1/2 day - 1 day a week

Creche Support Worker (x5)

WHM are looking for a team of creche support workers to support our experienced play-worker in our creche for babies and pre-school children whilst parents attend one of our groups.

The role will include setting up and cleaning down the creche area, preparing and delivering small group/individual activities as directed by the play-worker, and preparing and providing refreshments.

ROLE DESCRIPTION


Role Title                                           Creche Support Worker


Hours                                                 A minimum commitment of 2-3 hours per week

                                                       (Group sessions may take place at other locations depending on project)


Reports to                                        Group Project Lead


This role will require a DBS check



Main purpose of the role


To support Playworker with the facilitation of creche facility for babies and pre-school children whilst parents attend one of our groups.

 

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY


Key Tasks

  • Setting up the room

  • Supporting women and their children into the room and making them feel welcome.

  • Creating and promoting a warm, nurturing environment through play and positive interactions

  • Supporting and enhancing the children’s self-chosen play

  • Getting to know the children and their interests and needs

  • Supporting playworker with group activities.

  • Supporting worker in keeping the environment safe and clean.

  • Writing ‘snapshot’ observations of the children (this is optional and additional support will be offered)

  • Helping with planning for the children’s interests and needs (this is optional and additional support will be offered)


  • Abide by and implement all WHM’s policies and procedures

  • Articulate and promote WHM’s philosophy and value base through the organisation, it’s work and projects with external partners and on social media.

  • To be accountable to WHM members and Board of Trustees.