- Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
- Reference: CF&E/23/229107
- Published: Fri 10/03/2023, 11:15 AM
- Closing on: Sun 26/03/2023, 23:59 PM
- Working Pattern: Part Time
- Hours: 18 hours per week
- Salary: £13926 - £15549
- DBS Check: Enhanced
- Location: Wirral, Merseyside
Early Childhood Services Family Worker
There has never been a more exciting time to join Wirral Council. We’ve got ambitious targets to meet and to achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are ready to deliver the very best for our communities and show how they can #BeTheDifference. Our vision is to secure the best possible future for our residents, defined by the community prosperity we create and supported by our excellent people and services. If you strive to #BeTheDifference and want to be at the heart of our change and improvement journey, then this could be the perfect job for you.
About the Role
An exciting opportunity has arisen for the successful candidate to join Early Childhood Services as part of a small team of Family Workers offering support to families across the South & West Wirral locality. Based at Bromborough Children's Centre, this team specifically works with families who have a child aged under 5 years, so a sound understanding of child development & knowledge of the early years must be evident in your practice. The practitioner will deliver quality interventions in order to effect sustained change & improve outcomes for young children. Wirral takes a whole family, systemic approach to supporting families, using the continuum of need model to manage risk & ensure children are supported appropriately.
About the Candidate
Candidates must be professionally curious, reflective in their practice & keep the child at the heart of everything that they do. Able to work productively using one's own initiative, as well as being a team player, you are assured of regular supervision & support from your team manager. If you are passionate about supporting parents & families with children in the early years to achieve positive outcomes, then please apply.
Interview Date - 12/13 April 2023.
Location of post - Bromborough Children's Centre, Gratrix Road, Bromborough, CH62 7BW
Working Days - 18 hours Wednesday/Thursday/Friday
Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.
It is Council policy not to re-appoint any employee who has left under the terms of the Council's Early Voluntary Retirement (EVR) scheme or who have left with a voluntary severance (VS) package, unless in exceptional circumstances.
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