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Cardiff Council

Parent Group Facilitators - Welsh Essential
Job Category: Education - Professional/Support, Other
Contract type: Permanent
Working hours: Full Time
Department: Communities Housing & Customer Services
Grade: Grade 4
Salary: £18,319 - £20,541
Closing date: 18/02/2019

Start the New Year by taking advantage of an exciting opportunity. The Flying Start Parenting Team is recruiting enthusiastic childcare/family practitioners into the role of Parent Group Facilitator.

Flying Start is a Welsh Assembly Government initiative aimed at making a decisive difference to the life chances of children under 4yrs in identified areas of Cardiff. Parent Group Facilitators are responsible for leading on our quality crèche provision and for co delivering parenting groups such as the Parent Nurturing Programme and Language and Play. We have one full time post and one part time post available (20 hours).

When completing your application please pay particular attention to the supporting evidence section and use the behaviour competencies information to complete it.

There are two posts available:

•    1 x 37 hours per week – Permanent
•    1 x 20 hours per week – Temporary

Please specify in the supporting information section of your application form which post/s you are applying for.

The successful applicants should be able to communicate effectively in Welsh to Level 1 – Entry Level

These posts are subject to Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced checks.

Safeguarding and Child Protection are key priorities for the Council. We aim to support children and vulnerable adults to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. Our services and schools are committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and vulnerable adults, and will take action to safeguard their well-being, and acknowledge that children and vulnerable adults have a right to protection. This is supported in the general ethos of the Council and all schools.

Internal candidates who wish to apply for the temporary position on a secondment basis must obtain approval prior to application using Form SEC1 (4.C.081). Requests may only be approved by the relevant Director/ Assistant Director/ Chief Officer or senior nominated officer graded no lower than OM2 or in the case of schools based staff the Headteacher / Governing Body. 

The full time vacancy is suitable for post share.

We welcome applications in both English and Welsh. Applications received in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than English applications.

As a large public sector organisation, it is important to us that we support the economic wellbeing of our citizens and that our workforce better reflects the communities we serve.   Therefore, although not a requirement for application, we welcome and encourage applications from individuals:
aged under 25
not in employment, education or training
from our local communities including in particular those from the Cardiff BAME community

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