Early years Lead Practitioner Apprenticeship - Level 5 - Brambles Outdoor Nursery Group, Figheldean

  • Aspire
  • Salisbury,
  • 25 Jan, 2024
Full time Early Years Practitioner/Nursery Nurse Apprentice

Job Description

The Aspire Training Team are looking for an enthusiastic, reliable and hardworking individual to complete their Level 5 Early Years Lead Practitioner Childcare Apprenticeship at Brambles Outdoor Nursery Group at their Figheldean setting, as a Senior Practitioner.

Brambles Figheldean is set in the peaceful and picturesque village of Figheldean, nestled in the Avon Valley to the north of the historic town of Amesbury in Wiltshire.  At Brambles Figheldean we take inspiration from Forest School ethos where we passionately believe children learn and thrive from being surrounded by nature’s abundance. 

Figheldean is rated by OFSTED as OUTSTANDING!

At Brambles the practitioners and children work side by side; Practitioners value the child’s thinking and include their interests, improvisations and invitations to play. Practitioners engage and extend children’s learning by modelling, encouraging and exploring children’s interests.

At Brambles we believe that helping children understand big emotions is important. We create a safe environment with understanding adults in which they learn strategies that help them become resilient, caring adults.

Your duties and responsibilities will include;

  • To help plan the curriculum
  • Help to set up the daily program
  • Tidy away at the end of sessions
  • Be a Key Person to a small group of children
  • Build professional relationship with carers
  • Safeguarding of children is to be paramount 
  • Support with nappy changing and toileting
  • Preparing food
  • Ability to get wet and muddy
  • To be an outdoors person at all weather
  • Help train and support the staff
  • Demonstrate Knowledge and planning of the curriculum


  • A level 3 Childcare Qualification is essential for this role 
  • GSCE C/4 or above in English and Maths or Equivalent e.g. Functional Skills
  • You must be able to gain a clear DBS


  • Brambles Figheldean is open from 07:30am – 18:00pm Monday to Friday
  • The successful candidate will be required to work 42.5 hours per week with shift patterns to be discussed


Once you have passed probation;

  • Health cover
  • 2 weeks off at Christmas as a gift
  • Wellness day
  • Local day out vouchers
  • Free meals

Once you have passed probation;

  • Health cover
  • 2 weeks off at Christmas as a gift
  • Wellness day
  • Local day out vouchers
  • Free meals

Nursery Name

Aspire Sales