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Current Vacancies

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VacancyCourse SubjectEmployerClosing Date

Advanced Apprentice Nursery Assistant (EYE)

 Early Years Educator  Kids 1st Day Nursery  20th January 2017

Advanced Apprentice Nursery Assistant (EYE)

 Early Years Educator   Kiddies Corner Nursery  1st February 2017
Advanced Apprentice Nursery Assistant (EYE)  Early Years Educator  Upperthorpe Nursery 1st February 2017 
Apprentice Care Assistant  Health and Social Care  Gardens Care Home 2nd February 2017 

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Advanced Apprentice Nursery Assistant (EYE)

  • Employer: Kids 1st Day Nursery 
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Apprentice £125.80 per week 
  • Number of Posts: 1

Vacancy Details

We are a nursery chain consisting of 9 private day nurseries throughout the North East. This vacancy is at our Darlington Nursery. Kids 1st Darlington opened in January 2008 and is situated in West Park not far from the A1. The purpose-built nursery is split into rooms depending on age group and level of development and each room has direct access to large, well-equipped and challenging gardens which have been designed to suit the age groups that use them. In March 2015 Kids 1st Darlington achieved their second Outstanding Ofsted Report.

The vacancy will require the successful applicant to carry out a range of tasks including:

  • Assisting in the preparation and setting up of activities
  • Assisting the Nursery Nurses to follow daily routines of specific rooms and for individual children
  • Assisting the Nursery Nurses in written plans and implementation of the curriculum
  • Having an awareness of the children’s ability and organise activities appropriate to their stage of development
  • Acting as a positive role model to both children and other staff members
  • Developing positive working relationships between children and parents, maintaining confidentiality at all times

Training will be provided:

  • In-house training by Kids 1st Nurseries.
  • L3 Diploma Early Years Educator (EYE)
  • L2 Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Functional Skill ICT Level 2
  • L1 Safeguarding Children

To apply:

Please apply on the Apprenticeship Vacancies Website or submit CVs to l&s@darlington.gov.uk

For more information:

Please contact Lauren Mallaby on 01325 405601 or email Lauren.Mallaby@darlington.gov.uk

Closing Date: 20th January 2017

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Advanced Apprentice Nursery Assistant (EYE)

  • Employer: Kiddies Corner
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Apprentice £125.80 per week 
  • Number of Posts: 2

Vacancy Details

Kiddies Corner originally opened in February 2002. The nursery has been owned and operated by Matthew and Vanessa Lovejoy since October 2010. Kiddies Corner is registered with OFSTED for 83 children and is approved by the Local Authority to provide free early years education for 3 and 4 year olds and free childcare for 2 year olds.

The nursery provide Nursery Care on a full or part-time basis for babies (0 to 2 years), toddlers (2 to 3 years) and pre-school children (3 to 5 years). Pre-school children can also attend on a sessional basis to receive the free early years entitlement. They also provide Out-of-School Care at the beginning and end of each working day, and also a Holiday Club.

The successful applicant will be expected to:

  • Assist with the planning, preparation and setting up of activities 
  • Assist the Nursery Practitioners to follow daily routines of specific rooms and for individual children 
  • Assist the Nursery Practitioners in written plans and implementation of the curriculum 
  • Carry out and develop their role as a key worker
  • Observe, assess and plan for individual children
  • Know and use the EYFS
  • Maintain Health and Safety and high levels of hygiene
  • Know and follow employer policies and procedures
  • Work in partnership with team members, parents and other professionals
  • Act as positive role model to both children and other staff members
  • Develop positive working relationships between children and parents, maintaining confidentiality at all times

Training will be provided:

  • In-house training
  • L3 Diploma Early Years Educator (EYE)
  • L2 Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Functional Skills ICT Level 2
  • L1 Safeguarding Children

To apply:

Please apply on the Apprenticeship Vacancies Website or submit CVs to l&s@darlington.gov.uk

For more information:

Please contact Lauren Mallaby on 01325 405601 or email Lauren.Mallaby@darlington.gov.uk

Closing Date: Wednesday 1st February 2017

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Advanced Apprentice Nursery Assistant (EYE)

  • Employer: Upperthorpe Nursery
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Apprentice £125.80 per week 
  • Number of Posts: 1

Vacancy Details

Upperthorpe Children’s Day Nursery provides care for children from birth to 11 years old. Set in a conservation area, Upperthorpe Nursery offers a unique, safe and stimulating environment for children to enjoy. Situated on a main commuter route, the nursery is positioned close to Darlington Memorial Hospital and the town centre, with ample parking facilities on site. It is a Private Day Nursery approved by the Local Authority to provide free childcare for children aged from 2 years and free Early Pre-School Education for 3 and 4 years olds.

The successful applicant will be expected to:

  • Assist in the preparation and setting up of activities in the Pre-School room
  • Assist the Nursery Practitioners to follow daily routines of specific rooms and for individual children
  • Assist the Nursery Practitioners in written plans and implementation of the curriculum
  • Have an awareness of the children's ability and organise activities appropriate to their stage of development
  • Act as positive role model to both children and other staff members
  • Develop positive working relationships between children and parents, maintaining confidentiality at all times

Training will be provided:

  • In-house training
  • L3 Diploma Early Years Educator (EYE)
  • L2 Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Functional Skills ICT Level 2
  • L1 Safeguarding Children

To apply:

Please apply on the Apprenticeship Vacancies Website or submit CVs to l&s@darlington.gov.uk

For more information:

Please contact Lauren Mallaby on 01325 405601 or email Lauren.Mallaby@darlington.gov.uk

Closing Date: Wednesday 1st February 2017

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Apprentice Care Assistant

  • Employer: The Gardens Care Home 
  • Hours: 37 hours (Shift work) 
  • Salary: £125.80 per week 
  • Number of Posts: 1

Vacancy Details

Located in a quiet area  of Darlington, The Gardens is a nursing and care home mainly focused on residential care for old age, dementia and physical disability. The Gardens also offers respite care for non-residents whose carers are in need of some hours or days off. The residential  home admits adults 55 years or older and compromises 55 single rooms and 1 shared room, 52 of which are en-suite.

The successful applicant will be required to carry out the following:

  • To assist the daily routine of the care home
  • To assist residents in all aspects of their personal care
  • To assist in activities
  • To maintain good levels of housekeeping and good levels of hygiene
  • To assist residents with their mobility needs
  • To work as part of a team 
  • To assist residents during mealtimes, this may include serving meals or supporting the individual to eat and drink
  • To record information into appropriate documents
  • To maintain confidentiality

Training will be provided to achieve the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Health and Social Care
  • Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in maths, English and ICT  (as required)

To apply:

Please apply on the National Apprenticeship Vacancies Website or submit CVs to l&s@darlington.gov.uk

For more information: 

Please contact Lauren Mallaby on 01325 405601 or email Lauren.Mallaby@darlington.gov.uk.

Closing Date: Thursday 2nd February 2017

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