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Early Years Practitioners needed

Catkins on the Move are recruiting full time and part time early years practitioners. Flexible employment opportunities.

As a Catkins on the Move Early Years Practitioner, you will be required to fill temporary staffing needs as they arise within Catkins on the Move, be it on mobile crèche or childcare relief work as booked with Catkins on the Move. You will report directly through the line management structure of the service to which you are assigned.

Hours are flexible. You will work a minimum of 20 hours per week up to 39 hours per week.

Purpose of work
To providing flexible childcare support to Catkins on the Move, for mobile crèche or childcare relief work. To promote a happy, healthy, stimulating, and safe environment within the childcare services.

Key areas of work

Working as relief staff in Tusla Registered Early Years Services and adhering to their policies and procedures.
Working in temporary early years services.
Ensuring the Childcare Act 1991 (Early Years Services) Regulations 2016 are adhered to following the Quality and Regulatory framework (QRF)
Organise and participate in developmentally appropriate games and activities based on the emergent interests of the child.
Keeping appropriate early years records up-to-date.
Appropriate communication with children using verbal and non-verbal methods.
Developing good working relationships with clients and co-workers.
Adhere to Longford Women’s Link Child Safeguarding Statement and the Child Safeguarding Statements from any services engaged in.
Attendance at future training sessions as required.
Any other duties as assigned.
Report to the CSP Manager

Any enquiries to Marissa Hebron, Community Services Programme Manager
0861916456 or


Longford Women’s Link is an equal opportunities employer