Scallywags is an approved child care service that offers Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate to families to assist with the cost of care and complies with the Commonwealth Governments Priority of Access Guidelines.
Step 1. Booking Confirmation
Step 2. Enrol
Once you have secured a spot at Scallywags via confirmation from the Administration Officer, it is time to enrol. Please complete the online enrolment form. The online enrolment process will require you to submit the following documents.
• Certified copy of child’s Birth Certificate
• Immunisation Statement from the Australian Register (ACIR)
• Health Management Plans e.g. ASCIA Action Plan for Anaphylaxis and/or Allergic Reaction
Step 3. Additional Documentation Required
Following the completion of your online enrolment form, you will be sent an email with the following fillable pdf forms. These are required prior to your child commencing care to confirm the enrolment process.
• Risk Minimisation and Communication Plan
• Additional Child Information
Step 4. Enrolment Fee
A non- refundable $80.00 enrolment fee is payable prior to commencing in care. Direct Debit payment information will be emailed upon enrolment. Alternatively, you can come into the Children Services Building to pay via EFTPOS.
Families are invited for one or more orientation visits prior to commencing care. During the orientation visits families will be provided with a tour, introduced to staff and given information regarding routines, collection requirements and the attendance register. Orientation visits are planned to cater for each families needs.
Payment of Fees
Fees are charged at the end of each week, allowing for additional occasional care hours. Public holidays, absent days and holidays must be paid for. Child Care Benefit (CCB) and Child Care Rebate (CCR) are available. Fees can be paid at the Scallywags office between 8.30am to 2.00pm for EFTPOS & cash payments. Fees can also be paid by direct debit or internet banking.
Fees should be paid a week in advance and the centre reserves the right to terminate a child's enrolment in the event of outstanding unpaid fees.
Children are permitted to have 42 'allowable' absences per financial year, to cover sick, occasional days and holidays. Medical certificate or other documentation will be required if a child exceeds 42 days.
The Educators at Scallywags are happy to assist you settle your child and have a number of strategies in place to assist you. Please feel free to phone at any time of day to see how your child has settled in.