Childcare Support Worker - Out of School Care - ABC05725

Aberdeen City Council
Posted

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • £10.49 to £11.79 per hour, G9
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: ABC05725

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for.

Locations/hours per week: Kirkhill After School - 2 x 19.5hrs – 38weeks
Cults After School -1 x 18.75hrs – 40 weeks

Duration: Permanent

Job Purpose:
To work as a member of a team to create a safe, happy caring environment appropriate to the social, emotional, intellectual, physical and cultural needs of the children and young people attending the service.

Requirements

The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:
SVQ Level 2 in CCLD, Playwork or SSCYP (SCQF Level 6)

Registration with or eligibility to register with SSSC

PVG Membership for Regulated work with Children or willingness to obtain prior to a formal offer of employment being made

 

The post holder needs to be able to demonstrate an understanding or experience of:

The developmental needs of children from birth to12 years

Getting it Right for Every Child

Protecting Children

Pre-Birth to Three Guidance

Building the Ambition

Curriculum for Excellence

National Care Standards

Care Inspectorate Regulations

 

Responsibilities

 

The post holder will be expected to:

Assist in the day to day running of an early learning and childcare or out of school care setting that have a learning environment in which children are encouraged and supported to be safe, healthy, achieving, nurtured, active respected responsible and included

Work as a member of the team to plan, implement and evaluate children's learning

Ensure the care, health and safety needs of the children are met at all times

Observe and interact with children in order to support their learning and contribute to record keeping and reporting of children’s progress

Collaborate with others including parents and other professionals involved in children's learning and development and ensuring confidentiality and sensitivity are maintained at all times

Participate in all aspects of team work within the setting including care of resources and ensuring cleanliness and hygiene

Be responsible for their own continuing professional development, including keeping abreast of current theory and practice

Assist with the registration of children and to carry out routine administrative tasks including handling of cash and fees

Undertake any additional duties as directed by the Childcare Practitioner to ensure provision is delivered to the highest standard

The Individual

Please see the job profile for further information

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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