9 months ago
Salary: up to 7.20 per hour Better Childrens Centres are looking for casual Creche Assistants to provide a safe, stimulating, educational and fun environment for children attending Creche Play and Learn at White Horse Leisure and Tennis Centre in the Vale of White Hourse, Oxfordshire. Our Childrens Centres provide childcare and welfare for children of up to five years of age as well as providing support to their families, so it is imperative that the facilities and surroundings provide a clean, safe and welcoming environment. High quality care, education and a safe, yet enjoyable environment are of the utmost importance in our Childrens Centres, so your commitment to provide fun structured sessions and activities in line with GLLs Creche Play and Learn brand will be key. Good understanding of the challenges faced when working with children of different ages, abilities and cultures will be needed as you will provide a welcoming and stimulating environment in order to deliver high quality childcare. You will have childcare experience covering differing age groups in various settings with a minimum NVQ, CACHE Level 2 in Childcare or equivalent with a First Aid at Work qualification. It will be beneficial to have knowledge of Birth to Three Matters, Foundation Stages, Ofsted and Health & Safety legislation as well as the qualities that parents and guardians expect from a childcare provision. It goes without saying that you will be friendly and approachable as well as being imaginative, creative and a positive role model to the children that you supervise. In return, we offer - Pension - Discounted membership at our leisure centres - Career pathways - Ongoing training and development If you are passionate and committed about what you do and believe in our social ethos of accessibility and affordability to all, then apply now. All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications, age and location. About Us Better Childrens Centres are run by GLL, the UKs largest leisure provider and one of the first and largest leisure social enterprises. Our aim is to get more people, more active, more of the time whilst making leisure and community facilities accessible and affordable. We partner with local authorities to run leisure centres, swimming pools, libraries, childrens centres, spas, events spaces and world class sporting venues such as the Copper Box Arena and London Aquatics Centre on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, all under our Better brand. As a notforprofit organisation, we are different. Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are an Investors in People Silver Award employer. GLL is an equal opportunities employer.