HENRY team

Jobs at HENRY

Are you passionate about babies and young children having the best start in life? HENRY is an innovative and flourishing national charity that is making a real difference to the lives of young children and their families.

We post all current vacancies on this webpage. To apply for a role, please download and complete the application pack below, then email to hr@henry.org.uk. We will only use the information you provide to process your application and to produce anonymised monitoring statistics.

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Current vacancies

Service Administrator and Data Officer

£23,391 plus up to 6% pension contribution

We are seeking a Service Administrator and Data Officer to provide administrative and data support to our Best Start service in the London Borough of Waltham Forest. The service works with local partners to provide high-quality support for infant feeding, healthy weight, oral health and speech and language development in the early years. 

With excellent IT and people skills, as well as being highly organised, you will provide administrative support to ensure the smooth and safe running of these services, recruit and support admin volunteers and lead on data capture and the collation of data reports. 

Closing date for completed applications: 29 May 2018, 12 midnight

Interviews: Provisional date 12 June 2018

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Healthy Families Senior Practitioner 

£25,297 - £28,489 plus up to 6% pension contribution

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced senior practitioner to develop and deliver an exciting new service in Hackney and City of London which aims to reduce levels of obesity amongst 0-5 year olds and reduce health and social inequalities.  The service will work with local partners to provide high-quality support to families with young children as well as training for health and early

Are you passionate about creating and delivering high-quality services for families by motivating, inspiring and driving continuous improvement?  With a background in nutrition, health, child development, early years or similar, you will provide support to a small team of practitioners and volunteer mentors, plan and coordinate local HENRY services and deliver family programmes and training for health and early years professionals.

Closing date for completed applications: 4 June 2018, 12 midnight

Interviews: Provisional date 13 June 2018

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Healthy Weight Practitioner (maternity cover starting August 2018)

£23,391 - £ 26,342 plus up to 6% pension contribution

We are seeking a Healthy Weight Practitioner to join our Best Start service in the London Borough of Waltham Forest. The service works with local partners to provide high-quality support for infant feeding, healthy weight, oral health and speech and language development in the early years.  This role sits within the Healthy Weight & Oral Health Team.

You will be qualified in the area of nutrition and care passionately about supporting parents and early years providers to ensure that babies and young children get the best possible all-round start in life.  An empathic, strengths-based and partnership approach to work with mothers and their families is essential.

Closing date for completed applications: 10 June 2018, 12 midnight

Interviews: 25 June 2018

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Infant Feeding Practitioner (maternity cover starting August 2018)

£20,200 - £22,748 (pro-rata) plus up to 6% pension

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced practitioner to join our Best Start service in the London Borough of Waltham Forest. The service works with local partners to provide high-quality support for infant feeding, healthy weight, oral health and speech and language development in the early years.  This role sits within the Infant Feeding Team.

Trained in breastfeeding support, you will deliver best practice services to maximise successful breastfeeding, as well as support optimal bottle feeding. An empathic, strengths-based and partnership approach to work with mothers and their families is essential.

Closing date for completed applications: 10 June 2018, 12 midnight

Interviews: 26 June 2018

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Cooking for a Better Start Facilitators

Part-time: sessional role
£450 per 6-week programme

Cooking for a Better Start is a Better Start Bradford project delivered by HENRY. The Better Start Bradford programme is supported by the Big Lottery fund using National Lottery funding.

We are seeking highly skilled and committed practitioners to deliver an exciting new programme. Supported by the Cooking for a Better Start Coordinator you will deliver Bradford’s 6-week Cooking for a Better Start programme starting in Autumn 2018.

With extensive experience of working with families and experience of delivering HENRY or similar programmes, an empathic, strengths-based and partnership approach to family support is essential.

We are recruiting facilitators able to deliver programmes at mutually agreed times and locations in autumn 2018 and spring 2019.

Applicants are required to submit a covering letter with their application form

Closing date for completed applications: 12 June 2018, 12 midnight

Interviews: 27 June 2018

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