Career Area: Care
Pay: Depends on age and experience ; Hours: Full Time; Term: Permanent Reference: RRI-015
Type: Job opportunity
Expiry Date: Oct 07, 2015
Contribute to and put into action the planning and provision of a varied programme of stimulating and educational play opportunities for children.
Participate with children in play activities where appropriate.
Attend and contribute to planning and training meetings when and where required.
Contribute to and enforce in a fair and sensible manner the rules of the project.
Provide a caring environment for children by ensuring that children are safe, secure and properly cared for at all times
Establish and maintain good relationships with children, parents, other agencies, schools and other building users.
Be aware at all times of all aspects of Health & Safety and be prepared to take appropriate action.
Accompany children on trips as required by the Manager ensuring that Health & Safety guidelines are followed.
Look after project equipment – maintain and repair.
Be responsible, reliable, and flexible, use common sense and be a good timekeeper.
Provide written reports when requested.
Undertake such duties as may be deemed necessary by the Manager or other relevant members of staff.
ESSENTIAL Qualifications, Certificates or Licences:
Applicants should be qualified to SVQ level 2/3 in childcare
Be reliable, sensible, self-motivated, work well as part of a team,
Have an interest in children’s care and development
ESSENTIAL Skills, Abilities and Personal Qualities
Good communication skills both written and verbal
Ability to work as a part of a team, developing positive relationships with colleagues, parents, children and outside agencies
High standard of personal hygiene and conduct in keeping with working with other staff and children
Must have a flexible approach to learning as will be trained in all aspects of the job
Qualifications preferred but not essential but must have experience of working in childcare
The successful candidate is required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Group (PVG) membership. Would suits a local person with childcare experience
How to Apply
To express an interest in the job, send an email with a covering letter and CV – quoting the job reference number at top of page – to firstname.lastname@example.org