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Early Years Community Practitioner

Job Introduction

We are on the look out for someone to join our Health Visiting Service as an Early Years Community Practitioner! Working alongside Health Visitors within our Health Visiting service, you will help deliver a variety of evidence-based interventions that promote an attuned and sensitive approach to parenting and support the social, emotional and developmental needs of children.

This role is on a part time basis, working 30 hours across the week, based at Somer Valey. 

You will predominantly work alone visiting families and delivering groups across the Somer Valley area with regular supervision and additional support from the Health Visiting team.

Main Responsibility

As an Early Years Community Practitioner, your main responsibilies will include the following:

  • Delivering specified ‘Support Packages’ to families
  • Delivering 2-year developmental reviews (training will be provided)
  • To liaise effectively with families, health professionals and Early Years Settings as part of the coordinated approach to communication within the locality

Please refer to the Job Description for a full list of main responsibilities.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have either a Level 3 CACHE Diploma in Child Care and Education, a NVA/SNVQ Level 3 in Early Years and Education or NNEB Diploma. You will have a good understanding of evidence-based practice and sound knowledge of child development.

We would like someone who has good communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to work flexibly and be adaptable according to service needs.

Since this is a community based role, it is essential that you have a Full UK Driving licence and access to a car.

Package Description

As an Early Years Community Practitioner, you’ll be part of our valued team in Bath.

You will feel valued as an Early Years Community Practitioner within HCRG Care Group, receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including: 

  • A salary of £25,200 (Pro rata amount: £20,160) with access to our group pension
  • Free tea and coffee at your base location
  • Membership of My Reward Hub, giving you access to discounts on every day purchases like grocery shopping as well as cashback and voucher offers for treats for you and those special to you
  • Access to your wages as you earn them to help cover life’s emergencies and avoid overdraft fees or high interest rates
  • Online and face to face help with your mental and physical wellbeing – from healthy recipes and activity challenges through to post trauma support, legal, debt and life management help, as well career coaching and counselling
  • Access to eLearning, bespoke career pathways and opportunities for continuing professional development through our ‘Outstanding’ learning and development team, The Learning Enterprise
  • An open, just culture where you’re encouraged to have and implement ideas which can help us deliver our purpose: changing lives through transforming health and care – backed up by at least £100,000 of ringfenced innovation funding each year
  • The pride of working for an organisation committed to the highest clinical and quality standards: with a majority of our rated services holding “good” or “outstanding” ratings from the Care Quality Commission

About the Company

We change lives by transforming health and care.

Established in 2006 we are one of the UK's leading independent providers of community health and care services, working with health and care commissioners and communities to transform services with a focus on experience, efficiency and improved outcomes. We deliver and transform adult and children community health services, primary care services including urgent care, sexual health, dermatology and MSK services as well as adult social care and wellbeing services. Across England, we support communities of many millions and directly help more than half a million people each year - guided by our simple values: we care, we think, we do. 

We're committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from a broad, diverse range of people who want to join our team. We’re a Disability Confident Committed company, so we work to provide facilities, work environment adjustments and technical solutions to be as inclusive of everyone.

While it doesn’t happen often, sometimes a role is very popular, and we’ll need to close it earlier than the date we’ve shown here. If you’re keen to join our team, we’d love to hear from you so please apply as soon as you can.

As you’d expect, safeguarding and protecting the children, young people and vulnerable adults that we work with is of the utmost importance so we have policies and procedures in place to promote safeguarding and safer working practices and everyone who joins the team is subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

Finally, we need to let you know that the company you’ll work for is part of HCRG Care Group Holdings Limited and by applying for this job we’ll need to process and hold information about you. If you would like to know a little more about how we use your information, please see our website's privacy policy.

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