£19,819 per annum/35 hours/fixed term initially to 31st March 2020. Based in Picton/Kensington Children’s Centre in Liverpool

We are looking for a committed, pro-active Family Link Workers, who are committed and dedicated to improving children’s life chances

The position of Family Link Worker is a diverse role where no two days are the same. If you enjoy being exceptionally busy, working in a thriving and stimulating environment whilst gaining a great deal of job satisfaction you will enjoy the role of Family Link Worker.

The role’s primary purpose is supporting the Children Centre Service Co-ordinator/Manager and Children Centre Team in delivering high quality Universal Early Learning Services to support children and their families and to Champion the School Readiness Agenda.

It also involves providing direct support to children and their families facing a range of difficulties. This role will provide additional support at an early stage to help divert families from requiring higher threshold services.

It is challenging and vital role within the children’s centre. It has many aspects, but has three key focuses:

1. Supporting families in the centre reach area, including Family Support (Early Help) and partnership with other agencies
2. School Readiness Agenda. Working with Children aged 0-5 years, Parents & partners to support Children’s learning, development & wellbeing in preparation for Nursery & school.
3. Facilitating evidence based Parenting Programmes – enabling Parents to focus on strengthening parenting competencies and fostering parent involvement to support and enhance their child’s holistic development, health & wellbeing.

The successful applicant will have a level 3 a early years/childcare-related/Health and Social Care qualification or equivalent, and meet the person specification. An enhanced DBS will be undertaken. The posts are based in Picton/Kensington Children’s Centre, Liverpool.

We strongly advise you to apply your skills and experience to the person specification, which is in the ‘job description’ box below, when completing your application form (see ‘apply below’ box). CVs are NOT accepted. Interviews will take place in during late March 2019. No agencies, please.

Closing date: 10am, Friday 15th March 2019