SLA01906 - Early Years Worker - Larkhall Children's Centre

South Lanarkshire
10 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Education Resources

Location - Larkhall Children's Centre, 90 Muir Street, Larkhall, ML9 2BZ (52 week establishment)

Hours - 37 hours post

Fixed Term until August 2017

Education Resources are committed to the care and welfare of young people in a childcare environment. We are looking to recruit Early Years Workers to join existing early years teams within nursery classes across the Council.

You will work as an enthusiastic, effective member of an early years team supporting, nurturing children and creating stimulating learning opportunities that deliver a high quality child centred early years provision which meets the needs of our youngest children and their families. You will be an innovative educator who will work in partnership with others.

In addition, you will have experience of working within an early years environment and will be committed to ongoing professional development and be in possesion of at least one of the following qualifications; NNEB, HNC, SVQ 3 Children’s Care Learning & Development or SVQ 3 Early Years Care & Education.  Please note both SVQ 3s should include HIV & Aids, Food Hygiene and First Aid Modules.

You will also be required to meet the registration requirements of a Practitioner with SSSC.



Employment History/Foreign Police Check

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.

This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.

The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal records check provided by Disclosure Scotland.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children.

Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made by South Lanarkshire Council.

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South Lanarkshire Council / South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture are Equal Opportunities employers and encourage applications from all members of the community. We are committed to the Double Tick Initiative and offer a guaranteed interview to any applicant who considers themselves to be disabled and who meets the competency requirements for the post.


Closing Date: Sunday 23 October 2016

See also:
EYW Competence+Based SCP 28 - 40.doc