At Home Childcare Service

The Family Information Service's At Home Childcare Service offers parents Ofsted registered childcare in their own home.

To become an At Home Childcarer:

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  • You must have a childcare qualification at Level 2 or equivalent, or a qualification in a related field such as nursing, teaching or youth work
  • Applicants without a suitable qualification must demonstrate that they have extensive experience in childcare
  • You must have at least one weekday availability for work
  • You must be a resident of Brighton & Hove

Benefits of becoming an At Home Childcarer:

  • Working hours to suit your lifestyle
  • Competitive and flexible rates of pay
  • FREE training and support, including Ofsted registration, Child Protection and Lone Working training
  • Access to many job opportunities, including bank work in Children's Centre crèches and nurseries

Quotes from At Home Childcarers:

"I am really enjoying the flexible nature of my employment and the time I get to spend looking after children, and the families I work for seem to appreciate this too."

"With days spent at the park and beach with the babies in my charge I think I must have the best job in the world!"

To find out more about becoming an At Home Childcarer:

Read our At Home Childcare Service Recruitment Information Pack.

If you decide to apply you may be invited to an informal meeting and interview at which you can:

  • Decide if working as an At Home Childcarer is for you
  • Find out the different sorts of work you can do
  • Discuss values and issues in At Home Childcare work
  • Learn about relevant legislation
  • Find out about other local training opportunities
  • Discuss your own needs and interests

Please contact the service co-ordinator on 01273 293545 to book an appointment.

To register your interest or to apply to become an At Home Childcarer, please complete the online form: Apply to Join the At Home Childcare Service.

If you have any questions, please contact the At Home Childcare Service Co-ordinator using the contact details below.


Parents looking for an At Home Childcarer

If you would like to know more about At Home Childcare please read our parents guide.

To view At Home Childcarer profiles please visit our Family Service Directory.

For more information please contact the service co-ordinator on 01273 293545.


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