Deputy Childcare Supervisor - Scone Kids Club/Inchview Wraparound Care (PKC03540)

United Kingdom
£10,734 - £11,696 per year
03 Oct 2017
04 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Deputy Childcare Supervisor (PKC03540)
£10,734 - £11,696
Scone Kids Club (18hrs per week during term time) and Inch View Wraparound Care (36hrs per week during school holidays)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Deputy Childcare Supervisor at Scone Kids Club term-time and Inch View Wraparound Care 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 Supervisor and Wraparound Care Co-ordinator.

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 Primary 1 -14 years after school and aged 3 to 12years. Assist in the provision of a 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 would be expected to work closely with the Supervisor and working as a member of the Kids Club, Wraparound Care Team and wider School Team contributing to children's learning and development within a safe and inclusive environment outwith 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, between 2.30pm - 6pm and 36 hours during holidays, between 8am - 6pm on a rota basis.

You will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) for Day Care of Children within 6 months of commencing employment and responsible for maintaining annual membership. Hold a childcare qualification with one of the following:
SVQ Level 3 in Social Services (Children & Young People)
HNC Childcare
SVQ Level 3 Playwork
SVQ Level 3 Care Learning & Development or Care Learning and Development

The successful candidate will be supported to access further training both award bearing and continued professional development.

If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Helen Roach, Area Co-ordinator or Susan Johnstone, Team Leader on 01738 472350.

When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details (preferably 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.

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 at all times.

As a Deputy Childcare Supervisor you will be expected to deputise for the Childcare Supervisor or Wraparound Care Co-ordinator in their absence.

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.

As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post

See also: Scone and Inchview, Deputy Childcare Supervisor - Job Profile.docx

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