• Location: Various locations in the Borough,
  • Subject:
  • Hours: Part time
  • Contract: Fixed Term
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £10,000.00 - £15,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 04 April, 2024 12:00 AM

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Childcare Assistant

Childcare Assistant

Caerphilly County Borough Council
Childcare Assistant
Job description
We are recruiting a Childcare Assistant at Caerphilly County Borough Council.

Working hours: 18.5 hours per week - Monday - Friday (Mornings)
Contract Type: Fixed Term until 31 st March 2025, Part Time, Term Time Only
Location: Parc Y Felin ICC

This is an exciting opportunity to join Team Caerphilly and provide support across the wider Early Years Service.

We pay an attractive salary of £10,334.21 - £ 11,424.36 and offer access to training and development opportunities.

An exciting new opportunity has arisen within Caerphilly County Borough Councils' vibrant and high-quality Flying Start Childcare Service for a new Childcare Assistant. The post will be a fixed term contract of 18.5 hours per week until 31st March 2025 with potential to extend subject to ongoing Flying Start funding. The Assistant will mainly be located in our Parc Y Felin Childcare Setting in Caerphilly, however, due to the nature of the service the post holder may occasionally be required to support other Flying Start Settings located throughout the Caerphilly Borough. As this post is located within our flagship Welsh medium Integrated Children's Centre we require either a fluent Welsh speaker or Welsh learner to join our team.

The Childcare Assistant is part of an essential childcare team supporting the delivery of high quality Welsh medium childcare provision; establishing effective relationships with parents/carers and children; supporting the monitoring and evaluation of the programme; working with the team to ensure compliance with legislative requirements and standards for registered childcare provision; supporting an inclusive and respectful environment; supporting children with additional and emerging needs; and working with multi agency partners to deliver the programme seamlessly.

For the role, we ask that you are:
  • Qualified to Level 2 Children's Care, Play, Learning and Development (CCPLD) (pay grade 4) or Level 3 CCPLD (pay grade 5) in the relevant qualification.
  • Familiar with Welsh Government Flying Start Quality Childcare Guidelines.
  • Full UK Category B driving licence and the use of a motor vehicle insured for business / work purposes to work at various settings across the borough

To view the Job Description and Person Specification please select the relevant attachment from the attachments list

After reading the Job Description and Person Specification, if you would like to have an informal discussion about the role, please contact Fiona Santos on 07810438505 or email

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

We are legally required to ask you to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. Successful applicants are required to provide appropriate documentation such as a birth certificate, passport or work permit in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

If you have any difficulty applying online, please contact for further information.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on all successful applicants. This will include an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.