FamiliBase Ballyfermot: Childcare Practitioner (Full-Time)

FamiliBase is a centre for children, young people and families based in Ballyfermot. We are currently recruiting the following position for our Childcare Service:

1 x Full-time Childcare Practitioner

Applicants must possess:

  • A minimum of FETAC Level 5 in childcare or equivalent.
  • Proficient knowledge in child development theories and practices
  • Effective written, verbal and listening communication skills
  • Full knowledge and awareness of relevant and current childcare legislation
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a wider continuum of service delivery
  • Capacity to implement childcare practice in line with organisational policies and procedures.
  • Capacity to ensure the organisational policies and procedures support the needs-led nature of the practice in FamiliBase
  • A genuine interest in working directly with babies and/or young children and in partnership with parents
  • A commitment to delivering a high quality needs led childcare/early years programme that contributes to creating the conditions necessary for the best possible outcomes for children and their parents/guardians in Ballyfermot.
  • A commitment to working with parents and children in a way that supports positive child development, child-parent relationship and overall child and family well-being.


  • Knowledge of Aistear Framework and Siolta Standards
  • Experience of implementing Aistear and Siolta
  • Qualified in Occupational First Aid
  • Food Hygiene
  • Manual Handling Certificate.

Application is by way of. CV’s
Please return your CV to early.years@familibase.ie

Closing date for applications is 5pm Friday 30/10/2020

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
12th Oct, 2020
Dublin 10
Expiry Date
30th Oct, 2020