Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Early Years Practitioner

Early Years Practitioner needed with Slough Borough Council

Start date - ASAP

Contract length - Initially 3 months

Hours per week - 30 hours

Rate of pay - £16.75ltd per hour

About the Role

The Early Years Practitioner will be responsible for contributing as an experienced practitioner to all aspects of the daily operation of the setting.

This includes implementation of operational plans and procedures, delivery of curriculum and educational programmes, catering, health and safety procedures, including safeguarding, cleaning routines, and administration of children's records.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide full care and supervision for the children, ensuring that all their needs are met.

  • Work in close partnership with staff from local primary schools to provide fully integrated care and education and smooth transition from one phase to the next.

  • Ensure that the setting's resources are used cost-effectively.

  • Promote high standards of behaviour and discipline and uphold and promote the setting's policies on equalities and inclusion.

  • Implement all other of the setting's policies and procedures, ensuring that the OFSTED standards are met and records are kept as required.

  • Help promote the setting with parents, local schools, other early years settings, and the local community and assist with marketing activities.

  • Work in partnership with staff from schools and agencies, including network childminders, in order to deliver multi-agency services to parents and children in the local neighbourhood.

  • Attend planning and staff meetings as required.

  • Work in any of the services Children's Centres and early years settings as required.

  • Undertake any other duties which may become necessary to ensure the successful running of the setting.


  • Enhanced DBS is required.

  • Level 3 qualification in Early Years Education and Childcare.

  • Experience of working with children in an early years environment

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Good organisational and time management skills.

How to Apply

If you are interested in this Early Years Practitioner role, please submit your CV and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and qualifications.

We look forward to hearing from you!