To provide high quality integrated day care and early education to children from birth to 7 years within a multi-disciplinary team and in line with the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage. The post will be based within one of LB Camden’s Children’s Centres and can involve work both inside and outside the Children Centre building. The post holder is required to support home visits with colleagues as necessary.
There is a requirement to lift and assist in toileting and changing and in helping to transfer from seating to mobility aids. Work may also involve implementing individual movement programmes, under the direction of other professionals. The post holder will be required to help with first aid provision, comforting sick or injured children. Must be able to work to the shift pattern required by the centre, falling between 8am and 6pm. The post holder may be required to work outside of normal hours on occasion, with due notice.
To assist Keyworkers with their responsibility for a group of children and support the smooth transition from home to centre, from centre to school and throughout the centre.
To assist Keyworkers with the task of assessing individual children by making observations about children's progress and share information sensitively with parents, telling them about their child’s day or progress.
Ability to support the planning of an Early Years curriculum and implement the planned activities, undertake record keeping and observation of children.
Good oral/written communication skills
Previous experience in similar role
Knowledge of The Early Years Foundation Stage
Paediatric First Aid
NVQ level 2 (or equivalent) in early years education and/or childcare