Child Health Community Champions Lead

Every Parent & Child

(Please note: Due to unsuccessful appointments this job has been relisted. Previous applicants need not apply.)

Post:              Child Health Community Champions Lead

Hours:                   14 per week

Contract type:        Fixed Term until 31 March 2023

Salary:                   £19,917 (FTE) plus 6% employer pension contribution

Location:               The post holder will work across the London Boroughs of Enfield and Haringey however, the primary office is based at Community House, 311 Fore Street, Edmonton N9 0PZ.

Every Parent & Child is a registered charity working for the benefit of children, young people and families in the London Borough of Enfield and surrounding areas.

The successful candidate, employed as the Child Health Community Champions Lead, will work with our delivery partners The Bridge Renewal Trust, North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust (NMUH), and other agencies to empower parents from the most deprived wards in Enfield and Haringey to increase their confidence, create networks of peer-to-peer support for parents and improve appropriate use of services across health and social care (reducing A&E visits). It will build on the pilot workshops delivered by NMUH to improve the confidence of parents through basic child health and family wellbeing workshops.

The Child Health Community Champions Lead will work across Enfield and Haringey to train and work with volunteers across the local community to become Child Health Champions. Our fantastic team of Champions will reach out to new parents and develop support groups with them. We will deliver free child health courses across Enfield and Haringey, facilitate parents to join peer support networks and develop a programme of ABC Parents sessions on family health and wellbeing while providing invaluable resources to improve community engagement.

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, motivated and a caring individual who understands community engagement and has experience of successfully managing a community project and providing group leadership.

For the full job description and to apply, please complete and return the full application which can be downloaded here

Closing date: Tuesday 7th December 2021, at 5pm

Interviews: Friday 10th December 2021 via Zoom