Children’s Project Manager

On behalf of a nursery in Larne Community Care Centre we are seeking to recruit a Children’s Project Manager for 30 hours per week on a permanent basis.

Work time: Monday- Friday

Salary: £17,940

Roles and responsibilities

  • To manage and support staff members to effectively meet business needs
  • Managing daily paperwork and procedures to ensure compliance with all relevant legislation and centre policies
  • Source and apply for funding to ensure the continuation of all children’s projects
  • To ensure effective working practice which complies with and promotes LCCC policies and procedures.
  • To ensure the financial stability of the project
  • To engage with strategic development, risk management and operational planning

 Essential criteria

  • QCF Level 5 Diploma in Childcare Learning & Development or Playwork
  • Or a relevant occupational qualification in Early Years Education, Social Work, Nursing, Teaching or Health Visiting
    NVQ 3 in childcare or equivalent
  • At least 2 years previous childcare management /supervisor experience gained within the last 5 years
  • People management experience – experience of leading a team, evidence of supervising staff and facilities.
  • Previous experience developing risk assessments

 Desirable criteria

  • Relevant training in leadership and management
  • SEN qualification
  • First aid qualification
  • Current Safeguarding certificate
  • Current Food Safety certificate
  • Experience using cloud based bookkeeping software
  • Financial Management experience
  • Experience of completing successful funding applications
  • Access to a car

Please note the successful applicant will be required to complete an Access NI check – Enhanced with children’s barred list.

For an application form please email or, download from our website (top right of this page) or telephone 028 9267 8200.

 Completed applications should be returned by 5.00pm on the Wednesday 11 August 2021. Applications can be returned by email to