Starting salary: £29,873
Job Level: Level 2, Zone 2
Work Location: Harmood Children's Centre, 1 Forge Place, London, NW1 8DQ TBC
Contract type: x 1 Fixed Term until 31st December 2022
Closing date: Monday 30th May 17:00
Interviews to be held: Monday 6th June 2022
Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion
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The Integrated Early Years’ Service (IEYS) supports mothers, fathers and carers with children from pregnancy to age 5 years. There is a particular focus on the first critical 1001 days, in response to the increasing body of research which shows that a child’s experience in the first 1001 days has the strongest influence on their development and their life chances as adults.
We are looking for a second worker for this essential role within the Early Years Service, running high quality group-based activities for fathers and male carers on Saturdays. You will be passionate about working with and supporting fathers and male carers to ensure the best outcomes for children. The drop-in being a gateway for fathers and male carers involvement in services across the Early Years pathway, with a focus on the first 1001 days, especially for those most at risk of poor outcomes. The Fathers’ Inclusion Worker models child-led play and positive interactions to enable fathers and male carers to support to their child’s learning and development.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.
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To be considered for this fantastic opportunity it is essential the successful candidate holds a minimum Level 3 NVQ in Childcare and Education or similar relevant qualification alongside GCSE English and Math’s (A-C). You will have an excellent working knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework including an understanding of Safeguarding Children procedures and how to implement them. The ideal candidate will have previous demonstrable experience of working with fathers and male carers, and a commitment to father inclusive practice. Additionally you’ll have the ability to plan group-based sessions within the children’s centre and community and public venues.
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