Childcare Practitioner – Fife Council – Rosyth

Fife Council

Job Details

Fife Council’s Out of School Clubs sit within the Education and Children’s Services Directorate. The Out of School Clubs provide childcare to school aged children before and after school, as well as during school holidays.

Childcare Practitioners:

  • Plan and supervise activities with children and young people.
  • Organise play area, provide appropriate material and equipment.
  • Give children and young people the freedom to spend their leisure time in their own way.
  • Encourage independence, build self-esteem, and support children to try new skills and experiences.
  • Provide healthy and nutritious snacks taking account of dietary and nutritional needs.
  • Support children and young people on a one-to-one basis when required.
  • Deal with injuries and emergencies.
  • Liaise with parents, carers, and other professionals.
  • Support the Senior Childcare Practitioner with record keeping.
  •  – to find out more information about our Out of School Clubs.

    A link to the role profile is provided at the bottom of this advert providing more detailed information about the job and the type of person we are looking for.

    The Person 

    We are looking for someone who: 

  • Has experience of working with children and young people within a play, care or learning setting.
  • Is willing to work towards the SVQ 3 Social Services (Children and Young People) or already holds a suitable qualification.
  • Is fun, engaging, adaptable, passionate about working with children and young people.
  • In return you will benefit from: 

  • A competitive salary of £21, to £23, (pro-rata).
  • The ability to gain a formal qualification through our own SVQ assessor.
  • Access to a wide range of professional learning and training opportunities.
  • Career progression opportunities.
  • You are required to register with Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of taking up employment in this role and to complete the required Post Registration Training and Learning (PRTL) over the first registration period.

    Before confirming your appointment, you will be required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme membership through Disclosure Scotland and become a member of the relevant PVG scheme.

    Further Information

  • Role Profile –  When preparing your supporting statement, review the role profile and think about how you meet the essential criteria 
  • How We Work Matters –  Our employees are expected to display and promote certain behaviours in the workplace. See our behaviour framework for more information.
  • Employee Benefits –  Employees have access to a benefits package that offers discounts on a wide range of products and services.
  • Directorate Information – 
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  • For further information please contact: Sara Hoefling –

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