Wraparound Childcare Project Officer

Job Description

Directorate: Children and Family Services

Section: Education and Family Support 

Grade: Level 9

Actual Salary: £33,945 - £36,648

Hours: 37


This advert is open to both Internal and External applicants.


This is a fixed term post for 2 years.


The Place Planning and Sufficiency Team is looking to recruit a Wrapround Childcare Project Officer to lead on the Government s Wraparound Childcare Programme for Stoke-on-Trent.


The role will involve working with partners, such as schools, childcare providers and parents to ensure that all primary age children have access to high quality before and after school care by 2026.


This is a brand-new role created to deliver this exciting but challenging project.


It will involve identifying where wrapround childcare is required in the city and developing processes for allocating funding to support the increase of places in those areas, including the development of capital projects.


You will need an understanding of legislation and statutory relating to childcare and have experience of planning, delivering and managing projects.


If you have a track record of delivering targets and working with partners then please read the job description to find out more.


Full details are available in the job description.


If you have any questions then please contact kevin.taylor@stoke.gov.uk


Please note that if an employee who is currently at risk of redundancy within the organisation applies for this vacancy their application will receive priority.  If this happens you will be advised accordingly.


Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Stoke-on-Trent City Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this - we therefore encourage applications from all sections of our community. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed together.


To Apply - please visit our website https://webrecruitment.stoke.gov.uk/wrl/ If you have any queries or want an application form in another format, please email recruitment@stoke.gov.uk or call us on 01782 238189.