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The Indigo Group (Glasgow)

Out of School Care Co-Ordinator

Job Information

This is a rare opportunity to join an organisation with strong social objectives and roots embedded in the community. An opportunity to be part of a team with clear values and an ambitious vision for the Group. Supported and part-funded by Glasgow City Council, they operate as a social enterprise which means that all income generated goes directly to the provision of the services and in turn to supporting their local communities.

You will need to have experience in childcare and the childcare sector as well as compliance with multiple regulatory bodies and knowledge of the Curriculum for Excellence. You will need to be an experienced and strong manager with a desire to make a difference.

You will also be highly organised, an excellent communicator with exceptional attention to detail.

How To Apply

If you, or anyone that you know, would like to find out more about this role, please email recruitment@brucetaitassociates.com for a full information pack prior to making your application.

Closing Date: Midnight, Monday 30th October 2017

Interview Date: Wednesday 8th November 2017

Burgh After School Club (Musselburgh)

After-School Club Manager/Lead Practitioner

Job Information

Burgh Afterschool Club, which is located within Musselburgh Burgh Primary School, requires an experienced Manager with a proven track record.

 
  • May be of interest to someone already working in the Childcare sector, who meets the minimum requirements and is looking for additional hours and a new development opportunity
  • Applicants should have, as minimum, SCQF Level 7/8 (SVQ3 or HNC/SVQ 4) in Child Care/Play work or equivalent and evidence of SCQF Level 9 Management qualification (BA in Childhood Practice/PDA in Childhood Practice) or be willing to progress towards achieving this
  • Previous experience of managing staff essential
  • First Aid, Food Hygiene and Child Protection certificated training essential
  • PVG check essential
  • Any other Health and Safety certificated training desirable
  • Responsibility and accountability for the team and setting
  • Planning activities and organising free play sessions
  • Developing children's skills
  • Team player who is also able to work on own initiative
  • Flexibility to meet the needs of the children, parents and setting  
  •  

Accountability: The post-holder will be responsible to Burgh Afterschool Club Management Committee, service users and stakeholders

Responsibility: The manager will be responsible for the management of all the staff in the setting and the welfare of the children attending

Location: Musselburgh Burgh Primary School Kilwinning St, Musselburgh, East Lothian EH21 7EE

Hours:

  • Term Time: Monday to Thursday 2.30pm to 6.00pm; Friday: 11.45 to 6.00pm
  • School Holidays: 7.30am to 6.00pm
  • In Service Days: 7.30am to 6.00pm

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £12-19/hr dependent on qualifications and experience. To be discussed at Interview; pension option available

Leave: 25 Days (days must be used over Christmas when the school closes)

Public Holidays: December 25 and 26, January 1 and 2

Probation: The successful candidate will be subject to a three month probation period

How to Apply

For further information on the post and an application pack. Please contact Jackie Shepherd via either:

Mob: 07999 144 197 leaving your name, address and contact number

Email: admin@burghasc.co.uk

North Edinburgh Childcare (BALERNO OUT OF SCHOOL CLUB)

SENIOR CHILDCARE PRACTITIONER

North Edinburgh Childcare Enterprise Limited is a subsidiary of North Edinburgh Childcare. North Edinburgh Childcare is one of the premier providers of high quality, affordable childcare and education services in Edinburgh, and is known for its community based approach to delivering accredited childcare training. The organisation is strongly grounded in an inclusive ethos which underpins both our excellent services and our commitment to staff, their training and professional development.

Part Time:- 22 hours/week during school term times.

Although this post is term time only in Balerno Out of School Club opportunities exist for full time hours during school holidays and in-service days within the organisation's other early learning and childcare provisions.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is interested in progressing a career in early years and childcare to become part of an expanding organisation. The successful candidate will work as part of a team to deliver a high quality out of school care service for children attending Dean Park Primary School and S1/S2 pupils from Balerno High School. Applicants must have experience of working with children aged 5-12 years in an out of school setting and hold, or be working towards, a relevant childcare qualification, e.g. HNC in Childcare and Education; NNEB; SVQ Level 3 in Children's Care, Learning and Development or equivalent. Excellent opportunities for continuing professional development including training on range of relevant topics and regular support and supervision are provided.

The closing date for this vacancy is Friday, 20 October 2017.

Please note that applicants for these posts must hold, or be willing to work towards, a relevant qualification and be eligible to register at practitioner level with the Scottish Social Services Council. They must also be a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme.

For full details of this post and an Application Pack
please call our Human Resources Dept. on 0131 332 8001,
email info@northedinburghchildcare.co.uk
or visit www.northedinburghchildcare.co.uk/cms/recruitment
or visit www.northedinburghchildcare.co.uk/recruitment.html

East Neuk Kids After School Club SCIO, Anstruther

Manager

East Neuk Kids is looking for a dynamic, child-focused person to take on the role of Manager for this small and active After School and Holiday Club. Based in Anstruther you will have the skills and experience required to balance managerial responsibilities with a hands-on role.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Gained or working towards at least SVQ4 in childcare and willingness to work
  • towards a degree whilst in post (within 5 years)
  • Suitable experience and knowledge of SSSC procedures and childcare practice
  • A PVG check and SSSC registration with be required

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • working within the guidelines of SSSC and adhering to best practices in childcare
  • supervision of playworkers, arranging rotas
  • day-to-day administration and banking
  • liaising with parents, trustees and external organisations as necessary

Place of Work:

East Neuk Kids After School Club
Anstruther Bowling Club
Crail Road
Anstruther
Fife
KY10 3EL

Hours of Work:

Contracted Hours for this position are 20 hours per week; flexibility will be shown to meet any training requirements.

During School Holidays hours must be worked as required for ratios within the East Neuk Kids After School Club.

This is a permanent position, following an initial 3 month probationary period.

Term Time Sessions:

Term time sessions are open 2.30pm - 6.00pm Monday - Friday.

School Holidays:

East Neuk Kids After School Club offers childcare on week days betweean 08.30am -18.00pm.

Salary:

Pay reflects qualification levels and length of service within East Neuk Kids After School Club and will be reviewed annually by the Trustees. Salaries are paid monthly by direct debit.

Accrued Overtime is paid on a monthly basis and will be paid an hourly rate.

Pension:

A contributory pension is offered for this post

Holiday Entitlement:

Holiday Entitlement for the position of Manager is 28 days per Annum. Holidays may be fixed as the East Neuk Kids After School Club may be closed for 2 weeks in the summer and 2 weeks over the Christmas Period. These dates will be confirmed in advance by the Trustees. Any additional days left outwith these fixed holiday periods can be taken as requested.

Any additional time off required for the study requirements must be approved by the Trustees.

After 2 years' service, an extra day's paid holiday will be accrued for every year of service at East Neuk Kids After School Club, to a maximum of 35 days per Annum.

Application:

Please apply by sending your CV, including details of your address and two references, and covering letter to eastneukkidsclub@yahoo.com

Closing Date:

12 noon Friday 6th October

East Neuk Kids After School Club SCIO is a charity registered with OSCR (SC047383) and with the Care Inspectorate (201735541) as a childcare service.

PASS, Pollokshaws After School Service, Glasgow

Playworker

PASS is an afterschool care and Holiday Club based in the south side of Glasgow. We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated individual, to work alongside the rest of our team.

Working Hours

16 hours per week (Monday - Friday) during term time, extra hours will be available during school holiday periods. The post is initially until September 2018, which should be extended. There is also a satisfactory 12-week probationary period.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will be required to have a PVG, to register with SSSC and attend relevant training. Experience of working with children is essential and a qualification (e.g. SVQ 2/3) in Play work is desirable.

For an application form or more information, please contact Robert McKinnon on 0141 649 5548/ 07419374670 or email pass23shawbridgestreet@gmail.com

Closing date for applications is Friday 20th October.

Hours of work

17.5 hours per week (2.30 pm - 6.00 pm), Monday to Thursday, and 2.30pm - 5.45 pm Fridays. Holiday Cover variable hours. The post will be made permanent following the completion of a satisfactory 3 month probationary period.

Braidbar After School Care Service, Giffnock

Playworker

Braidbar After School Care service requires an enthusiastic and motivated individual to work with our team to provide high quality childcare to primary school aged children in line with the Care Inspectorate Regulations and guidelines. There is a responsibility for the post holder to demonstrate a commitment to quality service delivery through continuous professional development for the benefit of the service.

Hours of work: 12 hours over five days with flexibility to suit staffing ratios.

Required: 2 years childcare experience. SVQ level 2 in Playwork, or be working towards the qualification. All appointments will be subject to satisfactory PVG checks and two references. Registration with the SSSC will be mandatory.

The post will be made permanent following the completion of a satisfactory 3 month probationary period.

For an application form, or more information, please contact the Manager on 07449 332491

Braidbar After School Care Service, Giffnock

Depute Manager

A Depute Manager is required for a busy breakfast and afterschool care service, term time only. The successful candidate must have, or be working towards, SVQ level 3 in Playwork and have good communication skills and an ability to show a clear understanding in engaging children in after school activities.

Duties will include aiding the Manager in the day-to-day administration and record keeping, following health and safety procedures, buying resources, ensuring policies are upheld, liaising with parents where appropriate, providing high quality care and contributing to all play opportunities while considering the individual needs of each child. Ideally you will have experience of working with primary aged children.

Hours of work: 25 hours over five days with flexibility to suit staffing ratios.

Required: 2 years childcare experience. All appointments will be subject to satisfactory PVG checks and two references. Registration with the SSSC will be mandatory.

The post will be made permanent following the completion of a satisfactory 3 month probationary period.

For an application form, or more information, please contact the Manager on 07449 332491

SocialBall Kids, Edinburgh

Playworker

We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated and responsible individuals who want to have fun working with great kids in a great afterschool club, breakfast club and holiday club.

A position has become available at our After School club in Leith. The suitable candidate must be qualified to SVQ 2 or above level in Childcare or Play work (or equivalent).

The successful candidate must be willing to work as part of a team and be able to PLAY. As well as ensuring the kids are having fun you will assist in planning activity programmes, general cleaning, preparing snacks and tiding up.

Hours of work:

  • Term time:
    07:35 to 09:15
    14:30 to 18:15
  • Non term time:
    07:45 to 17:45

Wage dependant on experience and qualifications.

Please apply with a covering letter and your CV including your address and telephone number to hello@socialballkids.co.uk

CLASP, Edinburgh

Part Time Play Worker

CLASP (http://www.clasp.scot) is based in Leith Primary School. It is a charitable non-profit making organization, providing affordable high quality after school and holiday club care for primary school age children. Headed by a voluntary Management Committee, the day-to-day running is carried out by the Project Manager, supported by a management team and 6 Play Workers. CLASP is a child led play setting, where children are offered play opportunities in a stimulating environment. We are looking to recruit a Part Time Play Worker (Monday 1.30-6, Tuesday 2-6, Wednesday 2-6, Thursday 2-6 & Friday 11.30-6. 23 hrs a week: £8.25), CLASP is a living wage employer. There may be opportunities for additional hours. You will be required to supervise and interact with the children, maintain the safety of the children, plan and lead activities and attend relevant training.

The successful applicant will be required to have a PVG (https://www.disclosurescotland.co.uk/disclosureinformation/pvgscheme.htm), to register with SSSC and attend relevant training. Experience of working with children is essential and a qualification in Play work (e.g. SVQ 2) is desirable.

To request a job description and application form, or for further information, please phone Cheryl Hitchings-Project Manager-07495381166 or email clasp1@hotmail.com

The closing date for this vacancy will be Friday 22nd September and Interviews will be held after this date.

Toryglen After School Service Ltd.

After School Staff

Toryglen After School Service Ltd requires an enthusiastic and motivated individual to work effectively as part of our after school staff team. To help support the delivery of a high quality service.

Hours of work:

17.5 hours per week (2.30 pm – 6.00 pm), Monday to Thursday, and 2.30pm – 5.45 pm Fridays. Holiday Cover variable hours. The post will be made permanent following the completion of a satisfactory 3 month probationary period.

Qualifications:

SVQ III in Playwork or equivalent is desirable. A willingness to work toward relevant childcare qualifications is essential. Relevant experience will be considered.

Requirements:

All appointments will be subject to satisfactory PVG disclosure checks and two references.

Registration with the SSSC will be mandatory.

Contact:

For all enquiries or to request a full Job Description and Application form please contact:

Cathy.tass@btconnect.com
Cathy Thomson/Suzanne Curran
0141 613 3098

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