Early Years Support Worker, Strynd Nursery - ORK07988

£20,001 - £30,000

Orkney Islands Council, Kirkwall

  • Part time
  • Temporary

Posted 1 week ago, 9 Feb | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: 25-02-2024 (In 3 days)

job Ref: ORK07988

Full Job Description


Strynd Nursery

Early Years Support Worker

21 hours per week, Term Time
Temporary up to 3 July 2024
£26,465 - £27,031 / £27,652 - £28,254 pro rata
£14.50 - £14.81 / £15.15 - £15.48 per hour
The above amounts include Distant Islands Allowance)

We are seeking suitable candidates to join our dedicated team of staff in the above Early Learning and Childcare setting.

The ideal candidate will have recent experience of working with young children in a structured context. This post is rewarding and requires an energetic, thoughtful person, who is able to work as part of our team in a caring, learning environment.

For appointment at D:
You should have a good general standard of education including literacy and numeracy AND successfully complete a relevant qualification to allow registration with the SSSC as a Support Worker (Day Care of Children) within 3 years of taking up the post.

For appointment at E:
You should hold a recognised qualification that enables registration with the SSSC as a Support Worker (Day Care of Children) e.g. NC in Early Education and Child Care, SVQ Level 2. You are required to register with the SSSC within 6 months of taking up the post and maintain this registration.

This post is subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with children.

You should be able to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Orkney to meet the operational requirements of the Service.

Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting, Fiona Greaves, Manager, tel: or via e-mail: admin.stryndnursery@glow.orkneyschools.org.uk 

Closing Date: Sunday 25 February 2024

Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.