About The Role

The  Early Years Alliance is the largest early years membership organisation and voluntary sector provider of quality affordable childcare and education in England. An educational charity, the Alliance represents the interests of over 14,000 member settings who deliver care and learning to over 800,000 families every year. We are looking to recruit the following vacancy within Lincolnshire based at Gainsborough Market Arcade Children’s Centre, and working in the West Lindsey area.

Do you have the passion and commitment to make a difference to a family’s life?

  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays, pro rata for part time employees
  • Additional annual leave for long service
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Employer and employee contribution pension scheme
  • Regular access to internal and external learning and development opportunities
  • The Alliance operates a Team Recognition Scheme to recognise the outstanding work of the staff across the Charity
  • Can save up to 40% on 02 Refresh Airtime Plan if getting a new phone or tablet on 02.

Main duties:

  • Work with parents of 0-19 year olds to plan tailored Skills Development support packages.
  •  Support parents as they progress towards positive outcomes such as learning,volunteering and employment.
  • Recruit,retain and support parent volunteers for the Alliance’s Children’s Centre volunteer programme, and encourage them to play an active part in the Children’s Centres and the community.
  • Work both independently and as part of a multi-agency team, following Lincolnshire County Council and Early Years Alliance policies and procedures.


Essential criteria:

  • Successful candidates will hold a relevant qualification to a minimum Level 3 or equivalent.
  • Have a passion for working towards improved outcomes for all families.
  • The ability to produce verbal and written reports, and collect and monitor data using various IT programmes.
  • Good IT skills including use of Microsoft Word, Office, internet and email.

A comprehensive induction and support package will be provided to the successful candidate.

Mileage from an agreed base is paid at 35p per mile.

This is a fixed term post until 30th June 2021, working 35 hours per week.

Interview Date:  Thursday 17th October2019

All successful applicants will be required to register and subscribe with the DBS Update Service (if you have not already done so) and undertake a new enhanced disclosure and barring check (even if you have an existing DBS Certificate).

About The Service
 The Alliance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. It is a requirement of all staff that they share this commitment and follow the prescribed policy and procedures to continuously promote a culture of safeguarding across the whole organisation. 
The charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and equal opportunities in employment.