An exciting opportunity to work and qualify within childcare, your main role will be to provide a safe and caring environment for children to play and learn in.
Little Miracles is a charity that supports families that have children with additional needs, disabilities and life limiting conditions. Just like everyone else these children need a place to play, laugh and create friendships – Little Miracles provides this whilst the families are able to access the advice, support and care that they deserve. In the UK, there are 800,000 disabled children under the age of 16 – this is approximately one child in every twenty yet the majority of families that we work with report feeling like they are alone in their journey. Little Miracles exists to reduce this isolation and to ensure that families get the support that they need in order to support their families fully. Our activities and Family Support Workers provide a lifeline to the families and their children with the varied support that we are able to offer. We support the whole family including parents, carers, the child with additional needs as well as the siblings and any family can receive support even before they receive the formal diagnosis. Alongside our child care centre Little Miracles offers the following services from the Spinney 1.Counselling 2.Family Support 3.Occupational Therapy 4.Home Education Support 5.Community Activities.
Possible Start Date: 25/03/2018
Programme Duration: 24 months
This position is now closed and no additional applications are being taken. If you have any questions please contact the provider who is managing the position.
You will be responsible for supporting staff with the care of children with regard to their physical, emotional and educational needs whilst working effectively as part of a team. Duties will include:-
Assisting with meal times, food preparation and feeding As a Child Care Support Worker you will be expected to work alongside other professionals ensuring confidentiality and professional standards are maintained at all times. You will also to be required to help with the general housekeeping and tidying as well as completion of any necessary paperwork. You will also be expected to attend staff meetings/training as required
Continuous professional development opportunities available,
If you are successful in securing an interview for this position, you will be required to attend a pre-interview and assessment at Peterborough Regional College.
For more information about this vacancy please contact the provider Peterborough Regional College on 01733 762121 or
email: Louise.Saidler@peterborough.ac.uk (Ref ID:82340)
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