Childcare Assistant

Employer Information

Ashton Community Trust


T: 028 9074 2255


Kinderkids are recruiting for
Childcare Assistants
To provide high quality childcare services to children, thereby supporting their development and improving parent’s access to education, training, employment & family support services
Ashton is an award winning social regeneration charity that works to deliver real benefits for local people. It was formally established in 1991 with a mission ‘To promote positive change and improve the quality of life of the North Belfast community.’ Located in the New Lodge area of North Belfast it works to address severe levels of social and economic deprivation.
We at Kinderkids provide a quality assured, rich and stimulating play environment for each child. We promote confidence, resilience and independence in children. We provide a flexible approach to childcare solutions for parents who are working, in education, training or in need of family support.

Main purpose of job is to ensure a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual education and care for children placed in the day-care centre. To ensure the protection, safety and wellbeing of children at all times.

Contract:      Permanent
Hours:           1x 25 hours Monday – Friday between 12.30PM-6PM 1x 21 hours Monday – Friday between 1.45PM-6PM
Salary:           Unqualified £9.50 per hour Qualified £9.78 per hour

Essential Criteria
1. Ability to work as part of a team
2. A flexible approach to working hours and location
Qualified Staff
3. Level 2 in Childcare & Education or equivalent
4. Previous experience of work in an early years setting

A waiting list may be drawn for similar vacancies

Ashton Community Trust offer

  • Starting at 25 days leave increasing with length of service plus statutory days
  • An enhanced auto-enrolment pension scheme consisting of 1% employee contribution and 7% employer contribution.
  • Occupational Sick Pay Scheme, increasing with length of service
  • On Site Parking
  • Cycle to Work
  • Central Location
  • Access to Beneden Healthcare

For further information, please refer to the Job Description and Specification below.

Please note all correspondence will be sent to the email address provided on your application form. Please ensure to check your 'junk/spam' folder as due to personal email security settings, emails can sometimes appear here. Any email correspondence will come from an email address ending in

This Post requires an Enhanced Access NI with checks against children’s barred list

Closing Date: Midnight 14th August 2022 (we recommend that applications are submitted at least 15 minutes prior to the closing time to ensure technical difficulties are not encountered)

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