Early Learning & Childcare Practitioner at Shortlees Early Childhood Centre

East Ayrshire Council
£22,022 - £24,024 per year
21 Sep 2016
07 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description


Contribute to the delivery of support programmes for children, parents and family members, with a specific focus on the provision of early learning and childcare support for children aged 2 years who are looked after or under a kinship care order; in order to assist with the promotion, delivery and integration of the Council’s key objectives; specifically in relation to the Community Plan, Shared Commitments, Single Outcome Agreement and Best Value.


The duties of the post involve Regulated Work with children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.  Successful applicants for such posts will be required to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member in respect of Regulated Work with either or both of these groups as appropriate, or if they are already a Scheme member, be subject to a PVG Scheme Record Update, before any formal offer of employment can be made by East Ayrshire Council.

Please note:- PVG members' records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises.  Any information that is disclosed on a PVG Scheme Record or Scheme Record Update, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant prior to any formal offer of employment being made.


There are 2 full-time permanent posts available at Shortlees Early Childhood Centre.

The hours of work are 35 Hours + 1 Hour Contractual Overtime.  

The work pattern is Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8.30am-4.30pm and Tuesday 8.30am-5pm 

See also:
Early Learning and Childcare Practitioner JOPS (2016) (002).doc