Child Care Educator - Community & Welfare jobs in Malta - September 2022
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Child Care Educator
Healthmark Healthmark , Central Malta

Expires in 13 days (14 Oct 2022)

Healthmark in Malta is seeking to recruit a number of Child Care Educators to join their team on a full-time and part-time basis.

It is essential, that the candidate is in possession of MQF Level 4 (or equivalent) in Childcare which is recognised by the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA), or is following a course to achieve the same certification.

The selected candidates are expected to carry out various duties which include:
Job Description:
  • Supervises the children in an inclusive manner, ensuring their safety and access to learning activities.
  • Provides a service that respects children’s life experiences and celebrates diversity in terms of language, culture, ability, race, and religion.
  • Planning and organizing individual and group activities designed to facilitate the development of children's motor, cooperative and social skills, confidence, and understanding
  • Promoting language development through storytelling, role play, songs, rhymes, and informal conversations and discussions
  • Observing children in order to evaluate progress and to detect signs of developmental, emotional, or health-related problems
  • Takes responsibility for the observation, assessment, monitoring, and recordkeeping of children’s learning and development using a variety of methods so that planning is backed by factual information.
  • Communicates regularly with the parents and the Childcare coordinator, both verbally and through handing over the booklet.
  • Carries out the necessary basic needs of all service users, which includes: changing nappies, potty training, and feeding (including preparing formulas).
  • Ensures that the dietary needs of service users are respected, both in the case of dietary conditions and cultural/religious traditions.
  • Decorate living and caring space for children and check the safety of the facility.

Working in Partnership with Parents/Carers:
  • Inform parents about the running of the organisation. Introduce programme of activities to children
  • Ensures a warm and welcoming approach to parents/carers who encourage their participation and involvement in the Centre’s activities.
  • Develops positive relationships with parents/carers and is sensitive to their needs.

Knowledge, skills, and experience:
  • Clean police conduct
  • Ideally hold a certification of Basic First Aid and Paediatric First Aid Course, as well as Food Handling. 
  • Experience of working with children as a care worker or volunteer or student placement is desirable.

At Healthmark we strive to provide a best practice service, a service which although unique for every client must be compliant with the regulations and standards which in turn influence best practices in home and community-based care. At Healthmark we take our responsibilities very seriously. Particular care is taken to ensure compliance with the regulations and standards when we create our processes, policies, procedures, and associated working documents. We conduct regular unannounced audits on our services and indeed the staff, entrusted to deliver the service. We encourage and welcome client and client family feedback.

Entry (0-12 months), Intermediate (1-3 years), Fresh Graduate
Experience Level
Full/Part time
Job Type

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