Early Years Practitioner

Job Details

Do you have a passion for working with children and helping with their development?

London Borough of Havering is looking for an Early Years Practitioner to join their team.

Have at look at details below:


  • To promote children’s development within a secure, safe and stimulating environment, and with reference to good practice curriculum guidance appropriate to the ages and stages of development of the children.
  • To provide input to the assessment of children’s overall development, including carrying out observations, recording children’s achievement, and maintaining developmental records to a high standard.
  • To support colleagues in undertaking their responsibilities as key worker to a specific group of children within the centre and the smooth transition from home to centre and from centre to school
  • To effectively manage the behaviour of the children in line with procedural guidance and to implement planned interventions for children with additional needs.
  • To provide appropriate physical care in areas of washing, toileting, changing, feeding, dressing, comforting and administering medication.
  • To work with due regard to Child Protection procedures and to report matters of concern to the centre managers.
  • To assist with the organisation of outings for children’s interest, education and enjoyment and with regard to safety.
  • There is a requirement to lift and assist in toileting and changing and in helping to transfer from seating to mobility aids. The post will help children to acquire and develop self help skills including toileting and personal hygiene.
  • The post holder will be required to help with first aid provision, comforting sick or injured children

Pay rate: £16.84 per hour umbrella

Three to six months contract with view to extend or make permanent