North Somerset Portage service is looking for an experienced, motivated and professional Portage practitioner to deliver a home visiting and teaching service for children aged 0-5 with additional needs across North Somerset.
We are looking for someone who is sensitive to the needs of young children and their families and who has completed Portage training. You will have knowledge and experience of children's learning and development for the 0-4-year age group and a commitment to supporting families. You will need experience of multi-agency working as you will be required to work with partner agencies to provide a holistic service to vulnerable families. You will be required to record families progress and outcomes and will therefore need to be competent in the use of ICT.
This post is exempt under the provisions of the Rehabilitations of Offenders Act (Exceptions) Order 1975 and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
For an informal discussion, please contact Mandy Jennings on 07917228278 or Suzanne Thorne on 01275 884028.
Anticipated interview date: To be advised
North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.