L1 Health and Social Care Qualification – Plantos Nursery

Job Growth Wales+ is for those aged 16-18 who are not in full-time education, employment, or training.

JGW+ Level: Level 1
Employer: Plantos Nursery
Location: Eastern Business Park, Wern Fawr House, Wern Fawr Lane, Cardiff, CF3 5XA
Hours of Work: 37
Salary: £55 per week
Positions Available: 1

Please send your CV along with a description of why you think you would be suitable for this Job Growth Wales + position, to clare.jones@itecskills.co.uk

Please also include a contact number so we can call you to discuss interview dates.

This Trainee opportunity is full-time nursery nurse position.

Key Responsibilities

Childcare and Education

  • Provide high standards of quality within the nursery including the environment, resources and experiences offered to children.
  • Observe, support and extend children’s learning.
  • Plan appropriately for children using the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and Phase curriculum for guidance.
  • Maintain accurate and effective children’s records.
  • Work in partnership with parents/carers and other family members.
  • Demonstrate good practice with regard to additional/special needs and inclusion.
  • Work with the management team to continuously improve the quality of childcare and education.
  • Ensure that children are kept safe and that staff understand, and when necessary follow, Child Protection Procedures.
  • Ensure that the nutritional needs of the children are met and that Food Safety Regulations are complied with.
  • Work with area ALNCOs, Foundation Phase advisors and health professionals as appropriate.
  • Comply with the statutory framework for the Foundation Phase or relevant statutory regulations for Wales, relevant legislation including the Children Act 1989 and 2004.
  • Develop and maintain highly professional working relationships with advisory teachers, schools, area ALNCOs and other agencies that may visit the setting.
  • Learn about current developments in childcare and education policy and practice.
  • Be a key person carrying out all related responsibilities in building relationships with a small group of children and their families.

Health and Safety

  • Undertake a shared responsibility for health, safety and cleanliness throughout the nursery.
  • Always ensure the general cleanliness of the children
  • Adhere to all Health and Safety policies and procedures.
  • Be fully aware of all emergency and security procedures e.g. fire precautions, security and collection of children.
  • Operate the highest standard of hygiene and cleanliness with bedding and nappy changing areas and food surface areas.


  • Promote the nursery to current parents and potential customers.
  • Work with the manager and inspectors during inspections by regulatory bodies and to assist in the implementation of any recommendations.


  • Work as a team with other staff members.
  • Support and mentor students.
  • Be responsible for participating in all self-development activities including appraisals, supervisions etc.


  • Develop and promote parental partnership and involvement.


  • Undertake any other duties as reasonably requested by the management.
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures.
  • Ensure the company’s policies on diversity and equal opportunities are adhered to.