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Ref no:
PKC08286
Published:
14/2/2022
Closes:
28/2/2022
Location:
Inchview Primary School, Glenearn Community Campus, Glenearn Road, Perth, PH2 0BE
Salary:
£11,515 - £12,573 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Term Time Part Time
Hours:
20 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Depute Wraparound Care Coordinator (Fixed Term until 30 December 2022) - PKC08286
£11,515 - £12,573 (20 Hours per week, Term-time only)
Inch View Wraparound Care Centre, Glenearn Community Campus, Perth

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Depute Wraparound Care Coordinator at Inch View Wraparound Care.

The post is 20 hrs per week, Term time only and the working hours will be 2pm to 6pm, on a temporary contract until 31 December 2022

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual to step into the profession and progress a career in childcare, gaining experience while working in the childcare environment.

As a Depute you will assist in the provision of high quality play experiences within the Wraparound Care service. Undertake planned, focused observations in the setting and use these to further develop curriculum plans and activities. Contribute to the maintenance of accurate child records, registration, and attendance information. Provide  high quality care and a comprehensive range of appropriate stimulating and creative activities, for example arts and crafts, storytelling, den building, physical play appropriate to the needs and interests of the children in the service, aged from 3 - 12 years.

You would be expected to work within a team contributing to children's learning and development within a safe and inclusive environment in a registered childcare service.

A flexible approach to working conditions will be required as you will be required to work.  The contracted hours are 20 hours per week, after school term-time 2pm to 6pm

You should hold a Practitioner Qualification e.g. SNNEB, NNEB, HNC, SCQF level 7 equivalent or SVQ 3 in Childcare and Education or SVQ 3 Social Services (Children and Young People), as well as have the eligibility to register with SSSC within 6 months of appointment.

The Individual

We are looking for an individual who has a genuine interest and commitment to working with children in a professional capacity within early learning or a childcare environment.

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.

If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Kirstie Brown, Wraparound Care Coordinator on 01738 472473.

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

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.

A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance. You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender. 

Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.

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