8 October 2019

Family Services Commissioning

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To advertise your vacancy, you will need to email fsc.team@hertfordshire.gov.uk with the following:

  • job vacancy pro forma
  • job description (if you have one)
  • person specification (if you have one)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

If we do not receive the pro forma, we will not be able to put your advert in.

Early start worker- Green Lane Family Centre or Little Hands & Little Feet Family Centre
Hours 27 Hours per week
Salary Circa £19,500 (pro rata, based on 39 hours per week)
Full time/part time/term time Part time
Location Green Lane Family Centre or Little Hands & Little Feet Family Centre

InspireAll are a charity that have a reputation for delivering energising and motivating leisure and family support services across Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire for communities to achieve rewarding and active lifestyles.

We employ people who are passionate about our values and want to share our vision to provide our customers with the best experience, being served by approachable and friendly staff however we encourage a positive work / life balance.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an early start worker based at either Green Lane Family Centre or Little Hands & Little Feet Family Centre working with an enthusiastic and friendly team.

We are looking for someone who has experience of working as a member of a team that promotes an environment that safeguards and protects children and could use a variety of methods to actively engage and register parents and carers.

The role will involve planning for high quality play, learning and health activities using a range of delivery methods and health promotion materials to support the promotion of key public health messages supporting the identification of families that would benefit from additional support; and actively supporting diversity and inclusion throughout the services available to families.

Car driver and level 3 in early years essential.

This position will remain open until filled.

For an informal chat about this post please contact Linzie Goldstein on 07870 898264 or email: linzie.goldstein@inspireall.com

Senior early start worker- Croxley Green Family Centre or Leavesden Family Centre
Hours 39 Hours per week
Salary Circa £23,000.00 (based on 39 hours per week)
Full time/part time/term time Full time (part time hours will be considered)
Location Croxley Green Family Centre or Leavesden Family Centre

InspireAll are a charity that have a reputation for delivering energising and motivating leisure and family support services across Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire for communities to achieve rewarding and active lifestyles.

We employ people who are passionate about our values and want to share our vision to provide our customers with the best experience, being served by approachable and friendly staff however we encourage a positive work / life balance.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a senior early start worker based at either Croxley or Leavesden Family Centre working with an enthusiastic and friendly team.

We are looking for someone who has experience of working as a member of a team that promotes an environment that safeguards and protects children and has experience of working in an education/childcare setting.  

The role will involve taking a leading role in the provision of services to narrow the achievement gap; working in partnership with local schools and early years settings in most need to improve outcomes for children; working with public health nursing in the promotion of key public health messages and interventions and providing universal information, support and guidance to parents and carers about a range of topics including childcare options and childcare funding.

Car driver and level 3 in early years essential.

The closing date is Sunday 13 October 2019

For an informal chat about this post please contact Jo Burgess email: joanne.burgess@inspireall.com

Perinatal and under 1’s, family support & early start workers- East Herts, Welwyn and Broxbourne 
Hours 20 – 37.5
Salary £18,218 - £23,023
Full time/part time/term time Full time and part time
Location East Herts, Welwyn and Broxbourne

Family centres offer families with children under 11 years old, a seamless and integrated range of services, support and information.The family support team work with families to provide access to early help through a range of personalised support packages. Within our early start group sessions, children can grow and flourish by participating in play and learning opportunities, while families preparing for the arrival of their new baby and enjoying the first year of parenthood are supported by our perinatal and under 1’s workers.
We are passionate about this rewarding area of work and we are looking to recruit experienced childcare practitioners to join our highly skilled and enthusiastic team.

Please state your preferred choice of job and location when applying.

The closing date is Sunday 13 October 2019.

For more information please contact Anne Franklin, 01923 353610.

Play assistant - Westmill Nursery, Westmill, Near Buntingford
Hours 9am to 2.30pm, Weekdays, 3-4 days
Salary Dependant on experience and qualifications
Full time/part time/term time Term time
Location Westmill Nursery, Westmill, Near Buntingford

Our outstanding nursery is looking for a fun and inspiring play assistant to join their team. The role will suit an enthusiastic and hard-working person with a genuine desire to work with children. We are a small friendly team and are looking for someone to join us working 3-4 days, Monday to Friday with flexibility to provide cover for other days if needed.

Job requirements

  • Full and relevant child care qualification preferably at level 3, but level 2 will be considered for the right candidate
  • We are looking for someone with experience of working with children aged 2-4 years old, to work as part of our team. You will be responsible for providing safe, high quality education within the EYFS and care for young children, whilst ensuring that all policies and procedures are implemented at all times
  • You will need excellent communication skills and a positive, nurturing attitude towards working with young children. You will ensure all the children's needs are met and we expect a commitment to the implementation of EYFS goals and to safeguarding children's welfare
  • You will be a key person role for a small group of children.

The closing date is Friday 18 October 2019.

For more information please contact Sarah on 01763 273005 or email westmillnursery@btinternet.com

Qualified early years practitioner – Borehamwood

Hours Monday – Thursday,7.30 – 6.00
Salary £9.00 per hour, depending on experience
Full time/part time/term time Full time/part time
Location Borehamwood

We require an enthusiastic individual with relevant nursery experience with the under 2’s , to work as part of our team, under the manager. You will be responsible for providing safe, high quality education within the EYFS and care for young children, whilst ensuring that all policies and procedures are implemented at all times. 

You will need excellent communication skills and a positive, nurturing attitude towards working with very young children and babies. You will ensure all the children's needs are met and we expect a commitment to the implementation of EYFS goals and to safeguarding children's welfare.

This position comes with promotional prospects and an opportunity to gain a  level 3 if not already qualified.

Job description can be found here.

The closing date is Saturday 12 October 2019

For more information please contact Michelle Levene on jollytots2@aol.com and submit your cv.

Early years practitioner- The Courtyard Pre-school/Nursery
Hours 9.00 am to 3.00 pm
Salary To be discussed
Full time/part time/term time Full time or part time hours/term time
Location The Courtyard Pre-school/Nursery

We are looking for an early year practitioner who has good communication skills, positive working attitude and is always willing to interact with children on all levels, supporting them to meet their learning goals.  Works well in a team.

This position will remain open until filled.

For more information please contact Geri Thomas on 01923 252336 or email Preschoolwatford@googlemail.com

Nursery practitioner- Teddies Tots Nursery
Hours

Following shift patterns (8 hours) with 1 hour break

i.e. 7.30-4.30pm  or 9.30-6.30

Teddies Tots is open 52 weeks of the year, open from 7.30am – 6.30pm

Salary Dependent on experience
Full time/part time/term time Full time
Location

Teddies Tots Nursery

Sandown Road, North Watford, Herts. WD24 7BG

Teddies Tots Nursery are looking to recruit an experienced, full time level 3 or above early years practitioner.

We are a family run nursery setting offering a great opportunity to the right candidate. They must be enthusiastic, passionate and driven to achieve high standards of care. Candidates are to be flexible and adaptable as the nursery grows in numbers. Ongoing career progressions are dependent on performance.

At Teddies Tots we take from 3 months to 5 years and have engaging, exciting dedicated areas for the children to explore, including a garden area and soft play area for all ages to enjoy. Sleep room for the babies and toddlers and staff room for the staff to take their lunch.

Key responsibilities:

  • leading by good practice and working well in a team
  • providing effective support to the team
  • being trustworthy, punctual and having good communication skills
  • taking on responsible roles of duty and following shift patterns
  • good written ability to complete reports, assessments, planning and observation
  • being a key person and liaising effectively with parents
  • in depth understanding of the EYFS.

Benefits

All training courses for staff are paid for, gym membership, annual performance bonus, extra day holiday after one year service, uniform provided, free car park.

This position will remain open until filled.

For more information please call 01923 255400 (option 2) or email info@teddiestotsnursery.co.uk

Deputy leader/key person - Mill Lane Pre-School
Hours 19 hours
Salary TBA – All depending on experience
Full time/part time/term time Part time/ term time
Location Mill Lane Pre-School, Broxbourne

We are looking for an experienced level 3 child care practitioner to be part of our small friendly team in our pre-school. We would require you to have a good knowledge of the EYFS and a good understanding of safeguarding. We would require you to support the leader in running the session, adhering to Ofsted and safeguarding requirements. We will also require you to manage the team alongside the leader to empower them to deliver the best possible standards of care, education and parent partnership. We would also want you to be a key person to a group of children and you will be responsible for their learning and development through observations, assessment and planning. We would want you to be able to liaise with parent/carers to ensure that each child's needs are met. It would be desirable if you had special educational needs experience.

This position will remain open until filled.

For further information and to submit your CV can you please contact Pauline Flowers at milllanepreschool@btconnect.com

Qualified early years practitioner (Level 3) - Strathmore Pre-School, Hitchin, Herts
Hours

Monday – Thursday 8.45am – 3.15pm, Friday 8.45am – 1.15pm

Salary To be confirmed, depending on experience.
Full time/part time/term time Part time / term time
Location Strathmore Pre-School, Hitchin, Herts

We require an enthusiastic individual with relevant pre-school experience, to work as part of our team, under the direction of the pre-school leader and/or deputy. You will be responsible for providing safe, high quality education and care for young children, whilst ensuring that all policies and procedures are implemented at all times. 

You will need excellent communication skills and a positive, nurturing attitude towards working with families and the staff team. You will ensure all the children's needs are met and we expect a commitment to the implementation of EYFS goals and to safeguarding children's welfare.

This position comes with generous terms and conditions and with the support of a dedicated management committee. Our popular pre-school was also rated outstanding by Ofsted in November 2018.

Job description.

Application form.

The closing date is Friday 25 October 2019.

For more information please contact:

Ms Diane Grazette , Pre-School Leader
Strathmore Pre-School, Old Hale Way, Hitchin,
Hertfordshire SG5 1XR

Telephone: 07593742755
Email: preschool@strathmore.herts.sch.uk
Website: www.strathmore-preschool.com

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