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Childminding agency childcare mediators

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A childcare mediatorExternal link (bemiddelingsmedewerker) is the link between parents and childminders. Their tasks include the following:

  • supervise the childminder on a pedagogic level;
  • supervision regarding safety and health;
  • carry out intake interviews with childminders and parents;
  • recruit childminders;
  • visit the childminding address.

In the Netherlands, every childminder must receive at least 16 hours of supervision from a childcare mediator a year.

Childcare mediator qualification requirements

A childcare mediator must have a certain educational knowledge level and skills. As from 1 January 2012 a new qualification requirement applies. The required training level will be included in the job book of the Childcare Collective Labour Agreement.

For more information please contact the FCB Labour Market Issues Services FoundationExternal link. You can also have the FCB perform an assessment to verify whether your diploma meets the requirements.

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