Qualified Nanny - Eurpoe

Recruiter
Neilson Active Holidays
Location
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
Posted
16 Jan 2019
Closes
18 Jan 2019
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Qualified Nanny

Department: Neilson Summer

Location: Greece, Spain, Italy or Croatia

Reports to: Children’s Club Manager/Hotel Manager



Job Role Summary:

Working for Neilson Active holidays is more than a job, it's a lifestyle! Spend the summer season based in one of our beautiful Beachclub resorts where it's all about sharing your passion for the activities you love. You'll be working hard, but the work is fun and there's always plenty of time to play!

A Family holiday is always a really special time and we want to ensure that our youngest guests to have an amazing, action-packed adventure with Neilson Active Holidays. We are looking for level 3 qualified practitioners or individuals with a fantastic level of experience working with children of all ages to join our excellent children's club team.

You will be based in one of our beautiful European Neilson Beachclubs where we operate the following different clubs:


Starfish crèche (4-23 months)
Sea Urchins (two and three years old)
Sea Badgers (four and five years old)
Surfbusters (six and seven years old)
Sharksters (eight and nine years old)
Stingrays (10 and 11 years old)
Surf Squad (12 and 13 years old)
Wave Riders (14 and 15 years old)
TAG (16 and 17 years old)


You will be involved in organizing and supervising an interesting, safe, fun and varied timetable of activities, both inside and out. Neilson also offers a babysitting service on certain nights of the week.

We are always looking for friendly, enthusiastic and approachable individuals to join our amazing team! People who can build rapport with ease and continue to give our guests confidence in the fact, that every element of their holiday is being delivered by people that care.

To join the Neilson Active Holidays team, you must be over the age of 18 and in order for us to acquire the necessary legal paperwork required to place you in an overseas position you must:


Hold a valid UK, EU, EEA or Swiss passport
Hold a UK National Insurance number
Currently be registered to a fixed address within England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland


PLEASE NOTE: Regrettably, if you are currently registered to a fixed address in the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man, it is not possible for us to obtain the necessary legal paperwork required to post you overseas at this time.



Key Responsibilities and Tasks:


To be professional in your appearance and maintaining a positive attitude and an excellent standard of customer service at all times
Create and deliver a daytime/evening activity programme for babies and children aged from 4months - 17yrs
Ensure that all activities are fun, engaging, and age appropriate for each of the individual children’s clubs making the best use of the environment and equipment available
Make sure that Health and Safety requirements are always considered
Meet with parents on a daily basis and encourage open communication to discuss the individual needs of each child
Organise appropriate snacks and meals for the children & teenagers
Keep the crèche, clubrooms, equipment, and toys clean, well maintained, and sterilised where appropriate
Take personal responsibility for the security of Neilson equipment and the satisfactory appearance of Neilson sites
Work as part of a team to set up and pack up the children’s club programme on a daily basis and practically help prepare the resort for the start and end of the season
Help organise and host social events, deliver briefings and generally interact with guests at all times
Be prepared to move between different resorts according to the operational needs of the business and to fulfil your contractual end date
To be flexible working with other age groups in low season
Be flexible in your job role and willing to assist in all other duties, within reason, as requested by your manager




Qualifications and Experience required:


Level 3 Childcare qualification
First Aid certificate valid for the duration of the contract
Educated to GCSE standard
Experience working with babies and children
Previous customer service experience




Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required:


Ability to deliver fun, engaging, safe and valuable children’s club programmes
Knowledge of emergency First Aid procedures
Ability to effectively communicate with guests of all ages, management and other staff
Ability to work well within a team and maintain effective working relationships
Able to work well under your own initiative and to follow verbal and written instructions




Personal Qualities:


Approachable, welcoming, friendly, and enthusiastic
Self-motivated
Flexible
Punctual
Clean and tidy appearance

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