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Family Group Worker - 23 hours a week
  • Employer: Brighter Futures for Children
  • Reference: CEEHS/22/213527
  • Published: Fri 30/09/2022, 8:35 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 16/10/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 23 hours per week
  • Salary: £19,650 - £22,129 per year pro rata. Actual salary £12,214 - £13,756 per year
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Ranikhet Children's Centre, Berkshire

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Family Group Worker - 23 hours a week

Brighter Futures for Children - Family Group Workers

West Cluster Children Centre - Ranikhet Children’s Centre
Fixed term, 12 months maternity cover
Part time - 23 hours per week


The Team/Role

You will be working as part of a team within the Ranikhet Children’s Centre which comprises of Family Group Workers and Children Centre Family Workers. West Cluster Children Centre is looking for a vibrant and enthusiastic Childcare Practitioner, to join our multi-skilled friendly team.

A qualification in Early Years Childcare and education or equivalent Level 3 is essential for this role; together with knowledge and experience of using the Early Years Foundation Stage within your practice.

You will be required to deliver high quality childcare and family sessions to parents/carers and children aged 0-5 years, including:

  • Set up, plan and run groups/crèche for targeted families as identified by local need
  • Coordinate family learning activities for vulnerable and targeted families
  • To provide safe and inclusive activities for young children and their families/carers to bond, play, learn and socialise within children’s centres
  • To provide high quality childcare for children 0-5 years in a safe and inclusive environment that supports them to play, learn and socialise.

Role Responsibilities:

  • To lead and run activities in groups for children and their families, providing supervision of the activity.
  • To provide activities and in crèche provision which encourages the physical, emotional, intellectual, social and language development of babies and young children
  • To provide activities which encourages family members to participate along with their child promoting strong attachment
  • To provide activities that gives parents and carers the opportunity to learn about the development of their child
  • To ensure all Health and Safety requirements and welfare standards are in place for all activities and crèche through risk assessments and health and safety check
  • To understand and adhere to all relevant policies and procedures in relation to the Children’s Centre programme. This includes both building based and child specific (child protection) policies.
  • To maintain all Children’s Centre resources including setting up before and cleaning and tidying after the sessions.

Essential Qualifications:

  • A recognised qualification in childcare NVQ level 3 or equivalent
  • Essential knowledge, skills and experience:
  • Experience of working with children 0-3 years and their families
  • Experience of working with vulnerable children and families
  • To have knowledge of EYFS and child development and attachment and its application in activities and creche.


Our Offer:

A competitive salary alongside a range of benefits including:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Incremental holidays starting with 25 days plus public holidays (rising to 32 after 10 years’ service)
  • Discounted Child Care (on site nursery)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loans
  • A range of local discounts


For more information and a confidential discussion please contact Lorraine West on

Closing date – 16 October 2022
Shortlisting date - 17th Oct
Interview date – 21st Oct


Please note that the closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.