Childcare Practitioner (FIF05487)

Fife Council
01 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Contract Type: Casual

Interview Date: Week Commencing 21 November 2016

Fife Childcare and Early Years Services provides a range of childcare services throughout Fife, including around 50 Out of School Clubs for children aged 4 - 14 years old and local Creches for children aged 6 weeks to 12 years old.

Fife Council pays the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate to employees earning less than £8.33 per hour. If the hourly rate of pay for the post is less than the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate a supplement will be paid.


Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups  (PVG) scheme membership through Disclosure Scotland and become a member of the relevant PVG scheme.



Working as and when required covering staff absence, you will be responsible for planning, organising and taking part in play and leisure activities for children and young people. The work is varied involving activities ranging from art, crafts or drama to taking children on outings and from cookery to outdoor games or active sports.

The Individual

You must be eligible to register with Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) as a Practitioner and EITHER hold an Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ) Level 3 in Play Work (or equivalent) OR be willing to work towards qualifications that will maintain your registration.

In Fife Council the way we work matters, and you will be responsible for being a role model by displaying and promoting behaviours that are expected of all Council employees:

Take ownership,
Focus on customers,
Work together,
Embrace technology & information,
Deliver results.

For further information please contact Carol Notman,

See also:
Education & Children's Services Directorate Information.docx
Terms and Conditions Casual.doc
Childcare Practitioner (Mainstream Services).docx