Child Care Support Officer

Recruiter
Supertemps Ltd
Location
UK
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
10 Jan 2021
Closes
15 Jan 2021
Ref
1921153431
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Join a local organisation in supporting the Flying Start Team as a Childcare Partnership Support Officer from the comfort of your own home!

In the Support Officer job, you will be:

  • Support quality childcare provision delivered by the Independent, and Voluntary Sectors, working closely with the Family Centres
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to meet the needs of all children attending childcare settings, as well as those with identified and emerging needs
  • Monitor the admission, access, inclusion and transition of children in and out of childcare
  • Work in partnership with parents and carers actively encouraging them to participate ensuring the quality of the service provision
  • Assist the Childcare Partnership Support Manager in developing quality standards, support providers to meet required standards and delivering training

To be considered for the Support Officer job you must have:

  • Relevant professional qualification, at least a minimum of QCF Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Children’s Care, Learning and Development or equivalent
  • Excellent I.T. skills with an understanding of confidentiality and Information Sharing protocols
  • Understanding of legislation and research relevant to early years’ childcare and education
  • Ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable
  • Experience of safeguarding vulnerable individuals and assessing / supporting children with additional learning needs
  • Knowledge of child development, the role of the adult in child development and the importance of the environment to encourage learning
  • Ability to support families with their child’s development and choosing childcare places
  • A full driving license and car available for work use due to travelling within the role

This is a temporary full time (37 hours per week Monday to Friday) position for a period of 12 weeks initially however may be extended dependent on funding. This is a Welsh essential post and the candidate will mostly be working from home due to current COVID restrictions.
The hourly rate is £11.50 per hour plus any accrued holiday time whilst on the assignment.

If you have a passion for people and thrive in a customer focused role, then we would love to speak to you today!

Supertemps Limited is acting on behalf of our client as an employment business.