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Portage Home Visitor

Employer: Reading Borough Council

  • Reference: CHC0233
  • Published on: Fri 10/02/2017 08:04 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 03/03/2017 19:04 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: Part-time, 22.2 hours per week • Permanent.
  • Salary: RG4 (SCP 21-28) £19,939 – £24,717 pa, pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Reading

Are you passionate and enthusiastic about supporting children with additional needs and their families? An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our well-established team, delivering home visits to young children with additional needs and/or disabilities and their families.

The post will require you to provide direct interventions with children with additional needs and to promote and support inclusive practice for these children.

You will need to work effectively with a variety of colleagues, have good communication and organisational skills, and have the ability to work on your own initiative.

You will need to have experience of working directly with pre-school children and families and have, or be willing to develop, a good understanding of legislation affecting children with additional needs and knowledge of safeguarding procedures.

In return, we can offer training and a highly supportive team and management structure to assist you in your work.

For more information and/or an informal discussion, please contact Jessica Kenward, Senior Portage Home Visitor on 0118 937 4698.

Internal Reading Borough Council employees must login via Employee Self Service to apply. If you have not yet been issued with your Employee Self Service account, or you have any queries, please email with details.

Visit http://www.reading.gov.uk/jobsearch for more details on how to apply online. Alternatively, call the Recruitment Team on 0118 937 2039 (24 hour answerphone) quoting the job reference number and the job title of the post you are interested in.

Please do not send a CV: for the purposes of equal opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms.

An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be sought from the successful candidate.

Closing date: 3 March 2017

Interview date: 22 March 2017

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