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Ref no:
WDN04231
Published:
23/6/2022
Closes:
7/7/2022
Location:
Andrew B Cameron EE&CC Centre, Broomhill Drive, Dumbarton, G82 3HQ
Salary:
£18,869.47 - £20,493.63 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Term Time Only
Hours:
16 hours per week

Job Description

If you are enthusiastic about working with children, and interested in working within an Early Learning and Childcare Centre then the Early Year’s Assistant post may be what you are looking for. Working collaboratively as part of the early year’s team you will be responsible for the supervision of children during the lunch period, and also undertaking laundry duties within the establishment.

Experience of working with children (0-5) in an early years or school environment is essential. You will have good organisational, interpersonal and communication skills, a friendly but firm approach and have the ability to use your own initiative as well as working to the instruction of the head of the establishment.

The successful candidate must be flexible/adaptable and available during 10.50am – 2.00pm Monday - Thursday and 10.50am to 2.10pm on a Friday (or the hours defined by the head of establishment).

Requirements

This post is considered as Regulated Work with Children under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 and as such membership with the PVG scheme is essential. Further details of this scheme can be found here.

Preferred applicants will be required to become members of the relevant PVG scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer being made by West Dunbartonshire Council.

Responsibilities

The employment for which you are applying is excepted from the provisions of section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Order 1975.
Applicants are, therefore, not statutorily entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are "spent" under the provisions of the Act. In the event of employment any failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal or disciplinary action.

The Individual

WDC was voted one of the top ten flexible employers and prides itself in providing flexible working to support work life balance. In addition to this there are also additional benefits:

• Access to the Local Government pension scheme (LGPS) with an employer’s contribution of at least 19.3% and all associated benefits
• A minimum of 24 days annual leave, increasing a day each year up to 34 days as well as 8 fixed public holidays each year
• Access to employee wellbeing supports including occupational health & counselling if ever you need help and support

Now that you have read the role and what we have to offer, we would love to hear from you. Please use the application to tell us your experience, and why you are the candidate for this role.

For information about West Dunbartonshire Council please click on the following link and see why we are an employer of choice:

http://www.west-dunbarton.gov.uk/jobs-and-training/working-for-us/about-us/

More information on the benefits of working within West Dunbartonshire Council, can be found using the following link:

http://www.west-dunbarton.gov.uk/jobs-and-training/working-for-us/benefits-of-working-with-us/

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