5311-Child Care Workers

Job Title: 

Child Care Workers

Job Description: 

Child care workers provide care and supervision for children in residential homes and in before-school, after-school, vacation and day care centres.

Tasks: 

Assisting children to wash, dress and feed themselves

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

710 - Teaching Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods

Specific Occupations: 

531101 - Child Care Worker
Description : Provides care and supervision for children in programs such as long day care and occasional care in child care centres, hospitals and educational centres.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Child Care Aide, Child Minder, Children's Nursery Assistant / Attendant, CrÅ che Attendant, Daymother, Nursemaid, Nursery School Attendant, Play Centre or Playground Supervisor

531102 - Family Day Care Worker
Description : Provides care and supervision for babies and children, usually in worker?s own home, under local government or community based schemes.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Family Day Carer

531103 - Nanny
Description : Assists parents in the provision of on-going care and supervision for babies and children, usually in the child?s home.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Au Pair, Baby Sitter, Governess

531104 - Out of School Hours Care Worker
Description : Provides care for school age children in an out of school hours care program.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : After School Care Attendant, Playleader, Schoolchildren Attendant

531105 - Child or Youth Residential Care Assistant
Description : Provides care and supervision for children in correctional services institutions.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Residential Care Worker

531106 - Hostel Parent
Description : Operates a residential child care establishment which provides a home environment for children.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : House Parent, Housemaster, Housemother

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa