Engage in Personal Development in Children and Young People’s Settings

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Unit SHC 32
Engage in personal development in children and young people’s settings

Being a Nursery worker involves a lot of hard work and dedication. We have many roles and responsibilities to follow to help provide a safe and careering environment for the children. They are as followed: * Welcoming the children and liaising with parents

* Providing a safe and caring environment by doing safety checks, risk assessments * Weekly planning which is taken from a midterm plan to meet each child’s needs * Observations, Key-persons plans, 5 minute observations which all link with the plan to help each child’s development individually. * Talking to and interacting with the children to stimulate their development * Providing meals and snacks and assisting them to eat, and also encouraging personal hygiene * Completing paperwork, children’s files and keeping records (storing them away safely) * Maintain the cleanliness & hygiene of the rooms, toilet facilities and toys (sterilizing weekly) * Working and communicating closely with other staff at the nursery showing good team work. All staff are required to follow policies and procedures to make sure we comply with the various standards which help us provide the right care for the children. In our nursery we follow the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). We use this to help when recording children observations in their own personal folders, we also use this to monitor how the child’s development is progressing and whether they are on target for their age group or if they may need support in certain areas, we also use the EYFS to help when doing midterm plans and weekly plans. All childcare providers caring for children from birth to 5 must register with Ofsted on the Early Years Register (EYR). All providers on this register must deliver the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), which sets the standards for early learning, development and care. We are also expected to support children with...
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