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Childminders and Related Occupations

Childminders and related occupations provide day-to-day care of children within a domestic setting, and supervise and participate in their play, educational and other activities.

Wages

New workers
AVERAGE
Experienced
£ 6,274
£ 16,143
£ 25,403

Available jobs

In the past year there were 41,965 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Complies with regulations set by OFSTED and their inspection requirements.

  • Maintains appropriate records of children.

  • Takes older children to and from school.

  • Takes children to participate in play groups or on appropriate outings.

  • Provides, supervises and participates in children.

  • Mends, washes and irons children.

  • Plans, prepares and serves children.

  • Changes babies.

  • Assists children to wash and dress.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Cooking

  • Housekeeping

  • Pediatric First Aid

  • Nursing

  • Meal Planning And Preparation

  • Ironing

  • Working With Children

  • Risk Analysis

  • Google Maps

  • Clinical Practices

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communications

  • First Aid

  • Honesty

  • Teaching

  • Management

  • Planning

  • Leadership

  • Energetic

  • Mentorship

  • English Language

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.