Deputy Childcare Supervisor, Luncarty Wraparound Care - PKC11523

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Job Description Deputy Childcare Supervisor - PKC11523 £14,898 - £15,743 (18 Hours per week Term-time, & 36 hours per week during School Holidays) Luncarty Wraparound Care An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Deputy Childcare ...

Job Description

Deputy Childcare Supervisor - PKC11523
£14,898 - £15,743 (18 Hours per week Term-time, & 36 hours per week during School Holidays)
Luncarty Wraparound Care

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Deputy Childcare Supervisor at Luncarty Wraparound Care, before school, after school and during holiday periods.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain a wider range of skills as the role involves assisting in the day to day running of the services and deputising in the absence of the Childcare Supervisor.

As a Deputy Childcare Supervisor, you will support the Childcare Supervisor to plan and organise the day to day operations of the service to provide flexible childcare to children aged 3 years to Primary 7. You will assist in the provision of high-quality care and a comprehensive range of appropriate stimulating and creative activities, for example arts and crafts, storytelling, den building, physical play and organising trips and outings appropriate to the needs and interests of the children in the service.

You will be expected to work as a member of the Wraparound Care Team and wider School Team contributing to children's learning and development within a safe and inclusive environment out with school hours in a registered childcare service.

A flexible approach to working conditions will be required to work. The contracted hours are 18 hours per week term time, this is between 8am - 9am, between 2.30pm - 6pm and 36 hours on a rota basis between 8am - 6pm during holiday periods, for example 2 full days, 3 shorter days, 4 longer days, or 5 x 7.2 hours.

Requirements

No qualifications are required to apply for the position, however you will be required to work towards a Practitioner qualification, such as a SVQ level 3 Social Services (Children and Young People) or and HNC in Childhood Practice.

You will be supported financially to access a qualification and you will have access to a range of training opportunities.

You will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 3 months of starting employment.

The Individual

We are looking for an individual who can demonstrate experience within early learning or a childcare environment with a good knowledge of childcare and the relevant governing bodies (SSSC, Care Inspectorate).

The role is child focused which requires sensitivity, patience and compassion along with a welcoming approach to generate a feeling of trust and safety for children and their family / carers.

A genuine interest in the development of children and their wellbeing is essential and the important qualities are kindness, sensitivity, respectfulness, and good manners and to respect confidentiality.

You will demonstrate excellent planning and organisation skills; the ability to maintain office procedures and systems, establish and maintain effective working relationships with children, parents and carers and other professionals to ensure the effective delivery of services.

For more information about this vacancy, please contact childcare@pkc.gov.uk

When completing your application for this post, please ensure that you provide contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees. One should be your current or most recent employer.

Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

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A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance. You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.

Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.

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