Early Years Project Officer

22 April 2019
Permanent
Childcare, Project Management
Full Time including some weekends
County Hall, Loughborough Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 7QP
Children, Families & Cultural Services
£35,934 - £40,760 per annum

The Early Childhood Services team are looking to recruit a Project Officer to work as part of a county wide team to fulfil Nottinghamshire County Council's duties for the provision and sufficiency of Early Years provision. 

The successful post holder will work across Nottinghamshire but with particular responsibility for the  Early Years provision in the South of the County. The post holder will contribute to the production of the Childcare Sufficiency Assessment, and lead on increasing the establishment of new childcare provision and creation of additional new childcare places where required. 

They will provide relevant and timely advice, guidance and information to the Early Years Sector including Schools and the Private, Voluntary and Independent (PVI) sector through a range of communication routes including the Nottinghamshire Early Years portal and provider networks.  In addition, the post holder will work with local Early Years providers to fulfil the statutory duty to improve the take up of free early years provision for 2, 3 and 4 year olds in both the PVI sector and schools.

Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

Disabled applicants who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview. A job share scheme is available for all full time posts: both permanent and temporary, unless otherwise stated. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

The County Council welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

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