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.

Application pack:

Current vacancies

Social Prescribing Development Worker - Leeds

Full time (37.5 hours)
Fixed term contract: 12 months from start date
£25,297 – £28,489 plus up to 6% pension contribution

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced practitioner to lead on delivery of a pilot project in partnership with Leeds City Council, Leeds Primary Care and social prescribing teams in the city. 

The project will develop and test a social prescribing model to improve diet-related child health, with a particular focus on reducing rates of obesity, constipation, dental caries and Vitamin D deficiency by reaching parents through primary care and engaging them in the evidence-based HENRY programme to help them adopt a healthier family lifestyle.

With experience of developing new health projects and an empathic, strengths-based and partnership approach to work with families, you will carry out effective consultation, work with GP practices to develop and test innovative ways of reaching marginalised families and work with partners to follow up referrals and engage families.

Full job description

Application Deadline – 12pm, Monday 16th April 2018
Interviews – 27th April 2018


Service Coordinator - Southend-on-Sea

Full time (37.5 hours)
Fixed term contract: until 31st March 2021
£25,297 - £28,489 plus up to 6% pension contribution

We have secured a new contract for three years to develop and deliver an exciting new service as part of a partnership of local organisations working together to deliver ‘A Better Start Southend’. With a focus on giving children a healthy start in life, the whole family will benefit – getting off to a good start stays with a child for a lifetime.

We are seeking an inspirational and motivated project leader with a passion for high quality to deliver this project. You will work in close partnership with a variety of organisations to create and deliver services that meet the needs of local families. Using an empathic and strengths-based approach to supporting behaviour change you will coordinate and deliver group programmes for parents and training for health and early years professionals.

Full job description

Application Deadline – 9am, Monday 30th April 2018
Interviews – Wednesday 16th May 2018

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