Recruitment of Staff
The recruitment and retention of a professional, skilled, qualified workforce is paramount to ensure your childcare business thrives in a competitive market.
Childcare providers should aim to create a workforce in which individuals aspire to develop their skills and build rewarding careers.
Running a childcare business can be challenging, but it also brings the rewards of working to enhance children’s achievements. The people working for you are your most important asset and a highly motivated and skilled staff team is central to the success of your childcare business.
The information here is designed to give advice and guidance on all areas of recruitment and retention practice. To enable you to find specific information easily we have included links to distinct topics.
As well as guidance we have also included templates for you to adapt and use.
Sample job descriptions
These templates have been created as an aide and should be personalised to your settings specific requirements
To be used as part of the recruitment process after a job offers has been made to enable the employer to assess what needs the applicant may have, and to ensure as far as possible that the applicant is fit for the post.
ACAS - Employment rights issues
HMRC - Becoming an employer
Gov.uk - Contract types and employer responsibilities