Language Development Worker

Salary: £18,500 per annum

Hours: 37.5 per week

Do you have excellent communication and listening skills and enjoy working with both adults and children? BHT Early Education and Training are looking to appoint Language Development Workers to work across the Bradford District alongside our staff teams and other professionals, delivering a variety of early intervention and preventative services and activities to support young children in their language and social development within homes, Primary Schools and Early Years Settings.

Parents play a central role in our work, which is delivered in partnership with them: a strong commitment to this approach is essential. You must also be able to demonstrate commitment to the on going development of your own skills and knowledge.

You may not have previously worked in a language support role but you will undergo a full training programme during your probationary period.

You will have a minimum of level 3 or equivalent qualification in work with children, a minimum of 2 years’ experience of working with children aged 0-5 and their families is essential, as is a full drivers licence and use of a vehicle.

These posts are funded through Better Start Bradford which is a community-led partnership programme working with families to help give children the best possible start in life. The programme covers Bowling and Barkerend, Bradford Moor and Little Horton, due to the diversity of these communities we would welcome bilingual applicants.

To discuss the role in more detail please contact Rebecca Heald on 01274 470142.

To request an application pack please contact Carole Simpson on 01274 730415.

The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 15th March 2017 and Interviews will take place on 23rd March 2017

This is a fixed term contract until May 2018 that maybe extended subject to external funding contributions

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