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Nursery Nurse

Pitter Patter Day Nursery
2 Dulais Rd, Pontarddulais, SA4 8RH, United Kingdom.
Apprenticeship rates
Hours of work:
16-30 hours per week
Foundation Apprenticeship (Level 2)
Possible start date:
01 December 2021
Closing date:
31 January 2022
Positions available:
Vacancy ID:

About the apprenticeship


Work as a member of the Nursery Team, showing initiative & creativity; work co-operatively & with flexibility whilst promoting a positive approach to a harmonious working environment
Work with team to create an emotionally, stimulating & attractive environment - indoors & outdoors
Plan with your team - play & learning activities suitable for the age range of the children; Support & extend children’s learning & development through stimulating & challenging activities appropriate to their needs, interests & development stages; Encourage the children to be confident, independent & develop their self esteem
Offer ideas & suggestions regarding activities for the children
Assist the Supervisor to develop best practices which meet identified quality indicators; Accept instruction regarding working practices including the supervision of children
Ensure the continuous smooth running of your room in the absence of the Room Supervisor; communicate effectively to promote respect and professional teamwork
Develop positive and professional relationships with other staff working in the nursery
Staff are expected to provide support for each other, to cover each other’s areas of work during absences, to share information and contribute generally to the smooth running of the nursery; Assist each other in the completion of daily tasks
Promoting & Maintaining relationships with Children, Parents/Carers & Visitors to the nursery
Communicate effectively with staff, parents & children

Additional information

Special Requirements:
This post requires a satisfactory enhanced level DBS
Be aware of the high profile of Pitter Patter Day Nursery and to uphold its standards at all times. Act as a Role Model to all who visit and work in the Nursery so high standards of professionalism is maintained at all times



Good communication skills(Oral & Written) and a pleasant disposition
Ability to relate and communicate with parents and encourage their active partnership
Be able to work as part of a professional team; be reliable and motivated
Ability to form caring and trusting relationships with children and their families
Commitment to undertake professional development to enhance childcare skills and knowledge
Empathy and understanding of children
Willing to work flexibly and creatively to meet the needs of the Nursery, keen to achieve success for self and others
Dedicated, caring, enthusiastic, reliable, creative, flexible, approachable, honest and trustworthy
Self motivated and a good team player, ability to show initiative
Able to respect confidentiality and exercise discretion


No minimum requirements


Welsh Spoken Skills:
Welsh Written Skills:

Course details

Children's Care, Play, Learning & Development Level 2

About the employer

Pitter Patter Day Nursery 2 Dulais Rd

Disability confident

Yes, we are part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

The successful applicant will be notified of interview as appropriate.

How to apply

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