Creche Assistant

Chelmsford, Essex
Grade 3 - Starting at £17,931 per annum, pro rata and rising to £19,131 per annum, pro rata
20 Jun 2019
21 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

It's exciting times at Riverside Leisure Centre with a brand-new centre set to open in Spring 2019 and we need you to get on board and help us make this a success. Every member of staff plays their role, working within a dynamic fast-paced environment. If you are interested in a career in leisure and are passionate about delivering the best customer service, then we have the job for you.

We are looking for someone enthusiastic and well-motivated to assist with the day to day running of the Creche facility.  The applicant must be caring and passionate about working with children and have previous experience of working with children in an Ofsted registered setting. You must be an excellent communicator, have a commitment to quality service and the ability to work as part of the team offering a varied and interesting programme of activities appropriate to the needs of the children. Candidates must be qualified to a CACHE, BTEC or NVQ level 3 in Childcare or equivalent and have knowledge and understanding of safeguarding in a childcare setting.

The position is offered on a part time basis, working 27.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday 9.15am - 2.45pm.  The Creche is open throughout the year including school holidays.

Chelmsford City Council is committed to safeguarding vulnerable groups and expects all employees to share this commitment, and have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services. The Council's Safer Recruitment process contains pre-employment vetting which includes safeguarding training, obtaining references and ensuring compliance with the Disclosure and Barring Service process.