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Jobs: Childcare Assistant for Toddler room, The Den creche Barna.

Job Title Company Salary Ref. Status
Childcare Assistant for Toddler room, The Den creche Barna. The Den creche Negotiable GCC00251 Full Time
Location: Barna, Galway
Date Added: Monday, April 26, 2021
Start Date for Job: Thursday, September 01, 2022
Closing Date for Applications: Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Job Details

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Childcare Assistant

Role: Assist the childcare workers and staff in the day to day operation of the crèche.
Reports to: Management Team

Duties & Responsibilities
• Planning the daily activities of the room
• Setting out the room before each session
• Ensure the overall safety and well being of the children
• Liaise and communicate with parents/carers
• Ensure a high standard of hygiene at all times
• Ensure that the equipment is properly maintained and safe for use.
• Organise regular and timely fire drills 
• Advise the management team of any concerns about a child
• Contribute to the compiling and updating of children’s records
• To ensure strict confidentiality is respected at all times
• Liaise and communicate in a friendly and efficient manner with parents/carers.
• Attend meetings when required
• Attend training when required
• To adhere to all legal regulations regarding Childcare
• Ensure high standards of tidiness is maintained in the crèche
• To comply with regulations and procedures regarding:
o Fire
o Healthy & Safety
o Hygiene
o Security
o Good childcare practice
o First Aid, safe carrying and safe handling of children.
• To report all incidents or accidents as set down in the Handbook
• To read, understand and comply with your responsibilities as defined in the Employee Handbook and Safety Statement.
• To carry out any other reasonable duties as requested by the Manager
• To perform your duties in a friendly and efficient manner to the required standards.

Other Personal Attributes required
• Sincere and genuine love of children
• Childcare qualification (minimum Level 5)
• Willingness and enthusiasm for further self development
• Be self-motivated
• Be flexible and a team player
• Be able to demonstrate initiative and ability to operate under pressure
• Possess a professional manner at all times
• Must have good knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations
• Have excellent communication skills
• Be aware of the need for good personal appearance and hygiene
40 hour week, hours between 07:15 - 1830
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Galway Childcare Committee
9b, Liosban Retail Centre,
Tuam Road,
Galway H91 Y6D2, Ireland H91 Y6D2

Tel.: 091 752 039
Email: mail@galwaychildcare.com
Registered Charity Number: 20047535

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