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Looking for the chance to improve the lives of children and families in Calderdale? hot-logo

Then this is how you could do it . . .


(With responsibility for Dad’s/Male carers)

Central – Jubilee Children’s CentreHanson Lane logo

25hpw – Salary £18,789.95 per annum

(Actual £12,526.63 Pro rota)

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic team member, committed to supporting vulnerable and excluded families.

Working directly with parents, carers and their children you will introduce and encourage new families to engage with the service, supporting them in groups and on a 1-1 basis to improve the quality of their lives and opportunities.

You will need:EWIC-Orange-Square-Logo

Some experience of working with children, young people and their families

GCSE or equivalent qualification in Maths and English

An ability to build and maintain relationships with multi-agency colleagues

A non-judgemental, patient and sensitive approach to families under stress

A willingness to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service, which will involve weekend / evening work

The ability to work from other Children’s Centres within Central Calderdale area

A full driving license and the use of a car for work sure start

Will include Saturday working

Safeguarding children is a priority for Halifax Opportunities Trust. This post is subject to satisfactory references from the last 3 years of employment and an enhanced DBS check

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 7th August 2019@ 5:00pm

Interviews to be held on Monday 19th August 2019

For an informal discussion regarding the above post please contact

Penny Wilson on 01422 434971

To apply, please visit our website on and download an application pack.

Halifax Opportunities Trust is an accredited organisation of the Living Wage Foundation

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