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Child and Family Centre Worker

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

About the role

As a Child and Family Centre worker, you will be leading groups and activities predominantly for families with under-fives during term time and older children outside of normal school hours. You will be working alongside a variety of other professionals ensuring that children get the best start in life they can through play, learning and lots of fun.

What will you be doing?

You will be working as part of a team across Cambridge City at various venues and for a diverse range of activities. Groups, developmental checks, parenting workshops, perinatal support, Library sessions and much more are all included in our offer for families. You will have the opportunity to be fully trained and shadow other practioners and professions during your induction for the role.

About you

We are looking for a highly committed, enthusiastic, innovative and hardworking people who will be part of a diverse multi-disciplinary team supporting families throughout Cambridge City.

Applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

You must be eligible to work in the UK

Candidates must be willing and able to travel.

Do you have a relevant level 3 qualification

Please attach a CV and Supporting statement that tells us how you meet the essential criteria

On applying for this post, candidates need to answer each of the Job Specification points, giving details of their experience along with examples of their practice.


Our benefits

We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Flexible Bank Holidays
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package
  • Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
  • A comprehensive pension scheme.
  • IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network.
  • Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
  • An employee recognition scheme

About us

Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.

Our four values are central to our culture, driving everything we do.


We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we believe benefits our employees, the organisation and our communities. 

Visit our jobs and careers section to find out more about our wide range of learning and development opportunities; apprenticeships; our wellbeing package; staff benefits; our commitment to equality, diversity and Inclusion.

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