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Childcare Assistant/Educarer Lucan




Giraffe Childcare

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Job Description:

Giraffe Childcare Lucan is conveniently located in Ballyowen, Lucan in the heart of a residential area. Our purpose designed crèche has a warm, homely atmosphere and we have an open door policy for parents, holding a number of family events throughout the year.

Role Description:

We are currently recruiting for Childcare Assistants/Educarers 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 - starting salary €23,322 (depending on experience and qualifications).
Up to 33 days annual leave including bank holidays
Employee recognition awards
Employee Team building events and activities
Continuous training and development programmes
Courses such as Manual Handling and First Aid provided as standard
Career progression opportunities such as supervisors, deputy managers and manager roles
Travel opportunities outside of Ireland thorough our Talent Exchange Programme
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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


Permanent / Full-time

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