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Early Years Worker

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Information

Due to staff progression, 2 exciting opportunities have arisen in our Cubs & Kits Daycare Nursery and Pre-School for us to recruit two 37 hours per week Early Years Worker posts, based at our Berwick Family Hub. 


This is a fixed term post. Although it is a advertised as full time, we would be willing to accept applications from candidates looking for 18.5 hours. 

 

We are looking for individuals who have good communication skills, are self-motivated, reliable and enjoy working as part of a busy team.  You will have had experience of working with babies/children 6months – 4 years old, in an Early Years setting, hold a minimum level 3 Early Years qualification, have a sound understanding of child development and the needs of young children along with a good working knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework and Practice.  You will also be competent completing children’s assessments and working and communicating with families and partner agencies to achieve the best outcomes for children and families. 

 

Further details are available in the job description and person specification. If would like an informal conversation, please call Jacqui Gibb, Family Hub Manger, 07775015158 
 

Why choose us? 
We have some outstanding benefits to offer you, including: 26 days annual leave plus public/bank holidays, rising to 31 days after 5 years of service (pro rata for part-time employees) 
Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme
Flexi scheme (if applicable) – up to 2 days flexible leave available per month (pro rata for part-time employees)
Local government discount schemes available to all employees with offers at local businesses along with various national brands
Commitment to work/life balance offering flexibility through various schemes including job sharing, flexible working, term-time only, and compressed hours
A range of salary sacrifice schemes are available 
Staff networks - run by staff, for staff, providing opportunities for peer networking, mutual support, staff development e.g. Apprenticeship, Armed Forces, ASD, Enable (disability), LGBT+, Menopause, Mental Wellbeing, Racial Equality  Further information 
For guidance on completing your application and for information about our Equality and Diversity principles, please see the attached guidance notes here.
 
We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. If you wish to notify us of your eligibility for this scheme, please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk or ring 01670 623930 with your name and the job title you have applied for and one of the recruitment team will ensure this is factored into the shortlisting process and kept anonymous. If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format, please see the alternative methods below.  This information will be treated as confidential and will only be used to check that you meet the essential requirements of the post.    
 
Alternative application format: 
British Sign Language: northumberlandcc-cs.signvideo.net   
For those with speech difficulties or hearing loss: Text relay service dial 018001 01670 623930 
 
Although we advertise on North East Jobs, and other websites, your application process will be directed to our Tribepad system.  Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered on Tribepad, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Please check your emails regularly, including Spam/Junk, after the closing dates for notifications. 

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