Relief Early Years Support Worker - ORK06900

£20,001 - £30,000

Orkney Islands Council, Kirkwall

  • Full time
  • Temporary

Posted 48 weeks ago, 29 Mar

Closing date: Job Closed

job Ref: ORK06900

Full Job Description


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Relief Early Years Support Worker

Hours are offered on an as and when required basis
£12.80 / £13.50 per hour (including Distant Islands Allowance)

We are seeking suitable candidates to join our supply list in the Early Learning and Childcare setting.

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

For appointment at G4:
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 G5:
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.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to discuss the post by contacting Catherine Diamond, Service Manager (Early Years Team) on ext 3220 or email: 

Recruitment for this post is ongoing.

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