child day care worker


Child day care workers provide social services to children and their families in order to improve their social and psychological functioning. They aim to maximise family's well-being by caring of children during the day.

Alternative label

  • childcarer

  • child caregiver

  • children and families care worker

  • nursery nurse

  • childcare worker

  • daycare worker

Regulatory aspect

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