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Trainee Childcare Practitioner


Trainee Childcare Practitioner

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Salary £8,755 to £17,290 per year Location EDINBURGH Hours of work Full-time (35 Hours) Training provider North Edinburgh Childcare Closing date 26/08/2022 Qualification SCQF Level 7
This employer is part of the Disability Confident scheme. This means if you identify yourself as disabled, and meet the minimum criteria for this job, you should be offered an interview.

Job overview

• You will work alongside a team of colleagues to provide a safe, caring
and stimulating environment for babies and children age:
• 0-5 years - if you choose to work in a nursery setting
• 5-12 years - if you choose to work in an out of school care setting
• Some examples of the things that your day to day job will involve i

• Supporting your team to plan and implement stimulating activities for
the children
• Supporting the children to learn and develop through play
• Keeping the children safe and well at all times
• Becoming familiar with and following the settings policies and
• Assisting with snack and lunches

What will I learn?

• You will work towards your SVQ Level 3 Social Services Children and Young People (@ SCQF Level 7) with the support and guidance of one of our experienced Assessors. The qualification can take up to 18 months to complete and is fully funded by Skills Development Scotland.

• Your employer will also support your learning by providing you with the opportunities and experiences required to support you to develop your childcare knowledge and skills and to generate the evidence required to meet the standards within the qualification.

• Upon completion, you will be able to be a fully qualified Childcare Practitioner able to register with the Scottish Social Services Council.

What qualification or qualities are required?

You’ll have a head start in this vacancy if you’ve completed a Foundation Apprenticeship in a related field. We’ll need you to provide evidence of your qualification and show you gained the relevant skills from your placement

No experience is necessary however you will need to be friendly, caring and enthusiastic and to be able to communicate well with both children and adults.

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