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Childcare Worker - Maternity Cover - Waterford

Location: Ballybricken, Co. Waterford

Salary range: €14.80 per/hours

Experience: 1 year of experience in relevant childcare role.

Closing date: Fri, 12 Jul 2024


SVP is a large, national, voluntary organisation with extensive experience of working with a diverse range of people who experience poverty and exclusion. Through its network of over 12,000 volunteers and 700 staff, it is strongly committed to working for social justice and advocates the creation of a more just and caring society. SVP employs people to support volunteers in a variety of settings including housing, community care, shops, administration, and other specialist areas. 

The Role:

We are currently looking to recruit a Childcare Worker (Maternity Cover) to join our St. Joseph's Childcare Centre team in Ballybricken, Co. Waterford. The post holder will have responsibility for providing quality early childhood care and education to children and to guide and supervise children in a safe and caring environment.​This is a great opportunity to join one of Ireland’s largest voluntary organisations and make a difference in your community.

Candidate Requirements: 

  • Minimum FETAC Level 6 or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of Aisteoir, Siolta, Better Start programmes and AIM.
  • Good knowledge of underlying principles in early years education/afterschool.
  • Preferably 1 year of experience in relevant childcare role.
  • Display enthusiasm and an interest in supporting and empowering young children and their families.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrate excellent listening and supportive skills.
  • Be patient with a well-developed sense of humor.
  • Have a child centered approach to activities, being imaginative and creative in delivering activities.

Full job description for this role and list of associated benefits can be found here: Childcare Worker Specific Purpose Job Description.pdf

​If you meet these requirements and have the desire to join one of Ireland’s best known, trusted, and respected not-for-profit organisations please click 'Apply for this job'.
Appointment is subject to Garda Vetting and satisfactory references. Canvassing will not be accepted and may lead to disqualification. Due to the large volume of applications, we are not in the position to provide individual feedback to candidates who are not shortlisted.

If you are interested in being considered for this ​position, please apply as soon as possible as the role may be closed in advance of the date shown above due to high volume of applications.

​SVP is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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