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Newcastle upon Tyne

Pre Apprenticeship (Childcare)
Full time
National Minimum Wage according to age

Newcastle City Council are recruiting five Pre Apprentice’s in Childcare.

The pre apprenticeship will last for between 12 weeks and 6 months, paid at National Minimum Wage according to age.

The nurseries are located across the city and provides great public transport links and road access.

The current locations are:

Castle Nurseries at Willow Avenue
Greenway, Fenham, NE4 9TU

Castle Nurseries at Shieldfield
Clarence Walk, Shieldfield, NE2 1AD

Castle Nurseries at Montagu
Houghton Avenue, Cowgate, NE5 3UT

Castle Nurseries at Rye Hill
Colby Court, NE4 6HL

Castle Nurseries at Dunstanburgh Road
1 Bywell Street, Walker, NE6 2QN

We give priority to the employability and skills needs of young people aged under 25 because they have a higher unemployment rate than over 25’s, particularly 16-18 year olds Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET). We are keen that all sections of the community, including Looked After Children, disadvantaged communities within Newcastle upon Tyne such as those parts of the City with low Index of Multiple Depravation (IMD) scores, have the same opportunities in life as other people.

We guarantee an interview to candidates from under- represented groups that meet the essential criteria documented on our Person Specification.

These apprenticeships will be advertised with until Friday 19 January 18.

All information including Job Description, Person Specification and Application Form can be downloaded from the site.

All application must be received by Monday 22 January 2018.

Completed application forms must be returned by post to:
Kenny More
Newcastle City Council
HR Apprenticeships, Stratford House
Newington Road East, Newcastle upon Tyne
NE2 1PX.

It is essential that you list two referees on the application form including e-mail and full contact addresses for both.

Fixed Term

  19 Jan 2018

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