Leyton Children and Families Centre Officer Vacancy
LBWF Families and Homes Early Help 0 -18 Years
Children and Families Centre Officer
Based at Leyton Children and Family Centre Hub
Required August 2020
1 x Permanent full time 36 hours post –
Salary: Scale 6 £27,228 – £28,725 (SCP 18-21)
Enhanced DBS required
Closing date: 7th August
Shortlisting: week beginning 10th August
Test and Interview: Week beginning 10th August
Leyton Children and Families Centre is looking for a Children Centre Officer to perform a variety of support and organisational functions/duties to deliver Children and Family Centre services and ensure the effective and timely delivery of various projects and services.
The postholder will report to the Area Manager for the Leyton hub and will work very closely with them on specific projects or events. The postholder will need to have excellent communication skills with internal staff, other organisations and members of the public who call or visit the building.
As well as being the key contact point for the centre, receiving and dealing with personal callers and telephone enquiries, the postholder will promote the centre by marketing and advertising what’s available, as well as organise diary appointments, meetings and will also minute them. You will also need excellent IT skills, particularly on spread sheet applications and data coordination as well as substantial experience of database management and maintenance.
So, if you would like to be part of a very busy Children and Families Centre where no day is the same, please apply.
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area; it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.
We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.
The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:
- Promoting equality of opportunity
- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage
- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.
- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.
Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.
How to Apply
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