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Playgroup Assistants - (Part-time / Temporary)

Job reference: 1491751 
Date notified: 10/06/2021 
Job location: Dungannon 
Salary: 16/17 yrs £4.62, 18/20 yrs £6.56, 21/22 yrs £8.36, 23+ £8.91 
Hours: 25 
Worktime: Monday to Friday, 8.45am - 1.45pm 
Closing date: 02/07/2021 
Employer: JobStart Scheme 
Business: Government Programme 
Address: Design Centre 
  39 Corporation Street 
  Belfast 
Postcode: BT1 3BA 
Telephone: 000 000000 
Email:  

Job Duties:

To support the playgroup team in ensuring there is a safe, caring and welcoming environment for the preschool children and their families. Work as part of the team and in partnership with parents. To be involved in planning and keeping records on children's progress, health and safety etc. and report to playgroup leader any concerns or issues on a daily basis and in a timely manner. Assist in the delivery of the pre-school curriculum. Undertake further training as required for the role.

Qualifications / Experience:

Essential: NVQ level 2 in Children's care Learning and development or equivalent course. One year of experience in a paid or voluntary capacity in a childcare or education setting.
In line with safer recruitment an Enhanced Access NI background checks including the right to work in the UK, GP health checks, excellent references and social services checks will be required for the successful applicants.

Application Method:

JobStart is open to 16-24 years old. If you are on UC contact your Work Coach via your Journal. If you are in receipt of JSA, IS or ESA phone a Work Coach on 0300 200 7807. If you are 18-24 years and not in receipt of benefits phone 0300 200 7807

Other Information:

Employer is: Loughshore Playgroup.
Although this is a part-time temporary opportunity hours may be extended and it could lead to a permanent position.

Equality Statement: Loughshore Playgroup is an equal opportunities employer
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