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Childcare Worker

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Post:                          Childcare Worker

 

Responsible To:     Childcare Co-ordinator

 

Hours:                       17.5 hours per week (Term Time)

 

Rates:                        £7.54 per hour

 

Aim:                            To contribute to the delivery of efficient quality childcare services within Footprints Womens Centre.

 

 

Main Responsibilities

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

  • To participate in special seasonal or Centre projects i.e. trips, workshops etc.

 

  • To liase with parents regarding children’s progress on a regular basis.

 

 

Other Duties/Responsibilities

 

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

 

  • To attend regular staff and team meetings.

 

  • Any other reasonable duties as may be required by Footprints Board of Directors.


PERSONNEL SPECIFICATION

 

Essential

 

Education/Qualifications             

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

 

 

Experience

  • One year’s relevant experience working in a Daycare setting

 

 

Knowledge/Skills

  • Good communication skills (Written and Verbal)
  • Observation and record keeping skills
  • Ability to liase with parents and professionals
  • 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 cope with many different roles / responsibilities and to understand the importance of parental involvement
  • Ability to lift children and equipment when required
  • Ability to work as part of a team

 

 

Personal Attributes / Disposition

  • A commitment to the ethos and values of Footprints Women’s Centre
  • An empathy and understanding of the needs of vulnerable women and children

 

 

Desirable

 

Personal Attributes / Disposition

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