Early Years Educator and Early Years Assistant (Bank Staff)

Position: Bank Staff – Early Years Assistant & Educator
Location: YMCA Childcare Providence IP1 2NU
Pay: £10.65 – £10.94 per hour
Hours: On an as and when basis
Deadline: Ongoing recruitment
Interviews: TBC
Job ref: PR-BANK

About Us


Being part of a healthy, stable family gives a young person the best start in life. Across YMCA Trinity Group we offer a range of support to families including six fully operational childcare settings providing places for 238 children on a daily basis.

Providence is our Ipswich Childcare setting. It’s a purpose built brand new and wonderfully kitted out setting that boasts 3 large size rooms, catering for children from 3 months to 12 years. Each room has a wet play area, their own bathrooms & nappy change area as well as covering all areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage. The setting has a wonderful free flow access garden where the children can freely access resources as well as play with peers in different age groups.

“I feel supported in my role and I have been given opportunities to enhance my knowledge and learn new skills through training. I wouldn’t be able to do it without my manager showing her confidence in me.” – Staff member.

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For our teams we will ensure our policies and procedures are truly inclusive and work to ensure our environment is a place where everyone can thrive.


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Job Role


We have an ongoing need for Bank Early Years Educators and Bank Early Years Assistants at our Providence childcare setting. Assisting our childcare teams on an as required basis to cover staff holiday and illness.

Successful candidates will be flexible, motivated and committed, with experience of working in an early years setting. For this job role you are required to have a minimum of level 2 or equivalent in early years.


Applicants should have the following qualities:


  • Qualified with a relevant Early Years qualification of a minimum of Level 2, or equivalent
  • A minimum of two years post qualifying experience
  • Extensive working knowledge of the EYFS
  • A commitment and enthusiasm towards achieving positive outcomes for service users

Job Description


Please read our job description:


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Early Years Educator Job Description (203KB, PDF)

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Early Years Assistant Job Description (331KB, PDF)

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Please read our Application Guidance (243KB, PDF) for support on applying.


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We would be grateful if you could also complete our Equality and Diversity Form.

If you are having trouble completing your online job application please contact [email protected] and a member of our HR Team will be able to assist you.

YMCA Trinity Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Contact Us


For further information please contact Kim Streater 07395791486 or email [email protected] / [email protected].