Early Years Practitioner

Contract Type: 
Part time
Application deadline: 
Friday, 4 October, 2019 - 16:00
Salary Scale
Pro Rata
Riverside Community Health Project

Riverside works to improve the health and well-being of disadvantaged communities within the west end of Newcastle through using a community development approach to ensure appropriate service provision, and to tackle issues that affect the health of the community in the broadest sense.


We are seeking to recruit an Early Years Practitioner to contribute to the work of our organisation.  As well as providing various play sessions the post holder will supporting parents in their role; by initiating and managing early help plans.   The work will be undertaken in conjunction with the rest of our early years and wider Riverside team and in collaboration with our many partners.   


If you fit the criteria below, and want to be part of our team, please apply for this post:


  • Minimum 2 years-experience of working with children and parents

  • Minimum qualification: level 3 Childcare or equivalent

  • Experience of collaborative working within a multi-agency environment

  • Commitment to equal opportunities

  • Knowledge of child development and children’s needs

  • Ability to communicate well with adults and children

Hours per week:       24 per week Monday to Friday

Salary:                        Grade 5C £20,808 - £22,889 pro rata

Closing date:                        Friday 4th October 2019

Interview date:          Tuesday 15th October February


For an application pack please email amber@riversidechp.co.uk or call 0191 2260754 option 1


Successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS Disclosure and provide references.


Riverside Community Health Project is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from people with a disability.


Riverside Community Health Project,

Carnegie Building,                                        

Atkinson Road,


Newcastle upon Tyne,

NE4 8XS.

Registered Charity No: 1028632 Private Limited Company No: 2869470