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Child Care provision in the United Kingdom in 2013 0 to 8 yrs. PRAGUE – 9 th /10 th December John White – Executive Director – PISCES wm. About PISCESwm c.i.c. P artnerships Committed to working together I n S ocial and C ommunty E nterprise in

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Child care provision in the united kingdom in 2013 0 to 8 yrs

Child Care provision in the United Kingdom in 2013 0 to 8 yrs

  • PRAGUE – 9th/10th December

  • John White – Executive Director – PISCES wm


About pisceswm c i c

About PISCESwmc.i.c.

Partnerships Committed to working together

In

Social and

Communty

Enterprise in

Social Care Always looking for progress

Skills for Life


What services are available for children under 8 and their families outside their homes

What Services are available for children under 8 and their families outside their homes

  • Children and Family Centres –run by NGOs and Local Authorities

  • Nurseries for 0-5 - run by NGOs, Local Authorities and Private including Companies

  • Playgroups and Crèches – usually run by NGOs – often parent lead and part time

  • Child Minding i.e Individual caring for one or more children in their own home

  • Pre School and School


Services available for families in their own homes

Services available for Families in their own homes

  • Midwife Services – Pre and after birth of child – 2 years

  • Health Visiting Services - after Birth and throughout childhood – usually linked to Child Health and General Practitioner Services including Health Clinics

  • General practitioners

  • Social Services to cover Child protection issues


Staff and qualifications general

Staff and Qualifications- General

Owners/Managers may not need to be qualified in Child care and unqualified staff can be used in certain roles BUT

  • Every person coming into contact with children unsupervised MUST be checked through the

    DISCLOSURE and BARRING SERVICE – previously Criminal Records Bureau

  • Every facility is regualarly monitored and visited by OFSTED – Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills


Staff and qualifications specific

Staff and Qualifications - Specific

Staff Ratios

Up to 2 Years Old

2-3

3-5

1 Staff to 3 Children

1 Staff to 5 Children

1 Staff to 8 Children


Types of staff employed in children s and family centres and day nurseries 1

Types of Staff employed in Children's and Family centres and Day Nurseries 1

  • Nursery and Playgroup Assistants who largely work under Supervision

  • Qualifications preferred – NVQ’s ( National Vocational Qualifications)

    Early Years Care and Education – Level 2

  • For Staff who largely work without Supervision NVQ Level 3

  • Playwork Assistants Under Supervision – NVQ2 in Play Work

  • Unsupervised - NVQ3 in Play Work


Types of staff and qualifications 2

Types of Staff and Qualifications 2

PREPARATORY COURSES

NNEB – City and Guilds Programme – 2 Years College based

BTEC Certificate in Children Care , Learning and education

ADVANCED COURSES

NVQ – Level 4 for staff supervising several out of school servcesi.e Holiday Play Schemes

NVQ – Level 5 – Several management options

Teaching Assistant – Level 3


Roles and qualifications 3

Roles and Qualifications 3

  • Teaching Assistants NVQ 4/5

  • Teachers – Degree in Education

  • Managers – NVQ 5 and above including degrees

  • Social Workers- Degree in Social Work

  • Nurses – Degrees in Nursing

  • Midwives and Health Visitors – Additional Qualifications

  • ALL GOVERNED BY National Professional Standards Committees


Additional training and safeguards

Additional Training and Safeguards

  • The Management Body of every Service has a responsibility to provide additional training on

  • Health and Safety

  • First Aid

  • Equality of opportunity and should also provide and make publicly available a Policy Document including at least 35 separate items –Example to be provided


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