Casual Early Learning & Childcare Support Worker

Aberdeen City Council

Posted

From £10.80 per hour Full Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: ABC07788

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".

Location: Various locations across Aberdeen
Duration: Casual/Relief - as and when required

Job Purpose:

To work within a team, assisting the Senior Early Years Practitioner and Early Years Practitioner in the planning and delivery of a flexible, high quality early learning and childcare service. Meet individual needs of children and their families, ensuring their wellbeing and improving outcomes for all service users.

Requirements

The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

SVQ Level 2 Social Services – children and young people at SCQF Level 6 (or willing to work towards)

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

Responsibilities

The post holder is expected to demonstrate:

An enthusiasm for working with children 2-5 in an Early Learning and Childcare setting

Ability to relate to children, parents, carers and other professional colleagues

Experience of communicating effectively, including non-verbal, verbal and written forms of communication

Awareness of the relationship between high quality services and the promotion of children’s learning and development

Ability to undertake appropriate CPD relevant to the post

 

The Individual

Please see Job Profile for further details.

Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Flexible Working

We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident Employer.  If you consider yourself to have a disability and think you may require a reasonable adjustment to be made for this part of the selection process, or would like further information in relation to reasonable adjustments, please contact AskHR@aberdeencity.gov.uk.

Armed Forces

We are a forces-friendly employer, have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a silver award recipient in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.  We have a specific email address for those in the forces, those who have left the forces, as well as their partners / spouses / families: armedforces@aberdeencity.gov.uk.  We are able to answer questions about jobs and our application / selection process, as well as about our employee support provisions.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:

  • have a disability
  • are care-experienced and aged 16-29
  • are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)
  • have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship
  • are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships

Further information can be found at https://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/services/jobs

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