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Childcare Assistant Leopardstown Dublin 18




Giraffe Childcare

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Job 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


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


Permanent / Full-time

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