Childcare Support Worker

Children 1ST is Scotland’s National Children’s Charity. We help Scotland’s families to put children first, with practical advice and with support in difficult times. And when the worst happens, we support survivors of abuse, neglect, and other traumatic events in childhood, to recover.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the Carrick Family Wellbeing Service providing support to children, young people, and their families in the Carrick Communities of South Ayrshire.

We are looking to recruit a childcare support worker to work alongside the team to provide care, support and play activities to children aged 0-5 in a nurturing childcare service environment and to provide support to parents and carers.

If you have experience of working in a childcare/ early years setting and have an SVQ Level 3/HNC or equivalent in Child Care/Early Years or related area, or other relevant qualification at SCQF level 7 then we want to hear from you.

Further Information 

This a fixed term, part time post of 25 hour per week funded until 31 March 2022. SSSC registration is required.

Job title: Childcare Support Worker

Reference number: CFS21/82

Location: Girvan

Closing date: 27/10/2021 12:00

Interview date: It is anticipated that interviews will take place on Monday 08 November 2021

Salary: £22,102-£26,686

To apply, please download and complete the attached 3 forms below (A, B and C) and email completed forms to:

Alternately, if you are unable to email us, postal applications may be sent to Human Resources, Children 1st, 83 Whitehouse Loan, Edinburgh, EH9 1AT.

Please also refer to the ‘Job Description and Person Specification’ and ‘Terms and Conditions’ for further information as per relevant documents attached below.

For further information or enquiries, please email:

We welcome and encourage applications from potential people of all backgrounds, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, belief, disability, who reflect our values.