Childcare Practitioner

St Columb
£16,000 Pro Rata
07 Jul 2017
04 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Childcare Practitioner

Part Time

St Columb, Cornwall

£16k Pro Rata

Who we are

Retallack is a five star luxury resort and spa in Cornwall, set in 100 acres of peaceful lakes and Cornish countryside the resort has plenty going on and offers much more than your average holiday home. From indulging in dinner cooked at The Green Room Restaurant, to relaxing in the spa, working up a glow in the health club, having fun on the FlowRider or splashing around at Retallack Wake Park, we have it all.

The position

We are looking for an experienced Childcare Practitioner to come and join Retallack in the Kids Club. As the Childcare Practitioner, you will be responsible for the care and supervision of the children within the Kids club with ages ranging from 3 months to 10 years.


  • Oversee the day to day running of the kids club ensuring things are kept to a high standard and are working efficiently
  • Planning and implementing age appropriate activities
  • Responding to children's needs in a calm and caring manner and anticipating their unstated needs
  • Meeting and greeting parents and guests
  • Observing the children and recording relevant information
  • Undertake any training that is required such as paediatric first aid training
  • Work with the EYFS principles in mind

The Ideal Childcare Practitioner

  • A relevant qualification in childcare minimum level 3 or be willing to work towards
  • Well-presented and able to work as part of a fast paced child focused team
  • Proficient in English with excellent communication and organisation skills
  • The ability to communicate effectively with parents ensuring a top class service is given
  • Minimum of 12 months working experience with children in a child care setting and some time at a supervisory level
  • Be IT literate and able to work to targets and schedules/policies set by the company
  • The ability to remain calm and cope under pressure
  • Excellent problem-solving and multitasking skills
  • Ad hear to, undertake and understand all relevant health and safety and fire safety procedures and training
  • A sound knowledge of the EYFS
  • Be enthusiastic and motivated and able to work flexible hours


  • 21 days holiday entitlement and Bank Holidays
  • Discounted rates on leisure facilities, ESYA Spa, Green Room Restaurant, Wake Park, Aqua Park and Flowrider
  • Free onsite parking

If you feel you have the skills and experience required to excel in the role of Childcare Practitioner, we want to hear from you. Please click APPLY below to register your interest.

The closing date for this position is the 30/7/2017

The vacancy you have applied for is being advertised by CVWOW Ltd, the UK's leading, award winning recruitment specialist. No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. Full terms and conditions of the CVWOW business can be found on our website.

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