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Working in Childcare

Do you want to work with children?
Stockport needs new childminders, playworkers and childcare staff to work in day nurseries, pre-schools, creches and out of school clubs.
Childminding
To become a registered childminder you need to go on a short course. The next pre-registration course starts in September and you will need to attend an information session to find out more and enrol. For further information please contact us or download our Pre-reg Course Information Sheet

Childminder Course Flyer 1
Childcare Matching/ Brokerage Service

Family Link offers a Childcare Matching/ Brokerage service for people who need some help in finding the childcare they need. We offer this service to parents, organisations and employers in the Stockport area.

We have a database of childcare providers who we contact when we are looking for childcare.

Are you a Childcare Provider? Do you need help filling you vacancies?
You can sign up to join our database. We are looking for Ofsted registered childcare providers to help parents find the childcare they need.
Contact us for more information.

BOSCMA
BOSCMA (Borough of Stockport Childminding Association) is an organisation founded by working childminders offering friendship, help and support to all childminders in the Stockport area. They also represent the views of Stockport childminders at both regional and national level.
For more information and details visit the website: http://www.boscma.co.uk

PACEY Local
PACEY Local Stockport was set up for Childminders, Nannies and Early Years Workers to provide peer to peer support and to identify needs in the Local Authority.  They are a not-for-profit, friendly group aiming to help everyone working with children in their early years.

PACEY Introduction Letter
PACEY Local Membership Form

Useful Contacts
For information on training and what qualifications are required for working with children the following contacts may be useful:

Learners under 25 years – Liz Ladley 0161 474 3492
Early Years over 25 years – Di Babbage 07891 949358
Playworkers over 25 years – Glenis Eastwood 07800 617945