Early Years Support Workers

Job reference: 202111CFS14
Salary: £9.50 per hour

About the role

Do you need flexible working hours to work around your commitments? Do you enjoy working with children and as part of a team? If so, we have the ideal position for you – we need flexible and reliable staff to support our setting as and when required to cover staff absences.

About us

Come and join our friendly and dedicated team of child-care professionals in our unique setting on one of the UK’s leading and exciting city farms where you have full access to all the resources it has to offer.

We will offer you twenty-five days annual leave plus bank holidays, four/five days in-house training and other training opportunities stipulated in line with this role. We have an employee programme which is based on a ‘good work’ framework. This allows us to ensure all our employees have meaningful work, a voice within an inclusive workplace culture, staff retention including pay and benefits, skills and development and a supportive health and well-being programme.

About the role

We are looking for an enthusiastic, passionate and committed individual to support all the children to achieve and develop in this exclusive environment. We want you to join us in creating a great indoor and outdoor learning environment for the children and build trusting relationships with their parents. Your day will include access to a range of experiences including outdoor play spaces, training opportunities and the farm facilities allowing each day to be different and exciting! We’ll help you to further develop your knowledge of child development and the Early Years Foundation Stage with training and support.

Qualifications / experience for this role

Essential criteria: you must enjoy working with children, have experience of working with children aged 0 – 5 years and be flexible and reliable.

Desirable criteria: Early Years qualification

How to apply

Please state the job reference number with all applications or enquiries.

Download the job description and application form below:

JOB DESCRIPTION (PDF)

APPLICATION FORM (Word)

Then send your completed application to alice.linnell@windmillhillcityfarm.org.uk.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

If your application is shortlisted you will be invited to attend a play session and an interview.

Closing date: We will review each application as it arrives.
Play session date: to be arranged
Interview date: to be arranged
Start date: as soon as possible

For further information or an informal discussion about the post, please contact Vadna Chauhan by phoning 0117 963 3299 or emailing vadna.chauhan@windmillhillcityfarm.org.uk

We are continuously striving to be an employer of choice and believe our work and ethos will be stronger with greater diversity and welcome applications from those who bring difference.

Windmill Hill City Farm is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare all vulnerable groups and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our commitment is underpinned by robust processes and procedures that seek to maximise opportunity, minimise risk and continuously promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce.

All successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check which must be maintained throughout the period of employment.

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Windmill Hill City Farm aims to improve the lives of local people through its services and facilities. 

Thousands of people each year benefit from the many different facilities and services at the City Farm. 

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