Childcare Support Worker

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MACS – Mearns After-School Care Service provide Breakfast Club and After School Care in various schools within East Renfrewshire.   MACS are accredited Living Wage employers and an SQA Approved Training Centre

 

We currently have vacancies for Qualified and Unqualified Childcare Support Workers in the following schools:

 

Barrhead Area: Neilston Primary, Cross Arthurlie Primary, Carlibar Primary

Clarkston Area: Carolside Primary, St Joseph’s Primary, Busby Primary
Newton Mearns Area: Crookfur Primary,  Mearns Primary,  Kirkhill Primary, St Cadoc’s Primary

 

Benefits of a Childcare Support Worker

  • Competitive rate of pay £8.05 Unqualified – £8.75 Qualified
  • Opportunity for holiday work may be available upon request
  • 22 days Holiday (including 9 public holidays)
  • Uniform provided
  • In House SVQ Training provided, to enhance career progression, from Unqualified Support Worker, Qualified Support Worker, Practitioner, Depute Manager and Project Manager

 

Requirements of Childcare Support Worker

  • Must be willing to undertake an SQA Playwork SCQF L6 Qualification (if unqualified)
  • Childcare experience required, this experience can be gained through Employment , Childminding/Baby Sitting (No Family members), Volunteering with Organisations i.e. Scouts, BB, Girl Guides, Sports Coaching
  • Must undergo Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme checks
  • Must undergo Reference checks and complete SSSC registration
  • Must be able to provide at least 1 Childcare Reference

 

Responsibilities of Childcare Support Worker

  • Promote high-quality child led play by promoting children’s individual choice and development through imaginative, fun and interesting play.
  • Demonstrate the continuous development of the play setting to meet the needs of each child.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to quality service delivery through continuous professional development.
  • Reflect on practice to act on and improve their own practice

 

Term Time Only Hour Contracts

22.5 hours per week (split shifts) 7:45am to  9am returning  2.45pm* to 6pm, *some of our projects 3pm to 6pm or 3:15pm to 6:15pm or 16.5 hours per week, working Afternoons Only

 

Recruitment Day to be held on Thursday 21st March  in The Foundry, Barrhead from  9.30am to 2.30pm, if you are interested in working with MACs come along on the day and speak to our team about the various posts being advertised

 

Alternatively if you are unable to attend then please apply online and complete an application form by following the link (link can also be found on the Careers page of the MACS website):

 

https://www.macs.uk.com/careers

 

https://mearnsafterschoolcare.formstack.com/forms/applicationform

 

 

Job Overview

  • Date Posted: Posted 3 months ago
  • Expiration date: 31/05/2019
  • Location: East Renfrewshire
  • Job Title: Childcare Support Worker