Early Years Assistant – Maternity Cover for 9 months with the possibility of extension

Location UK / Ulster

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary £10000 - 15000

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1372859

 Job Description

Colin Sure Start is a government led initiative aimed at supporting parents through pregnancy and their child's early years, ensuring every child has the best possible start in life.

Do you want to contribute to giving children the best possible start in life?

Would you like to work for a vibrant and dedicated organisation supporting families in the Colin area? 

We offer excellent terms and conditions, flexible summer working, a pension with the employer contributing 6%, numerous continuous professional development opportunities and much more. 

Gain knowledge and experience in a multi-disciplinary environment and be part of a passionate team.


Main Responsibilities

>  To provide a safe, stimulating and varied programme of play and learning opportunities for children participating in Colin Sure Start’s Early Years Services.

> To promote the holistic development of children and to work in the interest of children at all times, while ensuring the maintenance and improvement of a welcoming child centred environment.

>  To contribute to the development of plans and activities aimed at targeting specific learning needs of key children in the 2 Year Old Programme setting.

 > To develop supportive relationships with parents/carers and encourage parental involvement with the project and carry out home visits when required.

 > To ensure good standards of hygiene and safety and observe all relevant health and safety rules and guidelines.

 > To ensure confidentiality of information relating to children and families at all times.

 > To comply with Sure Start policies and procedures and be aware of and work in accordance with relevant legislation at all times.

>  To participate in induction and training programmes, meetings and supervision as required.