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Early Help Support Worker

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Young People Services
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19003618 Requisition #
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| Starting Salary £17,498 per annum | Permanent Full Time, 37 hours per week |

Are you hardworking, committed and passionate about helping young children and their families improve their outcomes? If so, we need you!

Line managed and supported by motivated and experienced local managers the role of a Children’s Centre Early Help Support Worker is to be part of a team of staff providing help and guidance to children, young people and their families.

Children’s Centres are a key part of Kent’s Early Help offer. They are friendly, supportive environments in which a wide range of sessions, activities and events are either delivered or coordinated. These include stay and play groups, Baby Hubs, music groups and much more.

Your role will include;

Providing an environment that is welcoming and supportive to all children and young people who attend the sessions, warmly meeting and greeting members of the public attending the Children’s Centres and providing information on the purpose of the Centre and the range of services available, making sure the Centre is set up for the day’s activities, solving resource problems quickly and responding flexibly to changes in the Centre’s programme and contributing to the planning, delivery and evaluating of activities in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage and participate in a key-worker system.

You’ll have knowledge of safeguarding and child protection and relevant legislation and regulatory frameworks. You’ll be prepared to work in new ways willing to learn, working collaboratively to innovate and find new solutions taking personal and professional responsibility for your actions and performance.

If you are looking for a job with that magic combination of daily satisfaction, making a difference and promotion opportunities within a defined career structure then this could be the job for you.

This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

To view and download the job description and person specification for this role please click here.

For further information on this role please contact Clare Ginn on 03000 414336.

Interview date(s):Friday 13th September 2019

Closing date: 5th September 2019

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