ParentChild+ Early Leaning Home Visitor (Bengali/Sylheti Speaker)
28 hours per week, £25,333 (including London Weighting) per annum, pro-rata
Fixed term to end December 2023
Tower Hamlets, East London
This 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 Tower Hamlets. 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 Tower Hamlets.
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).
The salary for 28 hours per week is £20,266.50 per annum
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 should be emailed to:firstname.lastname@example.org. CVs will not be accepted
If you have any questions, please contact Shaira Begum, ParentChild+ Coordinator at Shairab@familylives.org.uk
Closing Date: Sunday, 27th June 2021
Interview Date: Monday, 12th July 2021 (via Microsoft TEAMS video)