Casual Children's Centre Practitioner (Level 3)

Flitwick, Bedford
£9.68 per hour
24 May 2018
17 Jun 2018
Part Time

Casual Children's Centre Practitioner (Level 3)

Location: Flitwick Children’s Centre, Flitwick Mk45 1PU

Hours: Part – Time, (Casual Hours)

Rate of Pay: £9.68 per hour


One YMCA is currently recruiting for experienced level 3, Early Years Practitioners to join our Children’s Centre team in Flitwick on a casual basis, providing general support to the team and to cover sessions as and when needed.

The primary focus of the role is to support the Children’s Centre Manager in work with parents, carers, families and children that reflect the vision of the Children’s Centre and support the engagement of parents in the development and learning of their children.  The post holder will work alone at times, for which a Lone working policy will apply.

Essential Knowledge, skills & Experience

  • Level 3 qualification in children and young people or early years
  • Knowledge of the development needs of children from birth to 5 years and the importance of empowering parents to support their child’s learning and development.
  • Experience of working within a childcare, family support or Children’s Centre setting
  • Good working knowledge and understanding of current childcare legislation, national standards and frameworks
  • Good understanding of safeguarding procedures (in relation to Child Protection) and Safeguarding Certificate
  • Awareness of the roles and responsibilities of other agencies and professionals working with all children and families
  • Experience of multi-agency working essential, experience of working in a children’s centre setting
  • Experience of developing positive working relationships with a range of service users
  • Paediatric First Aid Certificate or willingness to undertake training
  • Good level of applied literacy and numeracy
  • Computer literate, working knowledge of Microsoft Office, and ability to learn new skills
  • Full UK Driving License (Essential)

For a full Job Description and to Apply, click on the 'Apply' button which will take you to our website.

For further information please contact Justin O’Driscoll on 07791331153

This role is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing Date: Sunday 17th June 2018

Interviews Week Commencing Monday 18th June 2018

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