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We have new apprenticeship vacancies both with Progress to Excellence and external employers who we work with on a regular basis. If you have any questions about the vacancies below, please email angela.fox@progresstoexcellence.co.uk or call us on 0151 650 6933 and we’ll be happy to help.

Current apprenticeship vacancies

Weekly wage: £131.25
Duration: 18 months
Closing date: 29 September 2017

This is an exciting role within a well-established Dental practice based just outside Crewe. The role is a great opportunity for the successful candidate to develop their skills and knowledge in the Dental sector, whilst working towards a nationally recognised qualification.

Duties will include:

  • Assisting the clinician with patients, e.g. mixing materials, recording notes
  • Sterilisation/decontamination duties
  • Maintaining stock levels
  • Liaising with support staff to ensure smooth running of processes and patient care.

*Salary will be reviewed after 3 months by employer based on job performance*

Weekly wage: £129.50
Duration: 12 months
Closing date: 22 September 2017

Sisley is a family company, a French company, a company with a strong international presence. The Sisley brand is a leader within the luxury skincare and cosmetic market.

Duties will include:

  • Working towards sales targets
  • Working within a team environment
  • Maintaining image standards on counter
  • Stock management
  • Excellent customer service/ building relationships with clients

Weekly wage: £129.50
Duration: 12 months
Closing date: 10 October 2017

Sisley is a family company, a French company, a company with a strong international presence. The Sisley brand is a leader within the luxury skincare and cosmetic market.

Duties will include:

  • Working towards sales targets
  • Working within a team environment
  • Maintaining image standards on counter
  • Stock management
  • Excellent customer service/ building relationships with clients

Weekly wage: £129.50
Duration: 18 months
Closing date: 10 October 2017

An exciting opportunity to join a friendly team at Euro Dental Care. Carry out reception and related administrative duties within the practice and perform such other tasks as reasonably requested by the principal.

Key tasks

  • Answer the telephone and deal with patient enquiries in a positive, efficient and friendly manner
  • Receive and deal with patients and visitors in a pleasant and prompt manner
  • Schedule patient appointments in accordance with the practice policies and keep records of all appointments and remind patients of their appointments as required
  • Collect and record patient payments and pursue any debts in accordance with the practice payments policy
  • Follow computer procedures to ensure that patient records are properly maintained
  • Carry out routine house-keeping procedures on the computer, including undertaking regular back- ups in line with practice policies
  • Liaise with dental laboratories, suppliers and other organisations as required, keeping records of laboratory work in and out
  • Deal in an appropriate and prompt manner with patient feedback and inform the operations manager about patient comments and complaints
  • Manage the sales of dental sundries to patients and ensure patients are provided with the opportunity to buy sundries when they leave the practice
  • Identify his/her own training and development needs and undertake appropriate training as agreed with the line manager during appraisal
  • Provide feedback on the performance of the trainee receptionist that you may supervise
  • Assist throughout the practice and perform such other tasks as reasonably requested by the principal
  • Attend all practice meetings as requested

Weekly wage: £140.00
Duration: 18 months
Closing date: 25 September 2017

To provide safe and high quality care in line with the EYFS.  To ensure children receive diverse and stimulating experiences and opportunities which meet their individual developmental needs and well-being.  To do this successfully you are expected to:

  • Have an understanding of the EYFS and to be able to implement it throughout the Nursery
  • Have an understanding of the Safeguarding policy and procedure and to be able to
  • Interact with children through play and during care routines at all times
  • Carry out room routine and daily activities based on children’s individual interests and
  • Ensure a safe and stimulating child led environment, both indoors and outdoors, is provided
  • Apply consistent behaviour management strategies

Weekly wage: £218.00
Duration: 12 months
Closing date: 4 October 2017

Exciting and rare Business Administration opportunity supporting the Ravat & Ray Dental Care head office team. We are looking for an Apprentice Administration Assistant to join our Head Office Team. Are you passionate about delivering an outstanding patient experience? Do you have a can-do attitude, as well as the desire to succeed and deliver results? If the answer is yes, we want to hear from you!

Support the HR, Operations & Finance Teams in the daily office/administrative duties including:

  • Filing
  • Minute taking
  • Handling emails
  • Answering phone calls
  • Invoicing
  • Data entry

Weekly wage: £89.25
Duration: 18 months
Closing date: 4 October 2017

This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established company and gain new skills and knowledge whilst working towards a nationally recognised qualification. The role will support the administrative and financial teams within the business.

General administration duties to include:

  • Answering the telephone.
  • Record messages and distribute.
  • Filing/archiving.
  • Photo copying.
  • Typing/minute taking.
  • Organise/preparation for meetings.
  • Gathering/storing/recording confidential finance information.
  • Working alongside our finance manager.

Weekly wage: £140.00
Duration: 12 months
Closing date: 29 September 2017

We require an apprentice to work up to 40 hours per week in an exciting and rewarding early years setting. We are currently looking for a motivated individual to join our team based in Colindale NW9.

  • To contribute in providing a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children placed in the nursery.
  • To give support to other personnel in the Nursery.
  • To implement the daily routine in the room.
  • To work together as a team supporting each other for the benefit of the children. Liaise with Parent’s and Carer’s sharing information about their child’s development.

Weekly wage: £140.00
Duration: 12 months
Closing date: 25 Sept 2017

Will be given excellent experience and training in all aspects of childcare within an Ofsted rated Outstanding nursery.

Must be able to work between 8am-6pm Monday to Friday. Your duties will include:

  • Will be responsible for key group of children
  • To have an understanding and ability to put into practice Safeguarding policies and procedures for every child
  • To ensure that each child is treated as an individual and that their development needs are met on an ongoing basis through the Child base Approach and Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Framework
  • To ensure every child, family and colleague matters by implementing Inclusive Practice and working in partnership.

Weekly wage: £168.75 – £187.50
Duration: 12 months
Closing date: 25 September 2017

An exciting opportunity for an apprentice at Saplings Day Nursery to provide high standards of care, learning, to support the personal, social and emotional development for children aged from 6 months – 8 years of age according to their individual needs. Give support to other personnel within the Nursery to Implement the daily routine in your area of work/nursery room.

  • Support practitioners to ensure a healthy and safe environment is maintained at all times, for all the children within the nursery.
  • To contribute to a programme of activities suitable to the age range of children in your area of work in conjunction with other staff.
  • Assist team to implement required frame of the Early Years Foundation and a programme of activities to promote the framework
  • Support practitioners to keep accurate records of achievement on their key children, for parents and to inform planning

Weekly wage: £168.75
Duration: 18 months
Closing date: 4 October 2017

The apprentice will provide high standards of care and learning, supporting the personal, social and emotional development for children aged from 6 months – 8 years of age according to their individual needs. They will also give support to other personnel within the Nursery and implement the daily routine in their own area of nursery room.

Duties include:

  • Support practitioners to ensure a healthy and safe environment is maintained at all times, for all the children within the nursery
  • To contribute to a programme of activities suitable to the age range of children in your area of work in conjunction with other staff
  • Assist team to implement required frame of the Early Years Foundation and a programme of activities to promote the framework
  • Support practitioners to keep accurate records of achievement on their key children, for parents and to inform planning
  • Support children’s learning based upon their interests and individual learning style

Weekly wage: £135.00
Duration: 12 months
Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

The Apprentice Carer who will be responsible for serving hot and cold food/drinks. The successful candidate will assist in serving hot/cold food and drinks. Duties will include:

  •  Serving hot/cold food and drinks
  •  Making beds and keeping the home clean and tidy
  •  Following infection control/ health & safety policy and procedures
  •  Adhering to the CQC standards and requirements
  •  Assisting carers with delivering personal care to service users
  •  Follow instructions from senior staff
  •  Working alongside the activities coordinator entertaining the service users.

Weekly wage: £135.00
Duration: 12 months
Closing date: 10 October 2017

As a learning administrator at nSpire, you will be responsible for the organisation and accounts of the company. With this opportunity, you will be taught how to use Quickbooks, a well-known online accountancy program which will ultimately train you to be able to manage finances for small businesses. Duties will include:

  • Creating Invoices and Expenses
  • Reconciliation and PAYE
  • Completing VAT returns
  • Responding to emails
  • Processing Trade Application Forms
  • Using Spreadsheets for data

Weekly wage: £120.00
Duration: 12 months
Closing date: 10 October 2017

As an account manager at nSpire you will be responsible for every aspect of the sales operation. The lead, approach, presentation and of course the close – pursued by the follow-up. You will be responsible for generating your own leads and achieving your own customer base and have the flexibility to negotiate pricing. Duties will include:

  • Generate new leads and grow customer base
  • Cold calling
  • Assisting with inbound calls
  • Raise sales orders and price quotes
  • Negotiate pricing
  • Ensure consistent growth in the client & yourself
  • Maintain a healthy business relationship with your clients
  • Grow customer satisfaction and promote nSpire

Weekly wage: £140.00
Duration: 12 months
Closing date: 25 September 2017

You will be assigned a mentor within each room and she will be responsible for ensuring you receive all relevant training. You will be required to assist practitioners during song time and other activities throughout the day. General duties will include cleaning the rooms and the bathroom and any other duties deemed necessary by your mentor. You will be required to attend all in house training offered and staff meetings.

Weekly wage: £140.00
Duration: 12 months
Closing date:  29 Sept 2017

The successful candidate will work as part of the overall team to help in providing a high quality care and educational service to all of our children and families. They will also assist the key person with child observations. The successful candidate will be part of the team in terms of delivering planning in the moment and evaluating educational opportunities for children from 3 months to 5 years.

Duties will include:

  • To work with team members to promote children’s social, emotional, physical, language and intellectual development within a secure, safe and stimulating environment both inside and out in the garden.
  • To work in accordance with the nursery’s policies and procedures, and ensure that all policies and procedures are understood.
  • To work with team members to provide appropriate physical care in the area of washing, toileting, feeding, dressing, comforting and administering medication, adhering to nursery policies and procedures at all times.

Weekly wage: £131.25
Duration: 12 months
Closing date:  25 Sept 2017

The successful candidate will support all teams in administrative tasks as and when required.

Principal duties include:

  • To work towards completion of a Business Administration Apprenticeship
  • To support with the administration of Functional Skills exam bookings and collate results and feedback for the appropriate staff members
  • To support the Training Department to upload CPD and Social Care TV units to Smart Assessor
  • To support in the preparation, planning and arrangements of appropriate Awarding Bodies and internal meetings if required
  • To answer incoming calls and refer queries to the appropriate staff member when required.

Weekly wage: £133.00
Duration: 12 months
Closing date: 10 October 2017

An exciting opportunity for an apprentice to join a busy team at Euro Dental dental care You will, answer the telephone in the prescribed manner, welcome all patients arriving at the practice, ensure that the appointment system is efficient and accurate and collect and record patient payments. Once qualified, you will be able to register with the General Dental Council and will be able to make further progress in your career. We actively promote additional training for our team members. Following from the dental nursing qualification, it is possible to undertake extended duties such as Impression Taking, Radiography (Xrays) and Oral Health Instruction. This can then later lead you to university to become a Hygienist or Therapist. The options are limitless!

Weekly wage: £105.00
Duration: 18 months
Closing date: 28 Sept 2017

The Circles Montessori Day Nursery are looking for a new apprentice to join our Nursery team, you will be working and learning alongside the team in providing the highest possible level of care and education for the children within the setting.

Weekly wage: £105.00
Duration: 12 months
Closing date: 28 Sept 2017

The Circles Montessori Day Nursery are looking for a new apprentice to join our Nursery team, you will be working and learning alongside the team in providing the highest possible level of care and education for the children within the setting.

Weekly wage: £105.00
Duration: 12 months
Closing date: 10 Oct 2017

The successful apprentice will work under the direction of the manager and deputy manager as required. They must support the aims and objectives of the setting and to assist the manager to ensure all children in the setting are cared for correctly and that the settings mission statement is adhered to.

Weekly wage: £131.25
Duration: 18 months
Closing date: 28 Sep 2017

An exciting opportunity for an apprentice to join Progress Schools Limited to support the Business Development team with ensuring that the business meets its financial profiles through the effective administration of school systems and financial documentation.

Weekly wage: £140.00
Duration: 18 months
Closing date: 20 Sep 2017

Nursery Practitioner vacancies to work in a small Nursery in the centre of Midsomer Norton. We cater for Children aged 6 months to five years and are looking for self-motivated, enthusiastic apprentice with a passion for working with Early Years to join our team.

Weekly wage: £131.25
Duration: 12 months
Closing date: 25 Sep 2017

The apprentice will support day-to-day running of business involving handling of mail, photocopying, filing and archiving and other general clerical/administrative duties.

Weekly wage: £140.00
Duration: 18 months
Closing date: 10 October 2017

An exciting opportunity for an apprentice to join our fantastic team of dedicated and passionate practitioners with children aged from 3 months – 5 years in a busy full day care nursery.

Weekly wage: £280.00
Duration: 12 months
Closing date: 4 October 2017

The main purpose of this Apprenticeship is to provide a professional Administration Support to the East Hampshire Service, undertake general administrative duties and to assist the Team Leader and other staff as and when required. The post holder will work towards a Level 2 in Business Administration.

Weekly wage: £144.38
Duration: 12 months
Closing date: 4 October 2017

An exciting opportunity to join Barnabas House Private Nursery as an apprentice Nursery Nurse. The nursery will offer fully supported training with a offer of full time employment on completion of qualification.

Weekly wage: £150.00
Duration: 18 months
Closing date: 15 October 2017

An exciting opportunity for a Facilities Management Apprentice to join RTM Estates to help with organising, managing and coordinating essential services for our estates such as maintenance, cleaning waste disposal etc. Dealing with contractors and works orders. Customer service and health & safety for property owners.

Annual wage: £7,299.00
Duration: 12 months
Closing date: 15 October 2017

An exciting opportunity to work in a busy primary school in Newall Green Manchester, as an Apprentice Nursery Assistant Level 2 with responsibility for lunchtime duties.

Weekly wage: £84.00
Duration: 12 months
Closing date: 6 October 2017

To carry out activities based on the ages and stages of children in their care. The successful candidate will gain knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (2012) and will work within the policies and procedures of the setting.

Weekly wage: £136.50
Duration: 18 months
Closing date: 13 October 2017

The apprentice will be working closely with the maintenance team at Gloucester Ski & Snowboard Centre. The apprentice will receive on the job training in all areas of maintaining one of the largest dry ski centres in the UK as well as its side line business Battle-Hill Ultimate Laser Tag.