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Vacancies working with children and young people

Bedford Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Employers will arrange to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check on all staff and volunteers.

How to advertise a job vacancy

To advertise with Bedford Training and Assessment Centre (BTAC) email with a link to the vacancy on your website or your organisation's advert.

Job vacancies



Closing Date

Early Years Educator Toybox Nursery 26/04/2019
Level 3 Deputy Manager Wixams Tree Before and After School Club 16/04/2019
Summer Activity Support Worker Autism Bedfordshire 01/06/2019
Summer Activity Scheme Staff Autism Bedfordshire 01/06/2019
Kindergarten Assistant Little Blossoms Kindergarten and Forest School  ongoing
2 Year Olds Lead Practitioner Little Steps Day Care ongoing
Nursery Practitioner Little Steps Day Care ongoing

Voluntary organisations looking for volunteers

Voluntary work is a great way to get started in a new career as you can gain experience and new skills.

All staff and volunteers must have full DBS clearance before to starting volunteering with children or young people.

Please contact the organisations directly for further information.

Voluntary Organisations



Family Lives

Befriending Volunteers


Tel: 07703704984

Autism Bedfordshire

Volunteer Staff

Tel: 01234 350704


Autism Bedfordshire

Holiday Playscheme Volunteers

Tel: 01234 350704  Email:

Sports Development Team - Bedford Borough

Sports Volunteer / Work Experience


Bedfordshire and District Cerebral Palsy Society

Holiday Playscheme Keyworker

Tel: Hannah on 01234 351759


Do-It Website

Local Volunteering Opportunities



Family Support Volunteers

Tel: 01234 270601

Volunteer Centre Bedford

Local Volunteering Opportunities

01234 213100