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Senior Early Years Adviser

  • Employer: Family Support
  • Reference: FAMS/19/108889
  • Published: Thu 12/09/2019, 12:16 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 26/09/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week, All Year Round (AYR)
  • Salary: PO5 £44,373- 47,274
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Hammersmith & Fulham

Job Title

Senior Early Years Adviser

Section or Service

Family Support

Locality

North / Central / South

Grade

PO5 £44,373- 47,274

 

We are seeking an experienced individual who will lead the work of transforming our early years' team, developing news services and supporting quality early years services that are coordinated around families and meet local needs. A clear focus on raising quality standards, improving the take up of free childcare and funding and supporting the workforce development of the sector.

The individual will also contribute to the development of practices relating to early years support, collaborating with other practitioners to build and maintain this.

Consequently, the post holder will need to have solid knowledge and experience of working with vulnerable families and children, and a full understanding of the current challenges facing the childcare sector alongside significant management experience

Knowledge/Skills/Qualifications/Experience

  • Commercial and business acumen and experience, exploiting new opportunities to achieve output related change and an outward customer facing and community focus.
  • Ability to adapt quickly and work within a fast paced environment
  • A good understanding of child development and the needs of children
  • Experience of consistent achievement as manager and practitioner in one of the service areas
  • Experience of significant programme or change which had major impact on staff and processes
  • Experience of delivering best value whilst promoting equal opportunities
  • Experience in developing effective working relationships with diverse stakeholders and operating and negotiating with outside agencies
  • Experience of strategic management and achieving sustainable improvements, with the ability to translate strategic objectives into operational plans
  • Experience of effective budget management and accountability for strict monitoring of resources

Family Support aims empower its staff be creative in finding the right support for families and children. The post holder is expected to act with a high degree of autonomy and foster a culture which promotes this amongst the wider workforce.

The post holder may be called on occasionally by the Senior Management Team to provide specific contributions that support leadership of the organisation.

The Senior Early Years Adviser will be expected to work flexibly to meet all additional activities commensurate with the role.

In addition to the duties above, the post holder also has the following corporate responsibilities:

 

To apply complete the application and return to Jacqui.mcgrath@family-support.org.uk. For any questions about the role message Jacqui.

 

Closing date 26/09, interviews commencing 01/10.

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  • Job Description
  • Application Form
  • Employer: Family Support
  • Reference: FAMS/19/108889
  • Published: Thu 12/09/2019, 12:16 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 26/09/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week, All Year Round (AYR)
  • Salary: PO5 £44,373- 47,274
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Hammersmith & Fulham

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