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Children's Centre Worker
  • Employer: London Borough of Hillingdon
  • Reference: SC00467
  • Published: Fri 27/05/2022, 3:22 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 10/06/2022, 3:22 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36
  • Salary: £22575 - £22983 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hillingdon

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Children's Centre Worker

About us

Hillingdon Council: Putting our Residents first.

Putting our residents first is at the heart of everything we do in Hillingdon. It's the reason that we come to work every day. With one of the highest levels of resident satisfaction in London, it's clear that all employees make a valuable contribution and understand the importance of what we do.

We are always on the lookout for talented and skilled people to help us deliver our wide range of services. If you believe that putting people at the heart of everything you do is important and you have the ambition and determination to help us continue to make our council a success by putting our residents first, then we look forward to receiving your application.

About the role

We are recruiting a qualified and experienced Children's Centre Worker to join our Child and Family Development service.

As a Children's Centre Worker, you will assist in the planning, delivery and evaluation of community and centre based activities that support and encourage young children's learning and development.

Working with parents, carers and families will also be a key part of this role. You will assist in providing a warm and welcoming environment to families and will forge strong working relationships with them, offering appropriate support and assistance when needed.

About you

We are recruiting a qualified and experienced Children's Centre Worker to join our Child and Family Development service.

As a Children's Centre Worker, you will assist in the planning, delivery and evaluation of community and centre based activities that support and encourage young children's learning and development.

Working with parents, carers and families will also be a key part of this role. You will assist in providing a warm and welcoming environment to families and will forge strong working relationships with them, offering appropriate support and assistance when needed.

What we offer

We offer a range of Company benefits. These vary according to the business area and role but may include:

  • local government average salary pension scheme
  • free parking (4 days a week) if based at the Civic Centre
  • a 36-hour week for all full-time staff
  • generous holiday entitlement: a minimum 25 days a year (plus bank holidays), rising to 28 days after five years' service. For more senior positions holiday entitlements can rise to a maximum of 36 days
  • career breaks
  • flexible working hours
  • season ticket loan
  • access to a Credit Union
  • access to a wide range of training and courses
  • discount on a variety of Adult Education courses run by the Council
  • payment of professional fees where these are required
  • discounts at council-owned leisure centres and swimming pools at Hillingdon (Uxbridge), Queensmead (South Ruislip), Highgrove (Ruislip) and Botwell Green (Hayes)
  • cycle purchase scheme
  • car sharing scheme
  • 30% discount on green fees at council-owned golf courses

Additional information

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful candidates subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.