Shc 32


Engage in personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings

Main duties and responsibilities: -
• Knowledge of applicable legislation and Ofsted requirements.
• Create and maintain a welcoming, stimulating and encouraging environment where children feel confident and secure and are able to learn, to promote children’s health, to provide safe surroundings, and to support children’s physical, mental and emotional well-being.
• Management of day to day duties to deliver a high quality service.
• Create and maintain a safe and secure environment which meets the Welfare Requirements of the Statutory Framework.
• To ensure personal information is kept confidential.
• Regular observations to be carried out when children are participating in activities, so that development and progress can be monitored and to enable to plan and improve practice and provision.
• Respect and promote children rights, equality, inclusion and anti-discriminatory practice in all aspects of the setting.
• To ensure policies and procedures including Health and Safety, Safeguarding children and equal opportunities are followed and regularly updated when necessary.
• Invoice and collect fees.
• Keep accurate accounts.
• Establish and maintain positive relationships with children and their families and to have a good ‘partnership with parents’ approach.
• To ensure that training and refresher courses are attended.
• Carry out regular risk assessments.
• Record accident/incident/medicine reports when necessary.

Expectations about my own work role as expressed in relevant standards

As a childminder there are specific legal requirements which I am legally obligated to adhere to. There are overall general legal requirements, specific legal requirements and statutory guidance.   These all contribute to the development and safeguarding of children and young people within my setting. Below I have listed some examples of this....