New flexible care at Kikker Rik
We offer a new flexible care product, entitled Flexible! This will allow you to customise your childcare schedule to your needs and wishes. You can request childcare on different days/parts of days (Monday to Friday). You can plan your childcare hours yourself up to 24 hours in advance using the Kikker Rik parent portal. After signing up, you will be notified whether your child will be able to come to our centre during the hours you requested immediately.
The children that use Kikker Rik Flexible! are part of the Flex Group. This is a special vertical group where children aged 0-4 are cared for jointly. We have 14 available places, of which five are allotted to children below the age of 1. At the Flex Group, the children are cared for by a fixed team of staff members. This will allow your child to experience a safe and trusted environment.
A list of the advantages
- Plan your own hours from Monday to Friday, according to your own needs and wishes.
- Plan your own childcare hours up to 24 hours in advance (up to 6.30 AM the day before) using the Kikker Rik parent portal.
- A minimum of 11 childcare hours a week, hours are offered in blocks of 5.5 hours, which can be extended per hour.
- See rate Flexible care at rates.
- A fixed staff.
The Kikker Rik Flexible! way of working
Childcare Centre Kikker Rik (0-4 years)Kikker Rik Flexible! will allow you to plan childcare hours on different days/parts of days. You can request childcare hours up to 24 hours in advance using the Kikker Rik parent portal. After signing up, you will be notified whether your child will be able to come to our centre during the hours you requested immediately. The advantage of flexible care is that you can customise care to your needs and wishes.
Childcare hoursFlexible care can be requested during the work days of the week. The minimum amount of hours per day is 5.5. These hours can be extended per hour. This means that you’ll be able to request 5.5, 6.5 or 7.5 hours, or longer.
RateThe hourly rate of Kikker Rik Flexible! is at the rates page.
The minimum number of hours per month is 47.6, this is equal to 11 hours per week. If you used more than 47.6 hours in a month, you’ll receive an invoice for the extra hours. If you’ve used less than 47.6 hours per month, you’ll lose your rights to the additional hours.
Depending on their situation, parents may be able to request childcare allowance. Part of the gross costs of childcare can be refunded with childcare allowance. You can calculate the amount of childcare allowance you are entitled to via the website of the Dutch tax authority (or Belastingdienst in Dutch). If you deduct this amount from your childcare costs, you’ll know what you will have to pay for your childcare.
You can make this calculation using the costs calculator .
Requesting childcareYou can request childcare hours up to 24 hours in advance using the Kikker Rik parent portal . Hours can be planned up to 6.30 AM one day in advance during work days. You will receive a notification whether your child can come to our centre immediately. Our regular opening hours are 7.30 AM to 6.30 PM.
A childcare group with a fixed staffYour child will be part of our Flex Group, a group where a fixed team of staff members provide your child with the best care available. This special group has got 14 places. It is a vertical group. This means that children from the ages of 0-4 are cared for jointly. The group has 5 places for children younger than one year.
ChildcareYou can request childcare hours up to 24 hours in advance via the Kikker Rik parent portal. You will be notified immediately whether we have got a spot available for your child.
Canceling/tradingYou can cancel childcare hours up to 24 hours in advance, this means you’ll have to cancel hours before 6.30 AM the preceding day.
Taking a tour and signing upYou can request a tour via our website, by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling us at: 035 – 628 14 10.
Sign up for Kikker Rik Flexible! via our website. Our planning department will contact you.