Our existing terms, conditions and benefits are currently under review.
The Parent and Family Support Service, Tower Hamlets Holiday Childcare team provides high quality care for children, during the school holidays and crèche support for parent and family events. We are looking for highly motivated, experienced childcare workers who are passionate about providing high quality, inclusive childcare for children aged 3-13 years.
The holiday provision takes place in Tower Hamlets schools and operates during the school holidays, (excluding the Christmas break). We would like staff who are available to work at least 4 weeks a year, though work is available at each scheme:
• February half term (1 week)
• Easter (2 weeks)
• May half term (1 week)
• Summer holidays (4/5 weeks)
• October half term (1 week)
There is an opportunity for a holiday childcare worker to join the holiday childcare team’s pool of staff to deliver high quality care for children. The successful post holder will be expected to work as part of the holiday childcare team, carrying out work relating to holiday schemes, crèches and related matters. The nature and demands of the service require people who are flexible and capable of supporting other areas of the team’s work when required.
The posts require minimum NVQ Level 2 childcare qualification or equivalent. Experience of working in a childcare setting or with children and families
These posts are exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).
Tower Hamlets Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.