Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Senior Childcare Officer

I am currently recruiting for a Senior Childcare Officer within Leicester City Council's Children's Services.

The role is to assist with the supervision of looked after children and young persons, with a balanced programme of educational and play activities.

The role is full time 37 hours per week for an initial 3 months with rates of pay up to £12.37 per hour.

Work may, at times, include evening and weekend work.



Oversees the educational and play activities of children and young persons.


Contributes to the formulation and implementation of a programme of educational / play activities for children and young persons.


Maintain a provision of books, toys and play equipment and ensuring that all equipment used by children is clean, safe and age appropriate.


To Organise and plan food menus for the Corner Club and responsible for ordering supplies and undertakes the preparation, cooking and serving of children's meals.

Ensuring all standards relating to food Hygiene are adhered too.


Identify where children may be at-risk and refer to appropriate agency in a correct and timely manner.

Inform parents / carers of their, and the Department's, responsibilities in this area.

To report concerns/incidents to management as appropriate.


Follow administrative arrangements and completes confidential records.


Liaise with hostel management and domestic employees to ensure the Health& Safety of the Corner Club building ,so the environment is safe, clean and secure.

- NVQ 3 in Child Care & Education, or B.


Higher in Nursery Nursing
- Enhanced DBS
- Experience of supervising children, or young persons, in a professional or voluntary capacity

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Theo at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 964 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed!