Early Years Assistant

(Ref: E/EYA/L/241)

Permanent – 20 hours per week

£11.50 per hour

Job Purpose:

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, working across all venues.  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 equivalent (completed or working towards)
  • Minimum of 1 years paid / unpaid working with children or families
  • 5 GCSE’s at grade C and above including maths and English
  • Clean drivers’ licence and access to transport. 
  • 6 months experience of recording observations and record keeping
  • Knowledge of early childhood education and development through play


For more information, or a full job description/person specification, please contact the Human Resources Department Tel: (028) 9084 8494 or email: recruit@brysongroup.org

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

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is:

Wednesday 10th July 2024 at 4pm

Please note, we reserve the right to close this role early.