Promoting good hygiene practice through the loan of resources for young families/BAME/Refuge/asylum seeker communities
We are providing 'Hygiene kits' containing puzzles, books and games to promote hand washing to reduce the spread of Covid-19. These are loaned free in settings/homes in communities across Bolton. In addition to these kits we are giving 300 free hand soaps to young families.
Bolton Toy Library is seeking to appoint an Early Years Support Worker to join our friendly team with immediate effect.
Proposed start date 11th March 2021
Salary: £3200 p.a.
Working: 5 hours per week, Thurs 9.30 - 2.30pm
Term time Fixed contract until 30th June 2022)
The successful candidate will need to have an Early Years qualification: NNEB Level 3, NVQ3, good communication skills, an enthusiastic and flexible approach to work and have the ability to offer excellent skills to support children 0-5 years in their development. An essential part of this role is to support children 2-5 years with their Emotional Health and Well Being by providing focused activities and to support children with SEND.
This role is subject to a DBS standard disclosure.
Please dowload application form here
We offer ’free play’ in a welcoming environment for children, parents and carers to meet,
make friendships and learn vital new skills by playing together in a stimulating safe space.
The opportunity to meet others relieves social isolation, improves their emotional well-being and strengthens community.
Our skilled team deliver a confidential service supporting children’s learning using quality resources that are in-line with the Early Years Foundation Stage.
We offer a tailor-made service to children with special educational needs and disabilities of specialised resources such as fibre optic lights, sensory kits along with sound memory busy boxes etc.
If you wish to visit when it's quieter to access advice and help please ring for an available appointment or email us
Bolton Toy Library is a registered charity established in 1981, providing therapeutic play opportunities across the borough.
"Our ethos is to improve outcomes for children, young people and vulnerable adults by providing therapeutic play and specialised resources improving their life’s chances."
At our base we provide stimulating free play through ‘drop ins’, play & loan sessions, ‘1:1 sessions’ for parents, grand-parents, and foster carers.
Our skilled staff and volunteers offer a warm welcome; come along to one of our sessions, 'drop in', 'play & loan' and '1:1 sessions' available for families and professionals
we have a wide range of play, specialised, learning resources to meet your developments. All resources are available for loan (average 60p per week). A home delivery service is available for a small charge.
We run a range of activities including seasonal / themed events and a fundraising programme. A range of volunteer opportunities are available.
Childminders, Childcare providers, Nurseries and schools can loan specalist educational needs and disability resources, which can be delivered by our outreach team.
Group visits of children are available by appointment.
Our quality resources meet with Early Years Foundation Stage and have been acknowledged in Ofsted Reports as improving enhanced provision and learning outcomes.
We would like to say a huge thank you for the continued support we recieve to keep this vital community service running.