Trainee Nursery Nurse

Istead Rise, Gravesend
£3.70 per hour
28 Jan 2019
25 Feb 2019
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Employer Description

Kiddiecare offers a structured/freeflow routine. We are a setting that enjoys all outdoor activities and many visits into our local community. Our children learn through structured lessons with a balance of free choice play. We strive to offer the highest care and education for all children within a safe and caring environment. Our experienced and dedicated staff supports children to become confident and independent, which then ensures a smooth transitions into their next steps into school and education. Outdoor play is a big part of our children’s development and learning. We have strong ties with our local school and communities. We hold an outstanding Ofsted and our visit from Ofsted praised and congratulated us on our amazing team of staff.


Description of Vacancy

Assist other members of the team within the nursery whilst gaining knowledge and skills to develop you own childcare career. Supporting every child’s ‘learning journey’ whilst in our care.

Promoting partnerships with families, ensuring that each child’s wellbeing is met and that they thrive in a safe environment. Safeguarding all children in our care



Main Responsibilities

To assist with the daily routine in the playroom

To assist with the curriculum planning

Main Duties

To assist and instigate activities suitable for the age range of the children within the unit

Keep records of key children up to date

Liaise with parents / carers and staff members

Undertake domestic duties within the unit

Attend training sessions outside normal working hours

Undertake all ad hoc duties and projects within the nursery.

Confidentiality is paramount



£3.70 per hour



30 hours per week

Monday to Friday


Skills Required

Good maths and English skills

Excellent communication skills

Able to work on own initiative

Attention to detail

Ability to work well on their own

Ability to work in an organised and structured way

Good telephone manner, polite and professional

Ability to work as part of a team


Personal Qualities


Team orientated


Flexible approach to work



Well organised

Good attention to detail

Well-spoken and presentable


Qualifications Required

Minimum achieved Grade D or equivalent in English and Maths.


Training Provided

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Standard – consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if appropriate.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.


Important Information

The employer has asked that you do not contact them direct. Doing so could jeopardise your application. You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wages to be paid.

KT&A: Kent Training & Apprenticeships are part of Kent County Council and are a leading training organisation with nearly 30 years successful experience. KT&A specialise in high quality work-based training, delivered by qualified staff with personal experience of working in the skill area they teach.

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