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Apprentice Nursery Nurse

An exciting opportunity has become available for an Apprentice Nursery Nurse to join a well-established, family run children’s nursery.

Our client is an independent nursery serving the local communities in St.

Albans, Harpenden and Welwyn Garden City.

Join a growing family who are this year  set to celebrate their 10th Anniversary!

Their success of providing high standards of care and child development wouldn’t be possible without a team of expert carers, nurses and support staff.

The team is valued, and actively invest in building a supportive work environment that encourages learning and career progression from the get-go.

Success and fun is celebrated.

As is the love to recognise those who go above and beyond!

About the Role

This could be your perfect role if you are…

  • Ready to embark on an exciting career journey – no two days will be the same, from learning practical skills, to studying towards your qualification, you are ready to take it all in with open arms.
  • Full of smiles – attending nursery should be something all children look forward to, and you will play a big part in making sure each child feels at ease from the moment they arrive.
  • Have a love for working with children – singing nursery rhymes, expressive arts and crafts, toilet training and teaching essential skills, are just a snapshot of some the activities you will participate in.

  • A confident communicator – through regular communication, you will get to know the families and will build a trusting rapport with them.
  • A true team player – you are an active participant and will exhibit commitment to the team in working co-operatively and providing support to the other Nursery Nurses.
  • Passionate about making a difference – there is no other job quite like this that gives you that rewarding feeling of helping others.

Key Skills, Experience and Qualifications

To be a successful candidate, you will possess the following…

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Some knowledge of EYFS standards and curriculum
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage time between work and study



  • Some experience of working and caring for children under 5 within a nursery environment (Desirable)


  • GCSEs in Maths and English at Grade A

    *-C or equivalent (Essential)
  • Willing to achieve NVQ Level 3 in Childcare or equivalent (Essential)
  • Current First Aid at Work Certificate (Desirable)

How to Apply

If you have a genuine passion about Early Years Education and want to be part of our growing family, please apply by sending your CV & the Hiring Company will be in direct contact.

NB: Children’s nursery care is a highly regulated sector and you will be required to obsessively follow company processes, policies and procedures to ensure our children’s safety and security.

As you might expect, a DBS check will be a compulsory part of the selection process.  

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £4 - £5ph plus incentives
  • Location: St Albans
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Education
  • Recruiter: Hiring People
  • Contact: Hiring People
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  • Reference: PSN2/50
  • Posted: 2019-10-14 15:14:25 -

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