Wraparound and Childcare Programme Co-ordinator #0008E72B1

Job Description

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

  • To implement the wraparound and childcare programme across Rochdale ensuring provision is sustainable and meets the needs of working parents.
  • To work in collaboration with partners and teams acro

Principal Duties

  • To undertake, review and update mapping of current wraparound and childcare provision across the borough.
  • To lead consultation with children, parents and carers, providers, and partners about demand for wraparound childcare and their views.
  • Provide business planning and marketing advice and guidance to new and existing early years childcare providers and schools to develop, support and sustain childcare provision.
  • Work closely with finance officers and providers to complete funding applications and business plans to support development of high-quality, sustainable provision.
  • Provide ongoing monitoring, advice, support and challenge providers to ensure high quality inclusive practice is maintained, improvements are monitored and poor practice is reported through appropriate channels.
  • Identify and share models of best practice, effectively engage with providers to secure high quality provision that meets all regulatory requirements
  • Contribute to the development of cross-sector provider networks and support their effectiveness.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues within the local authority, schools and key external agencies to ensure joined up partnership working to meet individual needs of children and families.
  • Communicate the wraparound offer through existing channels to parents and families, the public, wraparound childcare providers and other key agencies.
  • Monitor and report on take up, availability, supply and demand and work with the DfE to provide ongoing accurate data to support with the monitoring and evaluation of the programme.
  • Maintain accurate and effective records and plans, provide regular reports as required, and ensure any identified risks to performance and the implementation of the programme are escalated effectively.
  • To ensure any safeguarding concerns identified relating to the welfare and safety of children and raised and progressed through the appropriate processes and procedures.

Secondary Duties

  • To undertake such other duties and responsibilities of an equivalent nature as may be determine from time to time by the Head of Service (or nominated representative) in consultation with the post holder (and if he/she so wishes, with his/her Trade Union representative).
  • To participate in Council programmes of in-service training as a trainee and when required as a trainer facilitator.
  • ss the local authority, schools, families and childcare providers to assess supply and demand, and expand wraparound childcare provision that is accessible to children and families, including those with SEND.

You must have:

  • Post qualified experience.
  • A degree or other relevant qualifications to the post.
  • References required for the last 5 years of employment.

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  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed.
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area

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