Early Years Assistant Maternity Cover

Bryson Care | Thursday, 14 June 2018

Bryson Care Children’s Service requires an;

Early Years Assistant

(Ref: F/EYA/L/1703)


Lisburn Sure Start

Temporary – Maternity Cover

20 hours per week Monday – Saturday

£7.83 per hour


Job Purpose

Lisburn Sure Start is currently seeking to recruit an Early Years assistant. The ideal candidate will be able to provide a range of coordinated services to families with children pre-birth up to the age of 4 years.

As a member of the Sure Start team, you will be expected to offer flexible support and services to children aged 0-4 and their families.  This service will include both group and individual work in a variety of settings - including community centres. We are looking for someone who is passionate about child development; dynamic in their approach to working with families and innovative in how they deliver play services to encourage children’s social, emotional and physical development. An ability to adapt to change is essential as is the flexibility and a willingness to work across all Lisburn Sure Start services, as necessary.


Essential Criteria:


Minimum of QCF Level 3 Child Care qualification or:

  • NVQ Level 3 Children’s Care, Learning & Development
  • NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Education
  • NVQ Level 3 in Caring for Children and Young People
  • NVQ Level 3 Early Years Care and Education
  • NVQ Level 3 Playwork
  • NNEB Level 3 Diploma in Nursery Nursing
  • CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Child Care & Education
  • CACHE Advanced Diploma in Child Care & Education
  • BTEC Higher National Diploma in Childhood Studies
  • BTEC National Diploma in Childhood Studies


Other essential criteria include:

  • Minimum of 1 year paid employment working in an early years setting
  • 5 GCSE’s at grade C and above including English Language



For more information, a full job description / person specification or to obtain an application pack, please contact the Human Resources Department Tel: (028) 9034 7749 or email: hr@brysongroup.org

Application packs are also downloadable from https://bryson.erecruit.co.uk, where there is also the option to apply online.

Closing date for receipt of completed application packs is Thursday 28th June at 5.00 pm