Childcare Support Worker

Aberdeen City Council
12 Sep 2016
26 Sep 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link  and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for.

Location:  Kirkhill Primary School - Out of School Care, Breakfast & Afterschool Club
Duration:  Permanent, Part time 27.75 hours per week (Monday - Friday 07:15 - 09:00 & Monday - Thursday 14:45 - 18:15 , Friday 14:45 - 17:45)

Job Purpose

To work as a member of a team to create a safe, happy caring environment appropriate to the social, emotional, intellectual, physical and cultural needs of the children and young people attending the service.


The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

SVQ level 3 in CCLD or Playwork

Experience of direct work with children, young people and families

Ability to evidence an awareness of a child’s learning and developmental needs

Ability to identify needs of individual children and parents put in place strategies to address these

NEEB, HNC or equivalent

SSSC Registration


The post holder will be expected to:

Comply with SSSC codes of practice

Undertake core training yearly

Have a good knowledge of GIRFEC and the Pre- Birth to three guidelines

Maintain appropriate CPD and training relevant to the post for self and others

Promote an inclusive ethos within settings

Be aware of the relationship between high quality services and the promotion of children’s learning and development.


The Individual

Please see job profile for further information

See also:
2 Childcare Support Worker JP.pdf