Careers in Early Years, Childcare and Playwork
Would you like a career that is challenging, rewarding,
important and most of all enjoyable? There are a range of
professional occupations available, providing exciting
opportunities and a rewarding career.
Before you commit to any training or employment, we
recommend that you consider accessing a careers guidance interview
and resources available via the National
Careers Service (External Website).
If you are interested in caring for children in your own home,
then it is essential that you attend an initial free 'Childminding
Information Session', which will help you to decide if childminding
is a suitable career for you, before making a commitment.
Information regarding the local authority approved training course
will be provided, which you must complete before you can register
with Ofsted, as specified in the Early Years Foundation Stage 2012,
For more information or to book a place on any of the
Information Sessions, you can call the Recruitment Team for Early
Years and Childcare on 01905 822658 / 822659 / 822660,
Looking for voluntary opportunities?
- For voluntary opportunities working with children and families,
visit the following websites:
- For voluntary opportunities in other areas, visit the following
There are a number of resources available:
- To find out more about work and training opportunities for
under 19's visit the
Early Help Hub
- Visit Adult
Learning pages to find out about additional training
- Visit the following pages for information on suitable
qualifications, where to access training and careers progression
- Looking for work visit
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This page was last reviewed 9 April 2014 at 15:30.
The page is next due for review 6 October 2015.