Senior Early Years Worker - Cleddens Early Years Centre

East Dunbartonshire Council

Posted

£28,012 to £32,410 per annum Full Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: EAD04927

Job Summary

Closing date: Wednesday 8th December 2021

Interviews scheduled to take place Monday 13th Dec 2021 remotely via TEAMS

 

You will work as part of the leadership team and support head and depute head of centre to lead the early year’s team working within an Early Year Centre. You will demonstrate clear leadership qualities in leading your team to deliver high quality early years services for children and families. Working within the context of local and national curriculum guidance, policy and legislation developing a range of appropriate experiences and learning opportunities suitable for children’s age and stage of development within an extended day/extended year centre.  You will support the creation of a safe, caring, stimulating and inclusive environment for parents and families within the community.

You will be enthusiastic and articulate with excellent interpersonal and communication skills and have an understanding of the importance of confidentiality.
You must possess a relevant childcare qualification as defined in the role profile.
Protecting Vulnerable Groups

East Dunbartonshire Council is committed to ensuring the safety of vulnerable people and our recruitment process is designed to support this. The preferred candidate will be required to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme.

PVG/Disclosure Scotland

 

The following criteria applies to all roles within East Dunbartonshire Council where PVG/Disclosure checks are essential criteria

Where the post you are applying for is considered Regulated Work under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007, successful candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to confirmation of employment being made by East Dunbartonshire Council.

Please note, successful candidates will be expected to meet the cost of the relevant check which will be deducted from the successful candidate’s first salary payment.  

In specific circumstances the payment could be deducted in instalments from an employee’s wages following commencement of employment. Approval in such circumstances will be made by HR Services Lead.  

Should an employee leave in advance of the payment being deducted, the full amount will be deducted from the employee’s final salary.  

The criteria outlined above will apply to existing employees of East Dunbartonshire Council who apply for roles for which a PVG/Disclosure check is required.

 

Charter of Commitment

 

The commitment by East Dunbartonshire Council to job applicants is as follows:

• Individuals will be treated in a polite, friendly and welcoming manner.

• Equalities monitoring will be conducted to ensure a fair and equitable process with screening being carried out to anonymise sensitive information such as age, gender and disability.

• The information that we receive will be treated in confidence and with discretion. Only the relevant HR representative/team and the relevant service will see the application form.

• We will encourage and welcome applications from applicants under the disability symbol. Where the essential criteria are met an interview will be offered to those applying under the disability symbol.

• We will be pleased to make any reasonable adjustments to ensure accessibility at the interview.

• We will advise you within reasonable time after the closing date if you have not met the interview criteria. (Normally within 4 weeks)

• We will advise you of meeting the criteria for interview normally within 3 weeks.

• We will advise you if you have been successful or unsuccessful at the interview stage as soon as practically possible.

 

Website links

www.eastdunbarton.gov.uk

www.lairdsland.e-dunbarton.sch.uk/early-years-centre

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