Part Time – Permanent (21.6 hours)
Redbridge is an ambitious, diverse and exciting east-London borough. What we do is driven by changing our relationship with local people to support our vision. As a result, we've developed innovative ways to build our communities and transform our Council.
We're one of the fastest growing parts of the country and the third most diverse London borough. Our communities are attracted by a mixture of excellent schools, relatively affordable housing, high-quality open space and rapid transport connections into the heart of the City.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for Children’s Centre Progress and Assessment Officer within the Children’s Centres team. This position is offered as a permanent opportunity on a part-time basis.
Children’s Centres across Redbridge are the focal point of contact for children under 5 and their families. They provide links and access to early education and childcare, family support, health care, benefit advice, training, volunteering and employment advice and support.
We have five Children’s Centre Hubs in Redbridge and are looking for a committed and enthusiastic person to join one of our Children’s Centre team. In Children’s Centres we are passionate about making a difference to children and families.
As an enthusiastic practitioner and good communicator, you will be committed to working in partnership with children and families. You will work as part of a busy team in the Children’s Centre offices. Duties will include answering telephone calls, welcoming visitors, dealing with enquiries, managing a database, carrying out risk assessments and assisting with general administration of the Centres. You will be dealing with parents/carers, children, colleagues and other professionals for which confidentiality must be maintained at all times.
The ideal candidate will be competent in aspects of IT, will be highly organised and have the ability to prioritise and manage a busy and varied workload.
Redbridge Children’s Centres are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and families. We expect all staff to share this commitment.
You will have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of professionals and will receive excellent support, supervision and training.
Closing date for job applications is Monday 26th July 2021
Interviews for this post will be held on Friday 6th August 2021
For further information, please contact Hasneen Choudhury, Strategic Lead for Children’s Centres, via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply for this job please visit www.redbridge.gov.uk
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