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3 May 2024

Temporary Childcare Sessional

PhoenixFutures – Posted by PhoenixFutures Sheffield, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

This opportunity is at our unique, specialist family service. A place where parents addicted to drugs or alcohol come with their children to change their lives and determine their futures. We’re looking for skilled, dedicated and passionate staff to join us on flexible hours, to form part of our pool of Sessional Childcare Staff at our Sheffield Family Residential Service.

Within this role, a passion for providing outstanding care for children and displaying a positive attitude is required.  We work with families who have previously struggled with substance misuse therefore promoting a trusting, positive relationship is important within the role. You will be working in an on-site nursery within the residential setting where we have both a baby room and nursery which the children attend.

Skills and Experience required: 

  • A level 3 NVQ Childcare Qualification or a relevant childcare qualification is required within this job role, we are also accepting students studying towards a qualification in Childcare.
  • An understanding or a willingness to learn about parental substance misuse is preferable.
  • Basic knowledge of Early Years Foundation Stage guidelines to help monitor developments through weekly observations.
  • Act with reasonable care and skill
  • Good communication skills
  • Independent judgement
  • Ability to work effectively within the team
  • Ability to evaluate and interpret information and think creatively
  • Flexible and adaptable

Previous experience is desirable, however not essential. Support Workers come from many different backgrounds and experiences, and you may have the transferable skills required. We are seeking dedicated individuals, based on your values, willingness to learn new skills and the compassion to deliver the best service possible to our residents.

What is in it for you?

Sessional work is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience in a challenging environment and to develop your career in substance misuse. Get involved today and make a real difference!

Sessional work is on a casual basis and a specific number of hours each week cannot be guaranteed. Successful applicants will be added to a pool of Sessional staff to provide cover as and when needed. Flexibility is required to provide cover required and may include full days, half days, overnights and weekends.

We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and believe it is important to¿include¿people with lived experience¿to ensure¿the needs of the people we support are represented. We are committed to creating an inclusive working environment where everyone is¿free to be themselves and we ensure equity of opportunity.

The Phoenix Futures Group has more than 50 years experience of developing and delivering pioneering substance misuse services. We believe in being the best and that is why we constantly strive to learn and innovate, to challenge ourselves, to adapt and to work together with others who can bring valuable expertise.

If you are interested in being a part of an organisations that is making a real change in society, please contact us today.

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How to Apply

Please apply on our website: https://careers.phoenixfutures.org.uk/vacancy/childcare-sessional-557119.html

Job Types: Temporary. Salaries: Less than 20,000.

Job expires in 12 days.

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