Devon Rape Crisis & Sexual Abuse Services (RCSAS) is looking for women volunteers to represent our diverse community and join our team. No previous experience is needed, as training is provided, we just ask for passion and commitment! Devon RCSAS is a voluntary organisation that offers a range of free and confidential specialist support services Continue reading →
After feedback from providers, we have recently re-designed our Golden Tickets entitling parents/carers to 15 hours funded childcare a week. All parents/carers need to do is show their chosen provider the ticket to enable their child to receive 15 hours funded childcare. The next batch of tickets issued in August will have the new design; Continue reading →
The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) has recently published its independent investigation into the death of a three-year-old who swallowed a button battery. Tragically, the report highlights that too few parents know about the dangers button batteries pose or how to manage the risks. The Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) are supporting HSIB to raise Continue reading →
This one day Initial training, provided by Babcock LDP, is suitable for any staff working with a child who has physical / movement difficulties. The training will cover: the importance of safe load management legal requirements risk assessment spinal awareness client handling techniques handling equipment Cost of course: £30 8 July – Milford House, Exeter Continue reading →
Autism Training (Early Years Programme) – Tier 2 for Practitioners Monday 23 September and Tuesday 24 September 2019 (2 Days) Passage House Hotel, Hackney Lane, Kingsteignton, Newton Abbot TQ12 3QH £85 This is a two day course to support all practitioners working directly with children on the autism spectrum. Course objectives: Enabling practitioners to develop Continue reading →
Did you know that as well as the standard 2 day taught course, we now offer paediatric first aid as blended learning? The training consists of an e-learning module followed by a taught course (skills day). This blended style of learning will allow greater flexibility and will cut down on travel costs (you will only Continue reading →
Please find listed below a list of early years job adverts placed this week: Nursery Nurse – Sunflower Day Nursery Nursery Nurse (2 posts) – Sunflower Day Nursery Nursery Teacher / Early Years Teacher – Axminster Primary Academy Early Years Breakfast Club and After School Club Childcare Assistants (2 posts) – Kingwood Childcare Senior Nursery Continue reading →
Following feedback from providers, we know the blank Golden Tickets caused confusion as they were directing parents to make an Application for 2 year old funding on the Citizen’s Portal and are not automatically eligible like those with MM or ZZ numbers. These will now be easy to identify with the new Purple Ticket: If Continue reading →
NSPCC Talk PANTS campaign and materials encourage parents and carers to have simple conversations with their children which can help keep them safe from sexual abuse. Devon Children and Families Partnership following a review into sexual abuse has asked that all early year’s providers share the NSPCC Talk PANTS campaign with their children and families.
Tickets for the Early Help Roadshows, taking place across Devon in June and July 2019, are still available.