Unit 002 Level 2 Qcf Childcare

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Unit 002 1.1 - My current job role is as an 'Apprentice childcare worker'. My job purpose is to support the team leader and childcare staff to create a safe and stimulating childcare facility for children aged 0-12 years. To ensure appropriate activities are provided and support each child in reaching their full potential. My key responsibilities involve: * To assist and work closely with the children, other members of staff and parents. * To assist and implement and ensure that i follow agreed policies and procedures. * To assist and ensure the nursery is a clean and safe environment at all times. * To assist and support the leader in providing a happy, caring and stimulating environment for the children, though a planned programme of creative and imaginative activities. * To assist and ensure good quality care within the group, ensuring best practice at all times. * To assist and ensure there is a good happy atmosphere at all sessions. * To assist and take time to listen and respond to the children and encourage them to develop. * To assist, encourage and maintain equality of opportunity for all the children within the group. 1.2 - The early years sector is very well regulated and all staff, and the setting that they work in. We must follow the various standards that in many cases have been set down by the law, such as the Childcare Act 2006 and the Health and Safety Work Act 1974. Most settings ensure that they meet the standards by having various policies and procedures that have to be followed out by all staff. You need to be aware of all the policies and procedures in your work setting and how they link to your job role. 1.3 - National Occupational Standards are statements of the standards of performance individuals must achieve when carrying out functions in the workplace, together with specifications of
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