Job Vacancies

If you wish to apply for one of our vacancies please complete an application form and return to our HR Department, no later than the deadline specified for the post. Completed application forms should be returned via email to hr@childrenslinks.org.uk or in hard copy to HR, Children's Links, Holland House, Horncastle Fortuna Business Centre, Mareham Road, Horncastle, Lincolnshire LN9 6PH. Please apply using our application form unless otherwise stated.

Early Years Educator -Term time onlyApplication Deadline: 4th December 2017

Are you passionate about outcomes for Children and their families?

Here is your chance to be part of one of our existing childcare teams and help make a difference.

We have the following exciting job opportunity available!

Role: Early Years Educator

Location: Little Wings Nursery, Odiham

Contract type: Term time only, maternity cover

Hours: 24 hours per week


About Children’s Links

This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and progress your career with a national charity that have been providing amazing services to children and families since 1993.

Children’s Links is a progressive and innovative national charity that works with children, young people, families, communities and other children’s sector professionals to improve the quality of children’s life experiences and ensure that they can achieve their full potential.

About the Role

In your new role you will be:

  • Ensuring outcomes for children through the delivery of the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Maintaining records that fulfil Ofsted requirements as laid out in the EYFS
  • Providing opportunities through well-resourced environments for children to learn and explore.
  • Ensuring the safeguarding of children and staff within the setting in line with internal and LSCB guidelines
  • Working with parents and outside agencies to ensure children are able to reach their potential

In return for your commitment we offer the opportunity to join an open, supportive and tight knit organisation. Our fantastic work stems from our caring, family culture, which is at the heart of everything we do. We are an ambitious, inclusive team where voices are heard.

Closing Date: 4th December 2017

Interview Date: TBC

Children’s Links recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect, regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Toy LibrarianApplication Deadline: 19th October 2017

Are you passionate about outcomes for Children and their families?

Here is your chance to be part of one of our existing teams and help make a difference.

We have the following exciting job opportunity available!


Role: Toy Librarian

Location: Toy Library, Lincoln

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: 5.5 hours per week

About Children’s Links

This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and progress your career with a national charity that have been providing amazing services to children and families since 1993.

Children’s Links is a progressive and innovative national charity that works with children, young people, families, communities and other children’s sector professionals to improve the quality of children’s life experiences and ensure that they can achieve their full potential.

About the Role

In your new role you will be:

  • Helping and assisting the Toy Library Supervisor
  • Conducting day to day administrative and operational tasks of the Toy Library, Lincoln, including welcoming Toy Library users, correspondence, record keeping and ensuring toys and equipment is clean and safety checked
  • Providing receptionist and customer service duties
  • Providing Toy Library Membership services
  • Maintaining the Soft Play area
  • Assisting with the future development of the Toy Library
  • Taking a lead on one area, minimum
  • Supporting the administration role of the Sector Support Team

In return for your commitment we offer the opportunity to join an open, supportive and tight knit organisation. Our fantastic work stems from our caring, family culture, which is at the heart of everything we do. We are an ambitious, inclusive team where voices are heard.

Closing Date: 19th October 2017

Interview Date: 31st October 2017

Children’s Links recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect, regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Training Officer, Early Years and ChildcareApplication Deadline: 6th November 2017

Are you passionate about outcomes for Children and their families?

Here is your chance to be part of our existing Training team and help make a difference.

We have the following exciting job opportunity available!

Role: Training Officer, Early Years & Childcare

Location: Home (The work will involve travel to venues in Southampton and surrounding
region)

Contract type: Part time

Hours: 12 hrs per week, some flexibility

About Children’s Links

This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and progress your career with a national charity that have been providing amazing services to children and families since 1993. Children’s Links is a progressive and innovative national charity that works with children, young people, families, communities and other children’s sector professionals to improve the quality of children’s life experiences and ensure that they can achieve their full potential.

About the Role

The Training Officer role is an exciting opportunity to join an existing team of trainers who support the delivery of a variety of qualifications. The delivery model is undertaking many changes and we are looking for a creative and innovative applicant to support this development. The successful applicant will be friendly and have good communication skills, enthusiastic and be willing to adapt to change. You will work as part of the team and also be expected to work independently managing your own time.

In your role you will:

  • Mentor and train learners within Early Years up to Level 4, including on a one to one basis and in a classroom environment.
  • Mentor and train learners from a scope of Early Years including childminding and Advanced Practitioner, Play work, Supporting Teaching and Learning, Business Administration, Customer Service, and Leadership and Management qualifications
  • Coordinate Initial Assessment of learners needs
  • Coordinate retention of learners on programme and ensure timely completion and high success rates.
  • Ensure quality systems and procedures comply with contracts
  • Produce management information for reporting purposes
  • Design and deliver training to support the training needs of learners and employers and contractual requirements
  • Engage with employers and market Children’s Links training courses
  • Carry out Health and Safety Site Audit Visits
  • Support the Training team

Essential requirements for the role:

  • Experience of working in early years, childcare or education.
  • A Teaching qualification e.g. PTTLS, Award in Education, PGCE, QTS
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Computer literate
  • Recent training experience

In return for your commitment we offer the opportunity to join an open, supportive and tight knit organisation. Our fantastic work stems from our caring, family culture, which is at the heart of everything we do. We are an ambitious, inclusive team where voices are heard.

Deadline: 6th November 2017

Interview Date: TBC

Disclosure & Barring checks required

Children’s Links recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect, regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Nursery Deputy ManagerApplication Deadline: 13th October 2017

Are you passionate about outcomes for Children and their families?

Here is your chance to be part of one of our existing childcare teams and help make a difference.

We have the following exciting job opportunity available!

Role: Deputy Manager

Location: Little Explorers Nursery, Grantham

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: 37 hours per week

About Children’s Links

This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and progress your career with a national charity that have been providing amazing services to children and families since 1993.

Children’s Links is a progressive and innovative national charity that works with children, young people, families, communities and other children’s sector professionals to improve the quality of children’s life experiences and ensure that they can achieve their full potential.

About the Role

In your new role you will be:

  • Supporting the Manager in providing a high quality sustainable child care provision
  • Safeguarding children and staff through effective implementation of policy, procedure and practice
  • Supporting the manager to implement EYFS
  • Leading on an area of the nursery i.e. baby room
  • Responsible for Managers role in their absence
  • Responsible for line management and effective deployment of staff
  • Ensuring the safeguarding of children and staff within the setting in line with internal and LSCB guidelines
  • Supporting the manager in the recruitment, induction and performance management of staff.
  • Maintaining records that fulfil Ofsted requirements as laid out in the EYFS and all other administrative duties associated with the childcare provision
  • Responsible for the management of the nursery in the absence of the manager
  • Working with parents and outside agencies to ensure children are able to reach their potential

In return for your commitment we offer the opportunity to join an open, supportive and tight knit organisation. Our fantastic work stems from our caring, family culture, which is at the heart of everything we do. We are an ambitious, inclusive team where voices are heard.

Closing Date: 13th October 2017

Interview Date: 23rd October 2017

Children’s Links recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect, regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Early Years EducatorApplication Deadline: 16th October 2017

Are you passionate about outcomes for Children and their families?

Here is your chance to be part of one of our existing childcare teams and help make a difference.

We have the following exciting job opportunity available!

Role: Early Years Educator – maternity cover

Location: Maple Vue Nursery, Aldershot

Contract type: Fixed term until August 2018

Hours: 37 hours per week

About Children’s Links

This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and progress your career with a national charity that have been providing amazing services to children and families since 1993.

Children’s Links is a progressive and innovative national charity that works with children, young people, families, communities and other children’s sector professionals to improve the quality of children’s life experiences and ensure that they can achieve their full potential.

About the Role

In your new role you will be:

  • To ensure outcomes for children through the delivery of the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • To maintain records that fulfil Ofsted requirements as laid out in the EYFS
  • To provide opportunities through well resourced environments for children to learn and explore.
  • Ensure the safeguarding of children and staff within the setting in line with internal and LSCB guidelines
  • To work with parents and outside agencies to ensure children are able to reach their potential

Please familiarise yourself with the full job description for this post by visiting our website www.childrenslinks.org.uk before applying.

In return for your commitment we offer the opportunity to join an open, supportive and tight knit organisation. Our fantastic work stems from our caring, family culture, which is at the heart of everything we do. We are an ambitious, inclusive team where voices are heard.

Closing Date: 16th October 2017

Interview Date: 23rd and 24th October 2017

Children’s Links recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect, regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Room LeaderApplication Deadline: 4th December 2017

Are you passionate about outcomes for Children and their families?

Here is your chance to be part of one of our existing childcare teams and help make a difference.

We have the following exciting job opportunity available!

Role: Room Leader

Location: Little Wings Nursery, Hook

Contract type: Maternity cover until October 2018

Hours: 37 hours per week


About Children’s Links

This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and progress your career with a national charity that have been providing amazing services to children and families since 1993.

Children’s Links is a progressive and innovative national charity that works with children, young people, families, communities and other children’s sector professionals to improve the quality of children’s life experiences and ensure that they can achieve their full potential.

About the Role

In your new role you will be:

  • Supervising an area of the nursery as defined by the Nursery Manager in response to the specific needs of the nursery at the time
  • Acting up to the role of Deputy in the Manager’s absence
  • Supervising, monitoring and instructing staff working in a particular area
  • Ensuring the safeguarding of children and staff within the setting in line with internal and LSCB guidelines
  • Maintaining records that fulfil Ofsted requirements as laid out in the EYFS and all other administrative duties associated with the childcare provision
  • Leading on planning of EYFS in a particular area
  • Working with parents and outside agencies to ensure children are able to reach their potential
  • Responsible for the management of the nursery in the absence of the Manager/Deputy Manager

In return for your commitment we offer the opportunity to join an open, supportive and tight knit organisation. Our fantastic work stems from our caring, family culture, which is at the heart of everything we do. We are an ambitious, inclusive team where voices are heard.

Closing Date: 4th December 2017

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Children’s Links recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect, regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Early Years EducatorApplication Deadline: 5pm 12th September 2017

Are you passionate about outcomes for Children and their families?

Here is your chance to be part of one of our existing childcare teams and help make a difference.

We have the following exciting job opportunity available!

Role: Early Years Educator

Location: Little Explorers Nursery, Grantham

Contract type: Fixed term until end of July 2018, term time only

Hours: 16 hours per week

About Children’s Links

This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and progress your career with a national charity that have been providing amazing services to children and families since 1993.

Children’s Links is a progressive and innovative national charity that works with children, young people, families, communities and other children’s sector professionals to improve the quality of children’s life experiences and ensure that they can achieve their full potential.

About the Role

In your new role you will be:

  • Maintaining records that fulfil Ofsted requirements as laid out in the EYFS
  • Providing opportunities through well-resourced environments for children to learn and explore.
  • Ensuring the safeguarding of children and staff within the setting in line with internal and LSCB guidelines
  • Working with parents and outside agencies to ensure children are able to reach their potential

Please familiarise yourself with the full job description for this post by visiting our website www.childrenslinks.org.uk before applying.

In return for your commitment we offer the opportunity to join an open, supportive and tight knit organisation. Our fantastic work stems from our caring, family culture, which is at the heart of everything we do. We are an ambitious, inclusive team where voices are heard.

Closing Date: 5pm 12th September 2017

Interview Date: 18th September 2017


Children’s Links recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect, regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Early Years EducatorApplication Deadline: ongoing

Are you passionate about outcomes for Children and their families?

Here is your chance to be part of one of our existing childcare teams and help make a difference.

We have the following exciting job opportunity available!

Role: Early Years Educator

Location: Little Explorers Nursery, Grantham

Contract type: Bank staff

Hours: Zero hours

About Children’s Links

This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and progress your career with a national charity that have been providing amazing services to children and families since 1993.

Children’s Links is a progressive and innovative national charity that works with children, young people, families, communities and other children’s sector professionals to improve the quality of children’s life experiences and ensure that they can achieve their full potential.

About the Role

In your new role you will be:

  • Assisting in the day to day running of the childcare provision
  • Working as part of a team to ensure the delivery of a high quality childcare setting
  • Supporting staff in maintaining accurate, up to date records that fulfil Ofsted and all legal requirements as laid out in the EYFS and all other administrative duties
  • Providing high quality care and education for all children who attend
  • Ensuring safety and welfare of children

In return for your commitment we offer the opportunity to join an open, supportive and tight knit organisation. Our fantastic work stems from our caring, family culture, which is at the heart of everything we do. We are an ambitious, inclusive team where voices are heard.

Deadline: Ongoing

Interview Date: to be confirmed

Children’s Links recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect, regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.