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North Halifax Partnership Sure Start Children’s Centres are excited to be recruiting for qualified and unqualified early years practitioners to work in our Children’s Centres in Calderdale. We have a variety of day/hours are currently available within our day care settings.

NHP Sure Start Children’s Centres have been established in Calderdale since 2014 and now have a contract in place until March 2022. They are committed to supporting communities to provide high quality learning opportunities for children and parents/carers and they are invested in developing a strong passionate staff team that work with partners to ensure the best outcomes.

We are currently recruiting staff for the following posts:-

Early Years Practitioner Plus

This post is designed to attract qualified and experienced practitioners that are passionate about helping children develop to their full potential. This role will have a lead area for the candidate to develop within the centre and within the wider team, such as speech and language, SEN, safeguarding.

Early Years Practitioner

This post is designed to attract newly qualified and unqualified staff, staff returning to childcare following a break and staff wanting to get in to this line of work. You will be working with children and their families to support them to develop and have the best start in life.

Early Years SEND Support

These posts work to an Early Years Practitioner job description and are in place to support the setting with inclusion for children with SEND. The hours and times are varied for these posts and may suit a candidate needing school hours. These posts are offered on a 12 month fixed contract from September and are generally term time only.

All of the posts have an attractive annual leave package including a period of closure at Christmas, additional leave for 5 years’ service, staff voucher incentives and 2 training days a year. There are multiple training opportunities and internal career progression routes within the different departments of the organisation.

 Posts are available at the following centres: –

Elland Children’s Centre – 01422 266197

Wellholme Children’s Centre – Brighouse – 01484 714768

Creations Children’s Centre – Pellon – 01422 434006

Innovation’s Children’s Centre – Ovenden – 01422 248222

Kevin Pearce Children’s Centre – Ovenden – 01422 252209

Ash Green Children’s Centre – Mixenden – 01422 243941

If you would like to come and see us in action please get in touch details are above and also on our website:-www.surestartchildrenscentresnhp.org.uk

Please email completed applications to recruitment@nhpltd.org.uk

North Halifax Partnership LTD is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake a DBS Check.


Workforce and Strategic Support Officer

 North Halifax Partnership Ltd

25 hours per week
£16,756 per annum based on 25 hours per week
Permanent Post

North Halifax Partnership is a community-led charity with a purpose to support individuals from cradle to grave, and to carry out activities which relieve poverty and disadvantage, promote health and wellbeing, and strengthen communities.

We deliver children’s centres and family support services; a Staying Well service to tackle loneliness and isolation; Ovenden and Mixenden Initiative help people into employment and training, provide youth activity and diversionary projects and deliver activities that make the community safer, cleaner, greener and more cohesive.

We are looking to appoint an individual with the following essential characteristics:

  • Ability to analyse and evaluate statistical information, paying attention to accuracy and detail
  • Ability to think creatively and innovatively to develop new ideas and have the vision to take the charity forward
  • Proven experience in developing quality services and leading on quality assurance of services
  • Experience in planning for work force development and procuring training courses
  • Experience of delivering training to others
  • Experience of writing and reviewing organisational policies and supporting with embedding them into practice
  • Demonstrable paid experience in working at a strategic level in supporting organisational development
  • Demonstrable Knowledge and understanding of social policy, regeneration and community development.
  • Knowledge of charities legislation

Please email completed applications to recruitment@nhpltd.org.uk

For more information about this role, please contact Tina Burke on 01422 251090

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 28th July 2021

North Halifax Partnership LTD is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake a DBS Check.


Senior Early Year’s Practitioner

Based at Wellholme Park Children’s Centre

24 hours per week

To be worked Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

 between the hours of 7.45am-5.45pm

£21,608 per annum pro rata if part time

This post is a permanent position to work 24 hours per week on a shift pattern between the hours of 7.45am-5.45pm. This is a job share post and the successful candidate will be required to meet the demands of the role working alongside the current Senior Early Years Practitioner.

You will have substantial experience of working in an Early Years’ setting and an ability to demonstrate that you have led on a key work area.

You will be expected to lead, motivate, and manage staff. To have exceptional knowledge of leading on the early year’s foundation stage curriculum and help embed the new Ofsted Early Years Inspection Framework.

We would like our senior to demonstrate commitment and passion to ensure children have an enriched learning environment to develop and flourish.

If you would like more information about the vacancy at Wellholme Park Children’s Centre please contact

Jenni Langford or Nicola Earnshaw 01484 714768.

For an application pack please visit our website www.surestartchildrenscentresnhp.org.uk.

If you have any problems please contact our Core Services team on 01422 251090.

Closing date for the post is Wednesday 28th July 2021 @ 12 noon

North Halifax Partnership LTD is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake a DBS Check.


Advanced Early Years Practitioner  

Based at Kevin Pearce Children’s Centre

37 hours per week Monday to Friday working on a rota basis

£19,196 per annum

The post will work on a rota basis between the hours of 7.45-5.45pm 5 days per week.

We are looking for a Full time Advanced Early Years Practitioner to join our team.

If you have commitment, motivation, a sense of humour and are ready to take the first step into management and want to extend your personal development, while being part of a welcoming and supportive team then this may be the opportunity for you.

If you are interested and want to know more, we encourage you to get in touch and ask us about the role, all enquiries welcome.

Contact: Leanne Hartney on 01422 252209 or Leanne.hartney@nhpltd.org.uk

For an application pack please visit our website www.surestartchildrenscentresnhp.org.uk.

If you have any problems, please contact our Core Services team on 01422 251090.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 28th July 2021

North Halifax Partnership LTD is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake a DBS Check.


 Early Years Practitioner Plus

Based at Innovations Children’s Centre

 37 hours per week

£18,424 per annum

The post will work on a rota basis between the hours of 8am-6pm 5 days per week.

We are looking for an Early Years Practitioner Plus to join our team.

This post is designed to attract qualified and experienced practitioners that are passionate about helping children develop to their full potential. This role will have a lead area for the candidate to develop within the centre and within the wider team, such as speech and language, SEN, safeguarding.

If you are interested and want to know more we encourage you to get in touch and ask us about the role, all enquiries welcome.

Contact: Gemma Turner 0n 01422 248222

For an application pack please visit our website www.surestartchildrenscentresnhp.org.uk. If you have any problems please contact our Core Services team on 01422 251090.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 28th July 2021

North Halifax Partnership LTD is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake a DBS Check.


Early Years Practitioner Plus

Based at Creations Community Children’s Centre

37 hours per week

£18,424 per annum

We currently have a vacancy for an Early Years Practitioner Plus.

This post is targeted at Level 3 qualified Early Years Practitioners, who aspire to join a busy and innovative centre.The successful applicant will have responsibilities as outlined in the Job description which includes leading on a key area of work, supporting the children’s learning with regard to their individual social, emotional, physical and intellectual needs. To help promote and maintain a warm, welcoming, safe and attractive environment for the children within the Centre and to provide high quality integrated care and education for young children. The successful applicant will have ongoing support from an allocated Line Manager.

If you have commitment, motivation and a sense of humour and want to join a strong, successful and happy team then this may be the opportunity for you.

If you would like more information about this vacancy please contact Toni Leeming on 01422 434006

For an application pack please visit our website www.surestartchildrenscentresnhp.org.uk

If you have any problems please contact our Core Services team on 01422 251090.

Closing date for the post is 12 noon on Wednesday 28th July 2021

North Halifax Partnership LTD is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake a DBS Check.


Early Years Practitioner

Based at Creations Children’s Centre

24 hours per week (Mon, Wed, Fri)

Pay scale £18,038-£18,135 per annum

Wage dependent on qualification

Pro rata for part time

Post to start 6th September 2021

We currently have a vacancy for an Early Years Practitioner (please note, where no working times are shown the post will be on a rota basis within the Centres opening hours of 8:00 am – 6:00 pm).

This post is targeted at non-qualified or newly qualified Early Years Practitioners, who aspire to join a busy and innovative centre whilst building experience and learning opportunities. The successful applicant will have responsibilities as outlined in the Job description, with ongoing support from an allocated Line Manager.

If you would like more information about this vacancy please contact Toni Leeming on 01422 434006

For an application pack please visit our website www.surestartchildrenscentresnhp.org.uk

If you have any problems please contact our Core Services team on 01422 251090.

Closing date for the post is 12 noon on Wednesday 28th July 2021

North Halifax Partnership LTD is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake a DBS Check.


 Early Year’s Practitioner

Based at Innovations Children Centre

 37 hours per week Term Time only

Shift Pattern between the hours 8am – 6pm  

Pay scale £18,038 – £18,135 per annum pro rata if part time

Wage dependent on qualification

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Innovations Children’s Centre and we are looking to recruit an Early Years Practitioner with an enthusiastic approach to work with children aged 0-5 years.

Experience of working in a day-care setting is essential.

This post is targeted at non-qualified or newly qualified Early Years Practitioners, who aspire to join a busy and innovative centre whilst building experience and learning opportunities. The successful applicant will have responsibilities as outlined in the Job description, with ongoing support from an allocated Line Manager.

If you would like more information about the vacancy at Innovations Children’s Centre please contact

Gemma Turner  on 01422 248222

For an application pack please visit our website www.surestartchildrenscentresnhp.org.uk If you have any problems please contact our Core Services team on 01422 251090

Closing date for the post is 12 noon on Wednesday 28th July 2021

North Halifax Partnership LTD is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake a DBS Check.


 Early Year’s Practitioner

Based at Innovations Children Centre

 37 hours per week

Shift Pattern between the hours 8am – 6pm  

Pay scale £18,038 – £18,135 per annum pro rata if part time

Wage dependent on qualification

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Innovations Children’s Centre and we are looking to recruit an Early Years Practitioner with an enthusiastic approach to work with children aged 0-5 years.

This post is targeted at non-qualified or newly qualified Early Years Practitioners, who aspire to join a busy and innovative centre whilst building experience and learning opportunities. The successful applicant will have responsibilities as outlined in the Job description, with ongoing support from an allocated Line Manager.

If you would like more information about the vacancy at Innovations Children’s Centre please contact

Gemma Turner  on 01422 248222

For an application pack please visit our website www.surestartchildrenscentresnhp.org.uk If you have any problems please contact our Core Services team on 01422 251090

Closing date for the post is 12 noon on Wednesday 28th July 2021

North Halifax Partnership LTD is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake a DBS Check.