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Childcare Assistants South County Dublin


South County DublinDublin


Giraffe Childcare

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Job Description:

Giraffe Childcare are hiring Childcare Assistants and Educarers for our South Dublin Centres in Dublin 18. These centres are centrally located and are with in easy reach of public transport.

Role Description:

We are currently recruiting for Childcare Assistants across our Dublin centres caring for children from 6 months to 5 years. We have a number of positions available caring for the baby, toddler and pre-school age groups. The ideal candidate will:
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
Communicate effectively with children, parents and staff alike.
Meet established policies and procedures, creating an environment of best practice.

What We Offer:

A competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Continuous Personal Development (CPD) realised through our in house Giraffe Training Academy to ensure you reach your full potential
Excellent promotional opportunities to advance your career to the next level
Staff Benefits Package, which includes pension, extra holiday allowance, educational assistance & eligibility for childcare discount
On-going staff reward and recognition for excellence throughout the year
If you are called for an interview. you will also have to complete a Garda Vetting form.

Qualifications & Experience

In order to be successful in this position the applicant must have:

Minimum Fetac Level 5 in Childcare qualification or equivalent
First Aid, Manual Handling and Food Safety Certified an advantage
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
A desire to learn progressively throughout your career due to the nature of the industry
Sincere and genuine love of children

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


Tom Cannon - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Permanent / Full-time

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