W103132 - Child care worker

Child care worker
Berwick Neighbourhood Centre

Berwick Neighborhood Centre is a friendly workplace, offering a number of programs for children and their families, from playgroups, occasional care to 3 year old kinder sessions. Be part of a caring team that provides opportunities for children both in a structured and spontaneous learning environment and gain exposure to children of different ages and stages of development. The Neighbourhood Centre consists of two sites, one at 112 High Street Berwick and one at Timbarra Way Berwick. This placement will be at the High Street Centre.

Skills You Might Learn

Teamwork, communication, problem solving, time management etc., gain experience with all pre-school age groups. Improve industry awareness, including cultural preferences. Develop positive and respectful relationships with children, assist with health and safety of children, interact positively with infants, toddlers and parents, participate in workplace health and safety, promote healthy food and drinks, etc.

Typical Tasks & Duties

Assist staff to set up and pack up activities for education and play, learn about hygiene, observe behaviour patterns in children at various ages and stages in their development. You will be involved in hands on help with naming and hanging up artwork, preparing children for outdoor activities, engaging in meaningful play, wiping tables and tidying up after activities.

Student Requirements

This opportunity would suit a student who has a desire to work with children and has positive work place attitudes and ethics. To work with children you will need to have a positive friendly manner and use language suitable to children.

Dress Requirements

Discreet jewellery, long hair tied back, closed toe shoes, dress suited to working with children, to be discussed at interview.

Special Transport Requirements

Students must provide own transport to and from the office site. Public transport is available.

RELATED COURSES INCLUDE

  • CHC30113 - Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • CHC30712 - Certificate III in Children's Services
Positions: 1 Position
ID Number: W103132
Industry Area: COMMUNITY SERVICES & HEALTH
Location: Berwick - Explore Region
Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: The current opportunity for a student is either Tuesday or Wednesday for five hours of Occassional Care - 8.30am -1.30pm. Please note office hours are 9.00am to 3.00pm. 2017 placements can be in any of the 3 centres, times and days to be negotiated with employer
Added By: South East Local Learning & Employment Network

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