ParentChild+ Early Years Home Visitor – Arabic Speaking
35 hours per week, £24,958 per annum (including London Weighting), Westminster and Kensington & Chelsea.
Initially a 16month contract with the possibility for extension
This is a highly rewarding role which can dramatically improve educational outcomes for the children of low income and vulnerable families and improve parenting skills. It is an exciting opportunity to be involved in a new early years home learning programme in Westminster and Kensington & Chelsea. You will deliver the home learning service to vulnerable and low income families in these areas. You will work closely with Early Years practitioners in the local authority.
We are currently seeking to recruit an Early Years Home Visitor to work with the ParentChild + Coordinator and to deliver ParentChild+ across Westminster and Kensington & Chelsea areas.
ParentChild+ has been delivering this programme in America for over 50 years, working one-to-one with families who face significant life challenges. The model is based on twice-weekly home visits, for at least 46 weeks, by Early Years Home Visitors. It addresses a range of outcomes for parents whose children are at risk of starting school below the expected level, by offering free books and toys and modelling how to create a rich home learning environment and prepare children for school.
Please note: Currently home learning sessions are being delivered via Microsoft TEAMS and/or face to face in COVID secure settings
The successful candidate must have experience of working with pre-school children and supporting their parents. You should be able to build good relationships, have excellent organisational skills, be proficient in keeping records and entering data and have good written and verbal communication. Commitment to equality of opportunity is essential. Level 3 or equivalent qualification in childcare is desirable. You will work flexibly and should have a suitable home working environment and be able to easily travel around your area of work (to several locations each day).
Please visit our website at www.familylives.org.uk/jobs to obtain the job description, full person specification, application form and guidance. Please note that we only accept application forms, which need to be emailed to: email@example.com. CVs will not be accepted
If you have any questions, please contact Nia Bellot, ParentChild+ Area Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: Sunday, 11th April 2021
Interview Date: Monday, 19th April 2021 (via Microsoft TEAMS video)