Vacancies

Thanks for taking an interest in working for us! We’re a close-knit bunch and work by the values of excellence, integrity, ownership, compassion and team. If that sounds like you, we’d love you to apply for one of our vacancies to join us in delivering our vision to impact individuals and influence systems.

By working with us, you will be offering solutions that are characterised by renewed hope, developed confidence and improved skills; our programmes release people to be agents of change in their communities.

PS: We don’t always wear orange t-shirts! We got together with the rest of the LifeLine family and put on a fantastic fun day for local families last year.

If you decide to apply, please return your completed applications to Carey Luke, unless otherwise specified.

Youth Development Worker – PT

Opens for applications: Thursday 19th September 2019
Final deadline for applications: Monday 30th September 2019
Salary: £6,452 - £8,211
Hours: 11-14 hours

Description

We are currently looking to recruit Part Time Youth Development Workers to mentor and support young people in their schools and on their estates that are on the edge of school exclusion, mental health issues or Serious Youth Violence through 1-2-1’s, after school and positive activities and holiday programmes.

The successful applicant will be required to have experience of:

  • information, advice and guidance
  • 1-2-1 mentoring
  • Particular experience of working with young people with borderline or undiagnosed mental health issues.
  • Managing safeguarding incidents
  • Delivering positive activities/youth clubs
  • Minimum Level 3 youth work qualification or equivalent with level 2 in English
  • Experience of working with young people on the edge of school exclusion and serious youth violence would be preferred.

    To apply for this role please download and complete the attached application form which should be returned to @lifelineprojects.co.uk

    Please note we will not be able to accept CVs alone for this role.

    This role may close earlier than noted and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

  • Nursery Manager

    Opens for applications: Monday 13th May 2019
    Final deadline for applications: Thursday 31st October 2019
    Salary: £28,000 - £35,000 OTE.
    Hours: 40 hours
    Location: Ilford, IG1 1NL
    Duration: Permament

    Description

    Little Learners: leading the way, learning through play.

    LifeLine Projects is charitable organisation serving the community by delivering public services (such as childcare, health and social care, housing, youth programmes and employability).

    Under the maxim: ‘Leading the way – learning through play our Ilford Nursery is purpose built with a large garden, giant indoor sandpit and brand new soft play zone. Many of our children live in high density housing and we offer an innovative, fun and active learning environment.
    The Nursery Manager will equip all children to function as a member of a socially inclusive group and enable them to develop positive, co-operative and supportive relationships with peers and adults. In your role, you will be required to provide:

    • Training and support for staff
    • Propagate exemplary practice in childcare and education
    • Develop and manage all aspects of the nursery including marketing and administration
    • Ensure a high quality of education and childcare by following all Ofsted requirements as set out in the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage

    The successful candidate will be required to hold a NNEB/CACHE, BTEC or NVQ in Childcare at Level 3 or above and have previous management experience within a day care setting and of child protection and safeguarding.

    To apply please download the relevant application form or email careyluke@lifelineprojects.co.uk
    Completed application forms need to be returned to careyluke@lifelineprojects.co.uk

    Please note that we are unable to accept CV's for this role. Previous applicants need not reapply.

    Youth Development Worker – FT

    Final deadline for applications: Monday 30th September 2019
    Salary: £22,000 - £25,000
    Hours: 37.5 hours per week (including evenings and occasional weekends and
    Location: Barking & Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge

    Description

    We are currently looking to recruit Full Time Youth Development Workers to mentor and support young people in their schools and on their estates that are on the edge of school exclusion, mental health issues or Serious Youth Violence through 1-2-1’s, after school and positive activities and holiday programmes.
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    The successful applicant will be required to have experience:

    • information, advice and guidance
    • 1-2-1 mentoring
    • workshops
  • Particular experience of working with young people with borderline or undiagnosed mental health issues.
  • Managing safeguarding incidents
  • Delivering positive activities/youth clubs
  • Minimum Level 3 youth work qualification or equivalent with level 2 in English
  • Experience of working with young people on the edge of school exclusion and serious youth violence would be preferred.
  • To apply for this role please download and complete the attached application form which should be returned to careyluke@lifelineprojects.co.uk

    Please note we will not be able to accept CVs alone for this role.

    This role may close earlier than noted and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

    Sessional Nursery Practitioner

    Final deadline for applications: Monday 30th September 2019
    Salary: £8.27 per hour
    Hours: As and when required
    Location: Elm Park

    Description

    Sessional Nursery Practitioner

    We are currently looking to recruit a sessional Nursery Practitioner, to work on an as and when required basis – between the Nursery hours of 7.30 am and 6.30 pm.

    The Nursery Practitioner will work effectively as part of a team, providing a stimulating and caring environment for children. Support team members to provide a high standard of care and education. Planning, preparing and participating in a range of activities in line with the EYFS (Early Years Foundation Service) Framework, to promote each child’s physical, intellectual and emotional needs to enable them to reach their full potential. Working as a Key Worker to a group of children within the Nursery setting by observing, monitoring and capturing information and progress which is logged within the individual key children’s online learning journals.

    The successful applicants will need:
    • A minimum NNEB/CACHE, BTEC or NVQ in Childcare at Level 3 Recent experience of working in a care / education early years setting
    • Recent experience of working in a care / education early years setting and providing a nursery curriculum for 0-3 and / or 3-5 years of age.
    • Previous experience of planning age appropriate, short, medium and long-term plans in an early year’s setting to meet the needs of both individual children and those in a group setting in compliance with EYFS. Knowledge / experience of meeting the needs of children and families.
    • Experience of maintaining accurate records and children’s profiles.
    • Ability to demonstrate verbal reasoning and listening skills.
    • Ability to work with people from a wide range of backgrounds and organisations.
    • Ability to build relationships with children.
    • Be able to work independently using your own initiative as well as within a team. Ability to identify and deal with problems and to know when to refer on.
    • Excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to prioritise tasks and work under pressure to meet deadlines.
    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate clearly and simply both verbally and in writing.
    Staff Benefits available at Little Learners

    • Free training
    • Free DBS checks
    • Holidays
    • 25% off childcare
    • Happy environment to work in
    • Continuing professional development - including In-house training
    • Free uniform
    • Employee of the month
    • Free food
    • Company pension
    • Competitive salary
    • Opportunity for progression

    To find out more about the Little Learners Nurseries please visit our website http://www.littlelearners-nurseries.co.uk

    If this role is of interest to you please complete the attached application form and return this by Friday 20th September 2019