Creche Assistant - Hawkwell
If you have experience of caring for young children and providing an exciting and fun environment for them, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.
Who We Are:
Fusion Lifestyle has the mission to bring health and wellbeing to communities across the UK. We are a registered charity and we invest back into the communities that we serve.
Who You Are:
We are looking for local people who share our passion for customer service, accept only the best, and have the ‘can-do’ attitude that creates the positive atmosphere in our centres. As a person you’ll be engaging; always championing exemplary standards and service.
Fusion Lifestyle’s Crèche Assistants provide parents and guardians with that sought-after peace of mind. Our centres cater for the entire family and as a Crèche Assistant you will provide a safe, interactive, and interesting environment for young children, ensuring high levels of cleanliness and maintenance of the area at all times, whilst adhering to the Fusion Safeguarding policy.
To be successful as a Crèche Assistant, you will need to have a nationally recognised NVQ level 2 Childcare Qualification, with knowledge of child development and early years learning. Ideally you’ll come with an Emergency Paediatric First Aid at Work Qualification, although training can be offered for this if all other criteria for the role are met.
You’ll also need flexible and effective verbal communication skills, a caring nature and you’ll be excellent at building trust and rapport with children and their parents; acting as a role model at all times.
What you will do:
Some of the main tasks and responsibilities of this role will include (but are not limited to):
- Providing a safe and caring learning environment for young children in the Centre’s crèche
- Offering a varied, interesting programme of activities appropriate to the needs of the children; coaching or teaching, where appropriate
- Carrying out the daily operations of the facility with regards to all statutory child care legislation, including the Children's Act 1989 and Service Standards
- Assisting with basic hygiene and toileting needs of children as required
- Maintaining accurate records of visits, and any accidents or incidents
- Assisting in the development of programming through your innovative ideas
- Establishing and maintain excellent relationships with our customers and potential customers
- Ensuring all concerns of a child safeguarding nature are referred in a timely and appropriate manner
We are passionate about delivering the best customer service. Every Fusion team member plays their part, working within a diverse and dynamic team in a fast-paced environment.
What We Can Do For You:
We offer attractive employee benefits and competitive rates of pay. We can provide training and qualifications in a range of leisure activities as well as providing skills for life. Our extensive range of training and development opportunities have options for full or part funding.
If you want to further your career within a dynamic company that makes a positive impact on the community, then we want to hear from you.
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PLEASE NOTE: This role is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
This job advertisement is not intended to serve as a full job description, and is therefore non-exhaustive. Upon securing an offer of employment, a copy of the job description will be made available to you. This may be amended from time to time, in-line with business requirements. You may also be required to carry out other duties as reasonably requested by the Company.
Applicants who gain a 'conditional' job offer will be required to undertake appropriate checks and referencing before commencing employment. If the role you have been offered requires you to work with children or vulnerable adults or in an environment that deems necessary, the hiring manager will inform you if a DBS is applicable. If a DBS is undertaken your offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check.
In line with the Immigration, Nationality and Asylum Act, all applicants will be expected to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK if invited to interview. Fusion Lifestyle recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce and we therefore welcome applications from all backgrounds and all sections of the community.