Better Start Worker – North Lambeth Better Start Team

Website Henry Fawcett Primary School and Children's Centre

Better Start Worker sought for North Lambeth Better Start Area Team

Salary: NJC Scale SO2 – points 27 to 29 (£33759 to £34986 per annum)
Position type: Full-time – year-round
To start: September 2020

For further details: Please contact Henry Fawcett Primary School by email

To apply: All applications must use the forms supplied below and be submitted using the ‘Apply for Job’ button below – please do not submit CVs, as these cannot be accepted

Applications close: noon, Monday 27th July 2020
Interviews to be held: Tuesday 4th August 2020

It’s an exciting time to be working in Lambeth children’s centres, delivering services and support to children aged 0-4 and their families across a local ‘Better Start’ area.

Lambeth Children’s Centres are managed by five lead schools, supported by the local authority.

Partnership working with health services, early help and social care, and a wide range of voluntary sector organisations is well established, and ensure that there is a strong offer for Lambeth families.

Staff work in area based teams, with opportunities to work in a number of different children’s centres and other sites.

Lambeth Better Start workers play a key role in providing early help and support to young children and their families in Lambeth. In this role, you will hold a caseload of families and will work alongside them using the Family Partnership Model, you will also be responsible for the direct delivery of parenting programmes together with other Better Start colleagues.

We would like to appoint an individual who;

  • is knowledgeable and passionate about ways of working collaboratively with a whole family approach
  • is able to build resilience within the families they work alongside and can help and support to enable them to achieve their goals.

You will be part of the Better Start Area Team delivering services through the Children’s Centres within the area. The successful candidate will be provided with training as required for the role.

Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service – further information about the disclosure can be found at

Tagged as: Professional and Support

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Lambeth Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and external agencies to share this commitment.

Lambeth aims for quality services and equal opportunities for all.

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