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Child Jobs


Looking for jobs working with children? You've come to the right place.

Working with children is a great career choice if you're looking for a fun and varied job with flexible hours. There is a wide range of jobs available across the UK for permanent, temporary, full time and part time positions. For child care jobs or a career in child development, there is no better time to start, as there is much demand for staff at all levels. Our latest jobs are shown below. 

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Types of jobs working with children:

There are many different areas of working in child care including working with babies, infants, young children and adolescents
There are also many career opportunities in working with children within mental health and learning disability sectors including working with children with autism
Typical job roles can range from play worker, youth group worker, qualified social worker, unqualified social worker, support worker or nursery nurse
Typical environments of work include nurseries and playgroups, youth groups, schools (including after school clubs), hospitals, residential care, adoption and foster care
Within all of these roles you will be required to work alongside the family as well as the child. You will be responsible for monitoring and encouraging the child's development, reporting to both members of staff and the families where necessary
You may also be required to respect certain ethical issues, such as discretion and confidentiality, when working with children, particularly within the mental health sectors

What qualifications/training do I need to work with children?

The specific qualifications you will require will depend on the type of role you are applying for or career you are aiming towards
There are no specific qualifications for entry level positions but most employers will prefer you to have some previous experience working with children
Volunteering is a great way to gain this experience if you are just starting a career in working with children. You can consult your local council for local volunteering opportunities. Do-It are also an informative volunteering guide and a good starting point
There are various training courses available which are specific to the area you wish to work. Cache outlines the leading qualifications for working in children's services and Children's Workforce Development Council also provide more specific information on available courses
A Criminal Records Bureau check is essential

Salary Details

Salaries within working with children are extremely varied.
The more experience and training you have the higher the salary will be.

Can't find what you're looking for?  Search for more jobs or Register Now and let us send you the latest jobs working with children straight to your inbox or mobile phone.

To view the latest 5 jobs working with children please see below...
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Children's Emergency Duty Team Manager | Out of hours | 50 ph, 7/7/2015
Children's Emergency Duty Team out of hours locum Team Manager role based in Oxford. Working 37 hour...
Salary: 50.00 - 52.00 per hour
Location: Oxfordshire
Type: Contract/ temporary/freelance
Start date: ASAP
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IRO - Children and Families, 6/7/2015
Independent Reviewing Officer – Children and Families (West Midlands) The role you will be...
Salary: 35.00 - 39.50 per hour
Location: Birmingham
Type: Contract/ temporary/freelance
Start date: 15/06/2015
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Qualified Social Worker - Child Protection Team, 6/7/2015
Qualified Social Worker – Child Protection Team (West Midlands) I currently have an excell...
Salary: 28.00 per hour
Location: West Midlands
Type: Contract/ temporary/freelance
Start date: 20/07/2015
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Social Worker, 3/7/2015
A Family Support team based in Milton Keynes are looking for a locum Social Worker to start in appro...
Salary: 32.00 - 34.00 per hour
Location: Milton Keynes
Type: Contract/ temporary/freelance
Start date: 24/08/2015
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Deputy Care / Housing / Service Manager (Charity / Supported Living / Health and Social Care), 2/7/2015
Our client, a national disability charity, is looking for a Deputy Manager for their Supported Livin...
Salary: Circa 22,000 per annum
Location: Arnold, Nottingham
Type: Permanent - Full Time
Start date: TBC
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