Informal babysitters may be ten a penny in the form of teenagers looking for some easy money, but parents are increasingly concerned with safety for their children. Although not always necessary for employment, qualifications in childcare can help candidates to secure work.
There are several qualifications which are relevant to child care and babysitting, most available through further education providers. They range from a Diploma in Childcare and Education, to the BTEC in Child Studies and NVQs at all levels. For those people with experience in childcare, the Advanced Diploma in Childcare and Education is available from some providers, acting as a very high level qualification in the area.
Most courses include paediatric first aid, health and hygiene, and training in the physical, social, educational and emotional needs of children between the ages of 0-7 years. Babysitters may be asked to cook for children, assist with bathing and oversee personal hygiene and change nappies, as well as providing ideas for entertainment and activities.
Both recruitment agencies and employers expect professional babysitters to be compassionate, caring people, with good practical abilities and an interest in the development of young children.
Wages tend to fall between £8-£10 per hour, however they can be negotiable if the hours are many or the qualifications of the candidate are high level.
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209/211 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G2 5QY
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Coverage Scotland, North West, Midlands And UK
Executive Suite 4 & 5, St James Business Centre, Wilderspool Causeway, Warrington, Cheshire, WA4 6PS
Janus Recruitment specialises in the Childcare industry offering staffing solutions for all roles within the sector including: Nannies, Maternity Nurses and Music Therapists. The areas we mainly work within are London, the South East, East Anglia and the Midlands where we present all of our clients with a list of professional candidates with excellent Childcare skills. We have a plethora of accreditations, most notably from REC and OFSTED.
Coverage London, South East, East Angila and the Midlands
145-157 St Johns Street, London, City of London, EC1V 4PW
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Coverage UK Wide
Office 109, Hedingham Grove, Chelmund's Cross, North Solihull, West Midlands, Birmingham, B37 7TP
Established in 2002, Flexible Solutionz Limited aim to reduce YOUR recruitment costs by as much as 50% against traditional recruitment agencies. We are that confident we can deliver you the right candidate, we offer a 100% money back guarantee, protecting your investment from day one.
Coverage North West England
Springfield House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5BG