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Early Years / Childcare Practitioner

POSTED ON 11 Jan 2024
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The Peligoni Crèches are designed to be a safe haven where parents can leave their little ones in the care of our experienced and qualified childcare team whilst they relax and enjoy the club. 

From treasure hunts to pizza making and rock painting to Olympic games, there’s plenty to keep children of all ages busy with a varied and engaging programme of activities during the peak season. We are looking for a team of experienced Childcare Professionals, who can work across a wide range of age groups, to ensure that our younger guests are always entertained and cared for.

Our crèches are open 7 days per week and care for children from 4 months to 3 years. The crèches provide a calm and comforting environment for little ones with soft play as well as more stimulating toys, games and activities for toddlers. Our aim is to ensure that children have the opportunity to play with others their own age with appropriate activities but to also provide the flexibility to allow children to hang out with older siblings if they are more comfortable with this. 

Our main crèche is located on-site in a secure walled off section with a large grassy area for children to play safely. During busy periods, we open our second crèche, situated below the Peli Deli, which offers a bright and airy indoor play space and large open garden.

In addition to fun-packed days, evening care and activities are also offered on selected evenings during both low and high season, as well as babysitting. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for childcare professionals who are looking for a job they love, in a stunning environment. We need a team who are full of energy, creative and caring and always willing to go the extra mile to ensure that our younger guests have an unforgettable holiday.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure our young guests receive the highest level of care
  • Create and develop a happy, safe and stimulating environment
  • Plan a variety of age appropriate indoor and outdoor activities each week
  • Record keeping, where necessary
  • Maintain a high level standard of health and safety
  • Ensure high levels of cleanliness and hygiene are met at all times
  • Be responsible for daily cleaning and regular deep clean of the crèche 
  • Communicate effectively with parents
  • Provide support to the rest of the childcare team where necessary
  • Host evening activities where required
  • Prepare healthy and nutritious snacks for children
  • Work a minimum of 2 nights babysitting (which you will be paid extra)

Abilities & Expectations

  • Creative and energetic
  • Fun and outgoing
  • Confident and assertive
  • Safety conscious
  • Patient and sympathetic by nature
  • Outstanding work ethic
  • Excellent guest relations and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well on your own, as well as part of a team
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Flexible and willing to help others
  • Be able to communicate effectively
  • Present a ‘can do’ attitude

Essential Requirements

  • Level 3 CACHE Diploma in Childcare and Education, or equivalent qualification
  • Proven experience working with babies and young children
  • Full Paediatric First Aid Certificate
  • Basic Food Hygiene Certificate is desirable
  • DBS Certificate, Garda Vetting or equivalent
  • Good swimmer
  • UK/EU Passport Holder



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