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Children’s Centre Support Worker – Maidenhead

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.

Achieving for Children (RBWM)

£10,727 – £12,214 pa

Achieving for Children, Windsor & Maidenhead

Permanent

Part Time

16 hours per week • Fixed term maternity cover for 6 months with a possibility of extension.

Enhanced

16/06/2019 at 23:59 PM

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Achieving for Children (RBWM)

Vacancy Description

We are looking for a Support Worker to join our team at a time of exciting and positive change.

As a Support Worker for Achieving for Children, you will be responsible for:

  • Direct contact with parents both at home and in groups.
  • To plan and deliver high quality groups to both universal and targeted families, including evaluations of sessions.
  • Ensure risks are identified and children are safeguarded. Delivery of services independently, and assessment of families’ needs, under the guidance of the Hub Co-ordinator.
  • Have a knowledge of child development and experience of identifying and supporting families. Working collaboratively with other healthcare professionals and agencies ensuring a seamless delivery of services for children and families within the community.

Working for Achieving for Children, you will have the opportunity to operate at the cutting edge of children’s services delivery. We are an award-winning social enterprise created by Kingston and Richmond Councils in 2014, and responsible for delivering the entirety of both boroughs’ children’s services. Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead joined in 2017.

We have been up and running for four years, and in that time we have established a reputation as one of the leading children’s services providers in the country. We are one of the Department for Education’s eight ‘Partners in Practice’, tasked with leading improvement across the sector.

To be a Support Worker for AfC, you will be passionate about making a positive difference to the lives of children and young people as well as demonstrating the following points:

  • Knowledge of EYFS.
  • Experience of working with children under 5.
  • Experience of working in partnership with parents.
  • Experience of working with a variety of multi-agency professionals.

In return, we will offer you high quality support and development opportunities. If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Debbie Oates on 01628 685642 or 07825 726424 for an informal discussion.

Achieving for Children is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to undertake a Criminal Record Check.

Closing date: 16 June 2019

Interviews: w/c 24 June 2019

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