CH-186 Childcare Apprentice at Kidsland Kids Club in Darwen
- Job Description
Assist with planning, preparing and delivering quality play opportunities within a safe and caring environment
Providing comprehensive care for the children including collecting them from class & school and delivering them safely to parents or carers
Setting up the play space including moving furniture and play equipment
Providing refreshments and ensuring that hygiene, health and safety standards are met
Administering first aid when necessary
Consulting with children and involving them in planning activities
Helping with club administration, where necessary
Encouraging parental involvement in the club
Facilitating good communication with all members of the organisation, parents, and schools
Undertaking appropriate and relevant training
Keeping the work environment healthy, safe and secure
Working within the framework of the club’s policies and procedures
- Person Specification
Understanding the varied needs of children and their families
Understanding the issues involved in the delivery of quality play care
Understanding the issues of equal opportunities
Provide and facilitate safe and creative play
Good communication skills
Able to work as part of a team
Sound judgement and common sense
Sufficient understanding and use of English to ensure the well-being of the children
Subject to Blackburn College initial assessment results or GCSE’s (or equivalent) C in Maths and English.
No previous childcare qualifications necessary. Support will be provided throughout duration of training at college.
Things to consider
Please note that the closing date for this vacancy is at the employers’ discretion and is subject to change. If this vacancy has been filled we will endeavour to support you in finding alternative vacancies.
- Other Information
Apprenticeship or Advanced Apprenticeship
L2 – 15months
Training to be Provided
Level 2 Children and Young People’s Workforce
Employment Rights & Responsibilities
All successful applicants will be part of an Ofsted Outstanding team, and will be encouraged to stay within our staff team at the end of the Apprenticeship period should they feel they wish to continue their career in Playwork, and be encouraged to further study to level 3 in Playwork to enhance their career prospects.
- How To Apply
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