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Early Years Practitioner

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Number of positions
  • 2
  • Location
  • Hailsham
  • Salary
  • £24,703 - £25,545 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 21/04/2024
  • Department
  • Children Services
  • Contract type
  • Fixed Term
  • Work pattern
  • Part Time
  • Hours
  • 30
  • Job type
  • Care - Children and Young People
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/1451/40004
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/1451/40004
  • Number of positions
  • 2
  • Location
  • Hailsham
  • Salary
  • £24,703 - £25,545 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 21/04/2024
  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Department
  • Children Services
  • Contract type
  • Fixed Term
  • Work pattern
  • Part Time
  • Hours
  • 30
  • Job type
  • Care - Children and Young People

 

Are you ready to make a real, positive impact on the life of families with young children? If you do, then you might be really well-suited to working in your local Family Hub.  

As an Early Years Practitioner, supporting families with young children, you can make a real difference to children’s early lives by supporting the delivery of our Start for Life Offer (‘The Best Start for Life: A Vision for the 1,001 Critical Days’) and building on delivery of the Healthy Child Programme 0 – 5yrs public health services.

You will provide guidance and support to parents by facilitating a range of groups and courses that empower parents to enhance their children’s home learning environment, lead healthy lifestyles and develop strong parent/infant relationships.

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Have a positive attitude towards empowering parents
  • Are self-motivated
  • Have an ability to meet travel requirements of the post
  • Are physically able to carry out all tasks as required
  • Have a commitment to training and personal development

 

For more information and to apply for this role please follow the ‘Apply Now’ button above and log onto the jobs page of our website. When completing your application be sure to address how you meet all the criteria in the person specification drawing on any relevant work/life experience, education, or personal interests.

Interviews will take place face to face on the 01 May 2024.

Working with families is a privilege and offers the chance to turn kindness into a career. How often are you able to use your professional guidance to enhance the lives of others? In this job you can every day.

East Sussex really support you and they try and grow you, not just as a worker, but as a person. They really take an interest in the person you are and where you want to go. Kim, Tourism and Cultural Project Coordinator

We offer a diverse range of benefits to help and support you during your employment. More information can be found on our benefits page.

For an informal discussion please contact 

PingPing Askaroff - Community Support Manager

 

Additional Information

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to http://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits. 

If you require sponsorship to work in the UK please let the hiring manager know this in your application so we can check eligibility for sponsorship for the role.

If you require any reasonable adjustments, due to disability, to enable you to participate fully in the process please contact the hiring manager on the contact details above.

Reasonable adjustments include things like an offline application form. If you would like to discuss your requirements further, please get in touch.


Equal Opportunities

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

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