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Early Years Practitioner

  • Location: Barnsley, England
  • Salary: £12.13 - £12.13 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care is looking for a Early Help Practitioner to fill an exclusive opportunity specialising in the wellbeing of children in Barnsley.

The role:

To contribute to the planning, organising and provision of appropriate play and educational activities following children’s interests, promoting individualised learning opportunities and observing and assessing children regularly, adhering to all relevant policies and procedures and legislative requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

Be responsible for the supervision of children at play (indoor and outdoor) and at mealtimes, providing personal care to children whilst at the same time providing opportunities for them to develop their independence.

Contribute to the planning and delivery of relevant and current curriculum frameworks.

Take responsibility for planning, tracking and evaluating the learning and development of key children and setting individual targets. Contribute to creating a comfortable, safe, stimulating and nurturing environment which takes into consideration each family’s ethnic and cultural background and each child’s individual needs.

Contribute to setting up and tidying up the provision before and after each session, leaving the centre clean and tidy.

Operate an effective key person system, creating and maintaining partnerships with parents/carers and partner agencies encouraging their involvement and engagement in the centre’s work.

Provide information to customers as required, including dealing with parents and report any safeguarding incidents or concerns in line with policies and procedures.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: NVQ Level 3 in Childcare or equivalent qualification
  • Experience: 2+ years working with children as a qualified Social Worker in the UK.
  • Compliance: Up to date HCPC registration and DBS.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

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