Childcare Practitioner Interview Day - 25/05/2024

  • Dublin
  • Giraffe Childcare
Looking to kickstart your Childcare Career? Giraffe Childcare are hiring Childcare Practitioners for our centres in Dublin, Meath & Kildare. Come meet our Recruitment Team on Saturday, 25th May 2024 @ Giraffe IFSC, Dublin 1 from 8:00 to 3:00. We have a number of positions available caring for the baby, toddler and pre-school age groups.   What We Offer:   Job security Accommodation (terms & conditions apply) Up to 34 days annual leave including bank holidays and Christmas Career progression opportunities Trainee management programme Ongoing training and development including Manual Handling and First Aid Enhanced employee benefits including: Bike to Work, Travel Tax Saver Scheme, supplier discounts Employee gifts: cinema tickets, care packs and so much more Staff appreciation programme Staff wellbeing Staff recognition programme: Employee of the Quarter, Employee of the Year Talent exchange programme - access to positions across the world Keep up to date with the leading approaches in early years Be part of an award winning team     Role Description:   To ensure a safe, secure and healthy environment for the care, safety and welfare of the children Provide for the holistic needs of the children Actively engage the children in developmentally appropriate learning activities to facilitate the potential development of each child. Promote and help maintain an organised, clean, safe, well equipped and culturally sensitive learning environment Observe and record children's progress To communicate effectively with children, parents and staff alike. Meet established policies and procedures, creating an environment of best practice.     Qualifications & Experience:   In order to be successful in this position the applicant must have:   Sincere and genuine love of children Minimum FETAC / QQI Level 5 in Childcare or equivalent Minimum 1 year's practical experience in a childcare setting First Aid, Manual Handling and Food Safety training an advantage Excellent interpersonal and communication skills A desire to learn progressively throughout your career   We try our best to reply to every applicant, however occasionally due to the number of applicants we will only be able to respond personally to successful candidates. Hopefully you will be one of those. If not, please do feel free to send your CV again for future positions. INDOP