Childcare Assistant

  • Organisation: YMCA Thornton
  • Hours: Bank staff - As and when required
  • Salary: Up to 24 years – National minimum wage rate of £7.38ph - 25 years and over – National living wage rate of £7.83ph

If you are looking for a meaningful job, a caring, progressive work environment and an opportunity to reach your fullest potential, consider a career with the YMCA.

We are seeking individuals who are inspired by playing an important role in changing people’s lives and therefore communities. We are all about creating inspirational pathways and opportunities, opening doors and welcoming all to get involved and make a positive difference. Working for us means helping children, young people and adults of all levels of ability and from all walks of life, to reach their full potential.

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with a minimum Level 2 qualification and experience in a childcare environment to join our team. The crèche provides short-term childcare for the under 5s whilst their parents / guardians use the on-site facilities.

The main duties will include:

  • Assisting in the organisation of appropriate play activities and creative activities and their implementation
  • Assist in the development of communication skills, motor skills, social, and problem solving
  • Assisting with basic hygiene and toilet training

To the successful candidate we offer:

  • 28 days annual leave (Pro rata) (including Bank Holidays)
  • Flexible working environment
  • Opportunities to apply for other internal roles
  • An opportunity to work for a company who offer on-going development within your role

The post holder must be aware of equal opportunity principles and comply with the YMCA Fylde Coast equal opportunity procedures. Job Share will also be considered.

For an application pack for the above role, please visit

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