Liam

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Name: Liam

Age: 22

Nursery: Edwalton

Job title: Nursery Practitioner

Hours worked per week: 40

I enjoy giving the children the best start in life.

How long have you worked for Childbase?

Nearly 4 years.

How did you get your early years qualification?

I completed an apprenticeship.

Why did you decide on a career in childcare?

I kind of fell into childcare after completing a qualification in horticulture. I also enjoyed looking after my baby cousins.

Have you always worked in childcare?

Initially I went to college after school to complete a level 2 course in horticulture.

What do you enjoy most about your job?

I enjoy giving the children the best start in life and creating activities for them to enjoy daily.

What is the hardest part of working with children?

Developing bonds with the children over time and then watching them leave to go to school.

What keeps you working in childcare?

I look forward to looking after the children every day and making their days at nursery memorable.

Why do you enjoy working for Childbase?

They give me the freedom to create activities that the children enjoy and it is a fun place to work.

What advice would you give to someone considering a career in childcare?

To make sure that childcare is for you, it is a big responsibility.

I look forward to looking after the children every day and making their days at nursery memorable.