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About KIDS

KIDS is a national charity which has been supporting disabled children, young people and their families since 1970.
 
We work with children, irrespective of their disability, from birth through to 25 years.  Each year we support over 15,000 disabled children, offer over 120 different services and work with about 80 Local Authorities across England.
 
We are passionate, caring and trusted and our vision is a world in which all disabled children and young people realise their aspirations.  We offer support and practical help for families, every step of the way.

About The Role

As a senior practitioner you will be delivering a Portage-based home visiting early intervention service to children under 5 with special educational needs or disabilities, and assisting with the running of two Developmental stay and play sessions in Camden.

 
Key responsibilities include:
  • Building partnerships with parents
  • Making regular weekly visits to family homes
  • Working with the Coordinator or another member of the team run a weekly Portage group
  • Managing own case work
  • Setting our intervention plans to include – weekly activities, reviewing progress and producing relevant written reports
Please note this a part time role 24 hours per week
 
All interview will be held in the first two weeks of September

For more information:

Contact Karen Rodrigues-Ayers

[email protected]

 

About You

This is a senior role and ideally you will have experience of working in the early years sector and have relevant qualifications of NVQ 3 or equivalent .  An understanding of the Portage method is desirable.
You will have experience of working with parents and multi agency professionals and working with children who have disabilities or developmental concerns. Have an understanding of learning though play and current safeguarding processes.