About the Role 

We are looking to recruit an experienced, enthusiastic and motivated Childcare Practitioner, who will become a proactive member of our Kidzone team. You will play a crucial role in assisting the Childcare Manager and Deputy Childcare Manager in delivering exciting and engaging day-to-day activities at Westbank’s Kidzone After School & Holiday Club, Pre-School and Play Group services.

Full details on the role can be found in the Job Description

About You 

In order to be successful in this role, it is essential that you possess a relevant Early Years / Childcare Qualification at Level 3 or an alternative equivalent qualification. Our ideal candidate will also have demonstrable experience in childcare (but this is not essential). Westbank is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is, therefore, subject to an enhanced DBS check.

What we offer:

  • Access to exclusive staff discounts from days out to travel, accommodation, cinema tickets and supermarket discounts;
  • Free access to wellbeing app
  • Cycle to work scheme as well as additional annual leaver purchase option through salary sacrifice 
  • Staff discounts for our on-site Kidzone;
  • Free staff access to a well-equipped gym with parking available on site;
  • Access to a 24/7 confidential advice line for staff including advice on everyday matters, debt and financial advice, legal and tax advice as well as family care advice;
  • Inclusion in a friendly and professional team who prides itself in providing excellent childcare services to Exminster community;

How to Apply

If you are looking for a rewarding and exciting position, then the role of Childcare Practitioner could be for you! Please submit your CV and cover letter outlining how you meet the person specifications and email it to [email protected]

Our charity is committed to supporting inclusion and diversity in everything we do, so we encourage all candidates who meet the requirements to submit their application.

 It is a criminal offence for people who are barred from working in Regulated Activity (under the Safeguarding and Vulnerable Groups Act 2006) to apply for roles that require them to work unsupervised with that particular group (adults at risk/children).

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.