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Job Vacancies

We are Hiring !!! 

Childcare Apprentice  – Childcare, but not as you know it!

If you are passionate about working with children and would like to work with us, please apply today, including a cover letter to confirm why you would like to work in this sector.

We believe that our colleagues are the lifeblood of our Nursery. Recruiting the very best team members, we firmly believe in rewarding successes! As a Forest Nursery colleague, you will receive excellent benefits including: -

  • Paid Training Time
  • Free DBS and Uniform
  • Free First Aid Training for every room-based colleague
  • Monthly colleague newsletters
  • Apprenticeships – where you can attain your Level 2 or 3 in Childcare while gaining real experience in our setting and earning a real wage.
  • Real opportunities for career progression.
  • Star colleague of the month scheme

Qualifications and Skills:

Maths and English grades 4 and above or equivalent such as Functional skills level 2 (If you are currently awaiting your grades just let us know).

The Apprenticeship opportunity is open to all age ranges (hours may vary).

Successful candidates are subject to two satisfactory references and a Full Enhanced DBS check.

The role will include:

  • Undertaking training to obtain recognised qualifications, including completing assignments on time
  • To attend team meetings and contribute relevant ideas
  • Under supervision to provide all aspects of care for children including changing and feeding
  • To assist with meeting the personal and emotional needs of children
  • To provide adult interaction with children in the setting
  • To be aware of the settings confidentiality policy

Personal qualities:

  • You must want to pursue a career in Childcare, be able to demonstrate enthusiasm and interaction with the children.
  • You must also be; trustworthy, punctual, reliable, committed, motivated and polite with a smart appearance.
  • In return we will offer you an apprenticeship and during your training we will assist and encourage you as you strive to reach a high standard of professionalism and become a confident and knowledgeable practitioner.

The nursery will meet the cost of the training.

An apprenticeship starting salary of £200.00 per week.

If you would like more information, or you would like to apply, please e-mail Holly at