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Council Job Vacancies

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Job title:
Portage Worker - (temporary up to 12 months)
Job reference:
People's Services
SCP 22-25
From: 20,661 To: 22,658 per annum
37 hours per week
Closing date:


We are looking to recruit to a temporary post to cover maternity leave for a period of up to 12 months, within the Early Years strand of the Children's Disability Service.

The postholder will provide a specialist, individually tailored package of assessment, monitoring and intervention for pre-school children with additional needs. In addition to providing a home visiting service to a caseload of families, the successful applicant will work as Lead Professional for a number of children on their caseload, liasing closely with parents/carers and other involved professionals. Inclusive, setting-based support for transition may also be provided for a small number of children on the caseload, within their local early years settings.

This post requires a sound knowledge of child development, excellent communication, listening and interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a member of a team.

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Emma Flynn on 01744 673131.

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