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Early Childhood Development Apprentice
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- Job title:
- Early Childhood Development Apprentice
- Closing date:
- 13/04/2023 10:00
- Job type/Hours:
- Temporary two years | 37 Hour
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Make a genius decision, choose an apprenticeship in Gwynedd Council!
Have you considered a career working with children?
To be successful in this apprenticeship, we are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is ready to learn. We are also looking for an individual who can communicate with confidence, work as part of a team and demonstrate their potential to succeed as an apprentice.
Following an apprenticeship is merely the start of the journey as it can lead to a number of exciting career paths. Therefore, don’t miss this opportunity – apply today!
CLOSING DATE: 10.00a.m, THURSDAY 13th April 2023
Remember to follow the guidelines in the INFORMATION PACK when completing the application form.
The Council will request a Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service for the successful candidate
If you are short listed, you will be contacted by phone.
If you have any questions, email email@example.com
For more information - https://www.gwynedd.llyw.cymru/apprenticeships
Show the appropriate behaviour and attitude
- Be fair and able to treat others with respect
- Be helpful and positive
Show commitment to work or project
- Be responsible for carrying out the duties of an apprentice role to the highest level
- Fulfil all required duties
Working as part of a team
- Be able to work as part of a team
- Contribute towards team meetings and communicate regularly and effectively with other team members
Communicating with confidence
- Be able to communicate with confidence in Welsh and English
- Be able to show the appropriate skills to communicate effectively with any audience
Commitment to learning
- Commit to your development to fulfil your job and apprenticeship
- Continuously identify and implement personal development needs
Understand what is required to work for the council
- Understand the challenges that is facing the Council
- Pursue opportunities to be creative
- Ensure that the people of Gwynedd is central to everything that you do
QUALIFICATIONS AND RELEVANT TRAINING
Qualified to at least level 2 meeting the following requirements:
- 4 GCSEs grade D or above (grade C or above in mathematics)
- Level 2 vocational qualification (e.g. BTEC First Level 2 Diploma)
For your information, any combination of qualifications with an equivalent grade will be acceptable
SKILLS AND SPECIALIST KNOWLEDGE
Listening and Speaking
Able to maintain a fluent conversation on a number of various everyday subjects, and discuss cases involving the field of work.
Able to follow a discussion in Welsh, in Clear Welsh, on familiar matters relating to the post. Able to contribute to the conversation and answer questions.
Reading and Understanding
Understand everyday correspondence on familiar issues at work.
Understand longer reports in Clear Welsh and be able to pick up the main points. (help may be required with the vocabulary).
Able to write letters for a specific purpose, e-mails and short reports in Welsh and English, using vocabulary and simple phrases that are familiar to the field of work. (They will need to be checked before being sent out).
PURPOSE OF THE POST
- Receive experiences and support in the workplace to complete an apprenticeship and gain qualifications in the finance field
- To contribute as a team member within the Children’s department to support a child’s language development and develop the play skills of young children and their parents
- Ensuring that the people of Gwynedd are central to everything we do
RESPONSIBILITY FOR FUNCTIONS
The Early Years Unit which is part of the Children and Family Support Department provides services to families with children aged 0-4, across Gwynedd. The Early Development team works specifically to support language development and develop the play skills of children and their parents.
The team’s work includes working 1:1 with parents and their children, creating information packs, and also offering groups to develop parents’ skills to support their children.
The team works very close with a number of other services and teams such as health visitors, family support officers, language therapists, a team of teachers and a number of specialist services.
All Gwynedd Council apprentices are expected to demonstrate the following:
- The right behavior and attitude
- Do your best in the day to day work and the qualification
- Contribute towards the success of the Council
- Working effectively as part of a team
- Communicate effectively
- Be ready to learn new things
- Understand exactly what is needed to work for the Council
Here is an overview of the main duties of the job:
- Experience with the support of Team officers to develop working skills with parents and their children
- Experience with the support of Team officers to plan packages to support the development of speech and skills, and child development
- Experience of planning and organising sessions for children and their parents, working closely with the members of the Team
- Experience of working closely with officers and others within the Early Years
- Working across the County to receive different experiences
- Experience of working together with officers from other Early Years Unit Teams, in order to offer services to children and their parents
- Develop the individual's creative skills by developing ideas and resources Receive and use information about specialist services and come to understand how to work effectively with them, to support parents and their children.
- Attend additional training and information sessions relevant to the Team's work.
As a Cyngor Gwynedd member of staff, you have the following responsibilities:
- Responsibility for self-development.
- Ensure that the Health and Safety rules in the workplace and the Council’s Health and Safety Policy are followed
- Follow the Council’s policies in relation to equal opportunities and equality.
- Responsible for managing information and to ensure that personal information is treated appropriately
- Commit to the Carbon Management Plan and encourage people to reduce the Council’s Carbon Footprint
- Responsibility to report any suspicion that a child or vulnerable adult is being abused