Early Years Assistant

Bryson Care | Monday, 10 July 2017

Bryson Care Children’s Service requires an;


Early Years Assistant

(Ref: F/EYA/L/1603)


Lisburn Sure Start


24 hours per week

Monday – Thursday 9am – 3.30pm

£7.50 per hour


Job Purpose

Offering flexible support and services to children aged 0-4 and their families.  This includes 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, if 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 & Education
  • NVQ Level 3 in Caring for Children & Young People
  • NVQ Level 3 in Early Years Care & Education
  • NVQ Level 3 Playwork
  • NNEB Level 3 Diploma in Nursery Nursing
  • CACHE Level 3 Diploma / Advanced Diploma in Childcare & Education
  • BTEC National Diploma / Higher National Diploma in childhood studies
  • Degree in Early Years Education or Childhood studies


Other essential criteria include:

  • Minimum 6 months paid employment working in an early years setting



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


Closing date for receipt of completed application packs is Friday 21st July 2017 @ 5pm