W122623 - Child care worker

Child care worker
Community Kids Haven Early Learning Centre - Greensborough

*** Term 3 & 4 student placements available ***

Community Kids Haven Early Learning Centre aims to provide outstanding care and early years learning for children between the ages of twelve weeks to six years. We want every child that enters our care to feel a part of our loving and nurturing family.
Are you looking to work with kids in a friendly and fully qualified childcare centre? The nurturing team at Community Kids Haven provides little ones with engaging, quality care in an interactive and secure environment where they can learn, explore, create and grow to their full potential.

Skills You Might Learn

In alignment with Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care studies, students may have the opportunity to develop skills in;
- Providing care for children of various ages, stages of development and diverse backgrounds
- Developing positive and respectful relationships
- Providing experiences to support children’s play and learning
- Ensuring the Health and Safety of Children
- Participating in Workplace Health and Safety
- Complying with administrative requirements

Students will also be expected to comply with policies regarding communicating with parents, guardians, and any other centre policies as directed by staff.

Transferrable skills which are vital in this workplace include communication, teamwork, time management, creativity and critical thinking.

Typical Tasks & Duties

Placement students may have the opportunity to participate in a range of activities including;
- Supervision of safe play activities
- Maintaining centre cleanliness (including sweeping, mopping, wiping tables and benches, cleaning paint pots and brushes, etc.)
- Reading stories
- Helping prep snacks, such as chopping fresh fruit
- Assisting with various admin tasks

Some tasks will not be permitted (such as nappy changes). This will be discussed further at preliminary meeting.

Student Requirements

*** The student must be 18 years of age or older ***
Best suited to a VCAL or VCE student currently undertaking Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care. A warm and friendly personality is preferred, along with a strong desire to actively engage with children and work in this industry.

*** COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS***
It is now mandatory for all staff to be triple vaccinated. Note this will also apply to any interested students or as per government guidelines based on their age.

NUT FREE ZONE – Students are welcome to bring their own snacks and lunch, however no Nuts or Nut products are permitted on site.

Dress Requirements

No thongs, singlets or shorts. Clothes must be suitable for indoor and outdoor play (compliant with SunSmart policy), which may require bending, moving play equipment, painting, etc. Discreet jewellery preferred for reasons of safety (eg. no dangly earrings.)

Special Transport Requirements

Venue is close to bus access, with links to trains on the Hurstbridge line.
Travel Form will not be required as all placement hours will be completed onsite or within short walking distance.

RELATED COURSES INCLUDE

  • CHC30113 - Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
Positions: 1 Position
ID Number: W122623
Industry Area: COMMUNITY SERVICES & HEALTH
Location: Greensborough - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: This employer is offering placements throughout the year, exact dates to be negotiated with employer. Hours are 9am to 4pm (with half hour break).
Added By: Banyule Nillumbik Local Learning & Employment Network

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