GNH OCCASIONAL CHILD CARE
Greenhills aims to provide a service to our community where your child is gently introduced to socialisation, following instructions and learning gross and fine motor skills.
We are a positive language, positive example and positive encouragement centre.
The centre is staffed by qualified room leaders and assistants.
We have a roster of permanent staff and always try to ensure the same staff provides continuity of care for your child.
We have a rotating program that caters to different interests, learning styles and fosters independence and socialisation.
The service is offered for children between the ages of one to school-aged.
We offer set days and sessions for your child to provide them with security and consistency of care.
Bookings are made and paid for upfront on a term basis - we also offer casual holiday sessions to our existing families.
The childcare sessions are:
Weekdays during the term for 2024
9am – 1pm (4 hours) Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings
8.30 - 12.30 (4 hours) or 1.30 - 4.30 ( 3 hours) Wednesday
$54.50 less your CCS entitlement (4 hours), $41 less CCS for afternoon session (3 hours)
The gap fee is payable upfront by the term
We are registered for the Child Care Subsidy; up to 85% of childcare fees may be claimed back by eligible families.
Dates for 2024:
1st Term, Thursday 25th of January - Thursday 28th of March
2nd Term, Monday 15th April - Friday 28th of June
Greenhills Neighbourhood House works within regulations of working with children checks, police records and reference checks to ensure that we are recruiting the right people.
Greenhills is a child-safe centre and actively practises child safety standards.
Please see below for our commitment to child safe standards.
Child Safe Standards
All early childhood services and community facilities are required to comply with the Child Safe Standards. These are designed to ensure that organisations that work with children take steps to create a culture of child safety and protect children from all forms of abuse.
Greenhills Occasional Childcare's Public Commitment to the Child Safe Standards:
Greenhills is committed to the safety and well-being of children and, as such, is committed to creating and maintaining a child-safe organisation.
We have zero tolerance for child abuse and are committed to actively contributing to a child-safe community where children are protected from abuse.
Our commitment to the safety of children is based on our duty of care and responsibilities to children and always acting in the best interests of children.
Our commitment will be enacted through the implementation and monitoring of the Child Safe Standards, as specified under the Child Wellbeing and Safety Amendment (Child Safe Standards) Act 2015.
What are the Child Safe Standards?
1.Culturally Safe Environments
Establish a culturally safe environment in which the diverse and unique identities and experiences of Aboriginal Children are respected and valued.
2.Child Safety & Wellbeing
Ensure that child safety and wellbeing are embedded in service leadership, governance and culture.
3.Child & Student Empowerment
Children are empowered about their rights, participate in decisions affecting them and are taken seriously.
Families and communities are informed and involved in promoting child safety and wellbeing
5.Diversity & Equity
Equity is upheld and diverse needs are respected in policy and practice.
6.Suitable Staff & Volunteers
People working with children are suitable and supported to reflect child safety and wellbeing values in practice.
Ensure that processes for complaints and concerns are child focused.
8.Child Safety Knowledge, Skills & Awareness
Staff and volunteers are equipped with the knowledge, skills and awareness to keep children safe through ongoing education and training.
9.Child Safety in Physical & Online Environments
Physical and online environments promote safety and wellbeing while minimising the opportunity for children to be harmed.
10.Review of Child Safety Practices
Implementation of the Child Safe Standards is regularly reviewed and improved.
11.Implementation of Child Safety Practices
Policies and procedures that document how services are safe for children.