Perinatal and Under Ones Worker
Category: Children & Families
Location: Hertfordshire East Herts
Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time
Salary: £22,540 Per Annum
Expiry Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2021
Are you a highly skilled early years or health & social care professional? Do you have demonstrable experience and expertise of working in an advisory capacity? Can you achieve outstanding outcomes for children (0-11yrs) and their families?
If yes, then please read on…
Family Centres are places where children under 11 years old and their families can receive seamless integrated services and information. It is also where they can access help from a range of multi-disciplinary teams of professionals. The postholder will work in assigned Family Centre(s) providing support to the Workstream Manager in the delivery of a high-quality service.
The primary focus of role is the provision of a range of engagement activities, information support and advice to families, both at the Family Centre hub and other sites within the community, including home visits.
The post holder is expected to have a ‘hands on’ approach to the delivery of services.
The key elements of the post are to:
- Promote the engagement of parents and families ante-natally and post-natally in the services and support available to them, through the Family Support Service and other agencies, with particular focus on the more vulnerable families in the community.
- Contribute to targeted information, support and advice to families identified by the centre and partner agencies such as Public Health and Social Care. This work will include one-to-one work, home visiting and group work as appropriate to meet the needs of the families.
- Participate in the preparation and delivery of ante-natal programmes for first-time parents and those identified as a priority.
The post holder will be based in East Herts District but work across the East Quadrant (Broxbourne, East Herts and Welwyn Hatfield)
You will need a full driving license and a suitably insured car during work hours since you will be required to travel between sites.
An Enhanced Disclosure DBS check is required for this role.
Please apply promptly as the deadline is Monday 16 August.
Interviews will be held on 27 August