Wraparound Care Co-ordinator, Luncarty Primary School (PKC02741)

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Ref no: PKC02741
Closes: Sunday, 15th January 2017
Published: Friday, 23rd December 2016
Location: Luncarty Primary School, Marshall Road, Luncarty
Salary: £23,369 - £26,278 per year
Hours: 36.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Perth and Kinross Council
Category: Education
Sub-category: Primary Education

Job Description

Wraparound Care Co-ordinator (Permanent) - PKC02741
£23,369 - £26,278
Luncarty Primary School

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Wraparound Co-ordinator within the Wraparound Care Service based at Luncarty Primary School.

As a Wraparound Co-ordinator you will be responsible for the planning and organisation of the day to day operations of the service to provide flexible childcare to children aged 3-12 before and after school / nursery. You will ensure the provision of a high quality care and a comprehensive range of appropriate stimulating and creative activities, for example arts and crafts, storytelling, denbuilding, physical play and organising trips and outings appropriate to the needs and interests of the children in the service.

You would be expected to manage and work as a member of a team and wider school team contributing to children's learning and development within a safe and inclusive environment, outwith regular early learning and childcare and school hours in a registered childcare service.

A flexible approach to working conditions as will be required to work before and after school / nursery and rota basis during school holidays.

If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact the Headteacher at Luncarty Primary School on 01738 828323 or Susan Johnstone, Team Leader on 01738 472358.

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. 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.

Please note as this office will be closed from Saturday 24 December 2016 until Wednesday 4 January 2017, there will be no-one available to assist you with technical help over this period.

Requirements

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
and willing to work towards achieving a Degree in Childhood Practice within an agreed timeframe.

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

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 having 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.

Supervisory skills are required for managing a team of professionals with excellent communications skills to motivate and engage with staff.

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.

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.

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