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Childcare Worker (Temporary one year)

Job description:

 

Childcare Worker (Temporary One Year)

 

 

 

Location:

Footprints Womens Centre

Dunmurry

 

Work Pattern:

Monday – Friday, flexible shifts between 7.45am and 6pm

 

Rate Per Hour:

 £7.54

Job Purpose:

 

The post holder will contribute to the delivery of efficient quality childcare services within Footprints Women’s Centre

Reports to:

Childcare Manager

 

 

Main Duties:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Duties:

 

1.       To work as part of the childcare team within Footprints’ Day Care facility in providing a stimulating and quality learning environment for children

2.       To identify support needs and refer vulnerable women to appropriate support services within Footprints Women’s Centre

3.       To play a full and participative role in children’s mealtimes, breakfast, lunch and breaks

4.       To ensure a good standard of hygiene at all times to include nappy changing, cleaning of equipment and rooms

5.       In consultation with the Childcare Team plan and implement a relevant play programme to meet individual children’s needs

6.       Implement a relevant play programme to meet individual children’s needs, in consultation with the Practice Leader

7.       To keep up to date records in line with Footprints Childcare Policy and Procedures ensuring confidentiality at all times

8.       To participate in special seasonal or Centre projects i.e. trips; workshops etc

9.       To liaise with parents regarding children’s progress on regular basis

10.   To participate in staff development and training as and when required

11.   To attend regular staff and team meetings

12.   To undertake any other tasks and/or duties as may reasonably be requested by Senior Management

 
 
 
 

It is essential to the development of Footprints Women’s Centre that the post holder is able to respond flexibly to changes in the requirements of this post. This job description is therefore a guide and not an exhaustive list of responsibilities the post holder may have over time.

 

 

 

 

 

Person Specification

 

 

 

Criteria

Essential/

Desirable

Measured By:

1.       Education/ qualifications

1.1

NVQ Level III in either CCLD, Childcare, Early Years or equivalent

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2.       Experience

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1 years’ relevant working experience in a Daycare/Playgroup/

Registered Afterschool Care/Crèche setting

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3.       Abilities, skills & 

knowledge

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Good communication skills (Written & verbal)

 

Observation and record keeping skills

 

Ability to liaise with parents and to understand the importance of parental involvement

 

Ability to adapt to different groups / children / routines

 

Good organisational skills

 

Implementing policies, procedures and play programmes

 

Knowledge and understanding of child development

 

Ability to work flexible hours

 

Ability to lift children and equipment when required

 

Ability to work as a part of a team

 

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4.       Personal Attributes / Disposition

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4.3

A commitment to the ethos and values of Footprints Women’s Centre

 

An empathy for our work supporting local women and the needs of vulnerable women and children

 

A friendly, caring, helpful, flexible, open-minded and patient disposition

 

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