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Childcare Offer Project Officer

Heart of the Valley's Integrated Children's Centre, Blaina, NP13 3BN
Grade 5 (£21,693 – £24,657 per annum)
Contractual Status
Fixed Term
Fixed Term until 31 March 2019
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Job Summary

This newly created opportunity involves the preparation, assistance and delivery of the Welsh Government’s Childcare Offer for 3 and 4 year olds to support the rollout into Torfaen from September 2018.

This post can also be offered as a secondment opportunity. Before applying for this as a secondment opportunity, candidates should seek approval to be released from their current post by their Line Manager. Secondments are available to permanent staff of the Authority only.


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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Childcare Offer team in Blaenau Gwent to enable Welsh Government’s further rollout of the programme to Torfaen residents.

You will be responsible for implementation of the offer within both Torfaen and Blaenau Gwent and will make links across the local authorities, with the childcare sector, schools, umbrella bodies, parents/carers, children and other stakeholders to ensure the success of the programme.

In order for programme to be effective, you will ensure the relevant stakeholders are fully engaged with the development of the offer. You will set up systems to enable learning from the early implementation and will work with the Welsh Government to inform the wider development offer in preparation for further roll-out. You will be expected to work with pace, energy and enthusiasm to ensure the offer is the best it can be for the parent, child and provider.

Essential experience and skills include, but are not limited to:

  • A proven record in managing and delivering projects on time
  • A good understanding/experience of the childcare sector
  • Experience of working effectively and in co-operation with a wide range of internal and external partners
  • Experience of setting systems to establish eligibility, monitor programme activity and produce performance data

The position carries an Approved Casual Car User Allowance therefore access to a vehicle for work purposes is a requirement.

Closing Date:            Thursday 23 August 2018 - 12:00am, midnight

Interview Date:         Tuesday 18 September 2018

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