Vacancies, Hours & Fees

Vacancies

All our September spaces have now been taken but we are happy to put you on our waiting list for the future

Please use the Contact Us page for further details

We offer the 30 hour funding for 2, 3 and 4 year olds (subject to availability)

Hours

We aim to be as flexible as possible and if your requirements are not covered here please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss them.

We are open weekdays, 8.00am - 6.00pm, additional hours by negotiation.  Weekends by arrangement. 

We are registered to provide overnight care for two children.

Babysitting service available. 

We offer full-time and part-time (minimum 6 hours) places and our setting is open all year round. 

We are Accredited members of the Kent Childminding Network and are able to draw funding for the Free Entitlement of Nursery Education for 2,3 and 4 year olds, including the 30 hour funding (subject to availability). 

For further information regarding vacancies please contact us for details 

We currently drop off and collect from St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Whitstable and All Saints Nursery School, Whitstable. We can collect from other nurseries by arrangement.

Fees 

Please contact us to discuss current fees. Accor, KidsUnlimited and Care-4 Vouchers are accepted. 

We provide a healthy morning and afternoon snack at no additional charge and water or milk is available all day.

Parents/carers are required to provide packed lunch/tea, nappies, suncream etc.

Ad Hoc Childminding (last minute childcare bookings)

Do you every need to?

  • catch up on sleep 
  • do housework 
  • shop without the children 
  • have cover for your childminder's holidays 
  • go to a doctor's or dentist appointment 
  • pop to the gym 
  • go for a swim 
  • catch up with friends 
  • just need a break 

Whitstable Childcare can offer you a simple and flexible solution - 

Just ring at the beginning of the week (07739 315984) or the morning you require childcare and we will let you know what spaces we have available on that day, whether you need an hour, 2 hours or a whole day. You only pay for the hours you use.

You are always welcome to come and visit me first for your peace of mind. Ad hoc, emergency, weekends, overnight, shifts, unsociable hours, holidays etc.

Easy and flexible with no ties 1 hourly slot at £6.50 per child (Monday - Friday, between 8am - 6pm, please ask for details of charges outside these hours) You only pay for the hours you book.

Payment in cash at the time of booking, minimum paperwork, no contracts required No deposit, retainer etc ....

Please note that we cannot exceed the child ratios set by Ofsted registration and Public Liability Insurance. Ad Hoc bookings can only be accepted where we have an unfilled vacancy, or if a contracted child is absent eg, for sickness or on holiday.