Current Vacancy

Outreach Worker (Maternity cover) Vacancy

Chobham, Bisley & West End Children’s Centre are looking to recruit an Outreach Worker – 18 hours per week (Maternity cover up to one year) closing date 11 June 2017.

We are looking for an experienced and highly motivated practitioner to work in our Children’s Centre, delivering services to local families both within the Centre and through outreach support.
                        
You will need to be a motivated, flexible and resourceful person with a sense of humour. You will also need to be proactive in reaching groups who do not regularly use community services and enthusiastically promote their involvement. Our outreach worker is required to reach out to the community in a direct way and an important part of your work will be to visit families in their homes, including hard-to-reach communities in our catchment area.
 
You will need experience of working with families and young children; excellent organisational skills; and an understanding of the role of Children’s Centres.

We are looking for a person who has:

  • An NVQ level 3 in early years, childcare or health & social care or equivalent
  • A background in working with families and children, including home visiting
  • A good working knowledge and understanding of the issues facing parents
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work flexibly and independently
  • A full clean driving License and use of car essential. 

Terms

  • All year round - 18 hours per week (will include occasional evenings and weekends)
  • Over 3 days (Monday – Thursday – days to be agreed) (9.00am – 3.00pm)
  • Surrey S7 FTE £23,573  pro-rata
  • Actual salary £11,786
  • Based at St Lawrence Primary School, Bagshot Road, Chobham, GU24 8AB

This position is a fixed term maternity cover for up to one year and it is a part-time post – 18 hours per week, which may need to be worked flexibly to meet the needs of the service.
Closing Date: Sunday 11th June 2017
Interviews:  Friday 23rd June 2017 (1-4pm)
Start Date: 4th September 2017
Visits to the centre are warmly welcomed.

Many Thanks

Janet Parker
Children's Centre Manager
Chobham, Bisley & West End Children's Centre
Tel: 01276 855675
Email: ccmanager@stlawrenceprimary.co.uk