Parenting Practitioner

Holly Trees Centre, Mabey Avenue, Riverside, Redditch, B98 8HW
£20,541 - £23,866
08 Oct 2018
24 Oct 2018
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Job Type
Childcare, Community
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Part Time

Bromsgrove and Redditch Parenting and Family Support Service provides support for families which include hosting a variety of Groups for parents/carers to help bring out the best in their children.

The Early Help service will be building on the work currently being achieved through the Sure Start Children’s Centres and our aim will be:

We will work together with families, local communities, schools and partner agencies to inspire, empower and provide the best possible opportunities for all parents/carers, children and young people in our community. We believe in Bromsgrove and Redditch it will never be too early to get help and to provide this at the right time and in the right place

The following post will provide an excellent and exciting opportunity to join a team in developing services that will make a real difference to the lives of children, young people and their families.

Parenting Practitioner
Redditch Borough Council
Part Time Vacancy
1 x 30 hour Fixed Term Contract Post Until March 2019
Grade 5 (SCP 21 – 26)
£20,541 - £23,866 per annum (pro rata if part time)

The Post holder will deliver a menu of evidenced based Community Parenting Programmes, providing positive parenting support services and groups offering parenting advice and support including drop-in facilities, and group sessions, with a focus on supporting vulnerable families and enabling school readiness.

They will work assertively with families and by working in a child and young person centred approach, actively seek to empower families to gain and maintain control over all aspects of their lives.

The post holder needs significant experience of facilitation and delivery of evidence based parenting programmes and young people’s groups and experience of working with families, including children and young people and creatively engaging parents and families into services. You will need a NVQ 3 in health, social care, childcare or youth work and undergone training in evidence based Parenting Programmes.

Closing date for applications is 22 October 2018.
Interview date to be held on : 31st October 2018

To see a full job description and person specification for this role please select the link at the end of this advert. If you do need to discuss the role further please contact Laura Palin, on (01527) 534150. CV’s will not be accepted.

To apply please select the “apply” button at the end of this advert.

We operate an equal opportunities policy and applicants are positively encouraged irrespective of sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, disability, race or religion. Job Share will be considered.

Redditch Borough Council – providing Early Help service for Bromsgrove and Redditch is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults in our care and expects its staff to share this commitment.
For posts where you will be working with children, young people and vulnerable adults:
• a DBS (formerly CRB) Disclosure will be required. The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (exceptions) Order 1975 does not allow employees with access to children, young persons under the age of 18 and vulnerable adults the right to withhold information regarding previous criminal convictions, cautions and warnings, including those regarded as 'spent' - all must be declared. A criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position.
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