increasing to National Minimum/Living Wage after 12 months of employment.

Training to be provided by Showcase Training:

  • NCFE/CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner (15 Months) OR
  • NCFE/CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Educator (18 months)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English (unless exempt)

Please check that you can travel to this employer on a daily basis before applying. Should you have any queries regarding the role, please contact James on 07715 658042

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