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Level 3  - Fernside

We are looking for a level 3 childcare practitioner to join our team at Fernside.


Apprentice - Fernside

We have an opportunity for an apprentice to join our supportive, qualified team in September 2018.  You will gain the skills and experience to further your employment prospects within the Childcare Sector. You will work as part of our team having an input into the planning of education and play activities for our little beans and contributing towards providing a warm, friendly and stimulating environment of high quality play, care and education. You will have a commitment to personal and professional development, working within your Learning Agreement and an understanding of Safeguarding Policies and Health & Safety Hygiene standards, to include domestic duties, associated to the care of children. You will have an understanding of Ofsted, work within current legislation and our Policies and Procedures.

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  • Personal Details

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  • You must bring the original documentation if invited to an interview as evidence of your entitlement to work in this country. Failure to do so will invalidate your application. Please confirm which of the following you have:
  • Education & qualifications

    Please use the boxes below to tell us about qualifications you have obtained throughout your secondary education, further education and professional training. Please continue on a separate sheet if required. You will be required to bring original copies of certificates to interview.

  • Employment

    Please give full details of all your previous employment. This should include all paid and unpaid employment, work experience and placements. Exact dates of employment must be given. If you have held different posts with the same employer please include these separately. Please indicate reasons for any substantial gaps in employment and full time study and continue on a separate sheet if necessary. Please start with your present employer. If you are not currently in employment please leave blank.

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  • References

    Please give us the names of 2 people (not related to you or a friend), who can be contacted to provide a reference for you. At least one should be work related. If this is your first job, please give a tutor / lecturer’s name.

  • Declaration

    The job for which you are applying involves substantial access to children and is therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of offenders’ act 1974. You are required to declare any convictions or cautions you may have, even if they would otherwise be regarded as ‘spent’ under this Act. The information you give will be treated in confidence. The disclosure of a criminal record will not debar you from appointment unless we consider that the conviction renders you unsuitable for employment. In making this decision we will consider the nature of the offence, how long ago it occurred and what age you were when it was committed together with any other factor which may be relevant. Failure to declare a conviction may disqualify you from appointment or result in summary dismissal if a discrepancy is revealed once appointed.
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  • All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check (DBS). The information that you provide will be handled and processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. It may be used by Little Beans Day Care Limited for business purposes including the prevention and detection of fraud as well as for HR purposes and administration. If you are appointed, this information will form part of your personnel record and will be treated as confidential and will not be disclosed to any unauthorised person.
  • I confirm that all the information given on this application form is true and complete. I understand that any falsification or deliberate omissions may disqualify my application or lead to my dismissal. I confirm that I am entitled to work in the UK & Ireland and can provide original documentation to confirm this. Please note: If successful in securing an interview you will be asked to provide proof of ID, your eligibility to work in UK along with copies of qualifications relevant to the post to which you are applying.
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