Apprentice Nursery Assistant, The Rocking Horse Nursery

We are seeking an individual to begin a Level 2 Apprenticeship at our Nursery. This is an exciting new opportunity to join our friendly team in our state-of-the-art premises. You will be supported by experienced and qualified staff in developing your career in childcare and gaining your Level 2 Children and Young People’s Workforce qualification.
Responsibilities will include:

 Creating a learning environment within our new facility for the children to naturally develop and realise their potential.
 Encouraging and playing with the children including excursions (weather permitting) to ensure a rounded experience
 Enabling parents to feel secure and involved in the development of their child by assisting the Senior Nursery Nurse to maintain correct confidential development records, daily journals and other notes
 Helping to maintain at all times suitable conditions of hygiene and cleanliness for the children. Assisting in the maintenance of correct records, which are kept for special dietary needs. Assisting in the supervision of meal times and feeding techniques.

Previous childcare experience isn’t necessary, as you will receive full training and support throughout your apprenticeship. Anyone 17 years plus can apply, whether you’re just leaving school or are seeking to start a new career. This post is however subject to Enhanced DBS (previously CRB).

We can offer a competitive salary and attractive benefits scheme including:
 25 days holiday per year (plus public holidays)
 Free annual membership to the Racecourse + complimentary tickets
 Discounted Health Club membership
 Reduced rate childcare at the Rocking Horse Nursery on-site
 Contributory pension scheme matched up to 5%
 Private healthcare scheme
 Life assurance scheme
 Opportunities for training and career growth

The Rocking Horse Nursery is based in the unique setting of Newbury Racecourse one of the country’s leading sporting venues. We have extensive experience in nurturing the early development of children, our aim being to provide children with opportunities to develop a wide range of skills, covering all aspects of their development.

To apply for this opportunity, please email your CV and covering letter to our retained consultant Hugh Nickerson at Conundrum Consulting Limited at, quoting reference JID1019 in the subject line.

Strictly no agencies, all enquiries will be forwarded to Conundrum