SureStart's Childminding Network

The Childminding Network Coordinator:

  • Assists SureStart families to meet their childcare needs
  • Supports and mentors new and prospective childminders through the registration process
  • Recruits new childminders and registered childminders into the Childminding Network
  • Assesses, monitors and supports Network Childminders to meet the Minimum Standards (DHSSPS, 2012)
  • Provides support & guidance on childminding matters to childminders, parents & staff
  • Facilitates a weekly Drop-In playgroup for childminders and their minded children
  • Facilitates a monthly evening support group where childminders access free training and peer support
  • Produces a monthly newsletter for childminders keeping them informed of developments in the field.

 For further information contact 028 71356110 or 028 71352522.