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Join Our Children's Centre Team!

Children's Centre Support Worker x5

Job description

30 hours per week, permanent (based within East) x2

30 hours per week, permanent (based within North) x2

20.5 hours per week, permanent (based within North) x1



BG5: £23,114 - £23,500 pro rata

Application closing date


Bristol Children's Centres are a unique place for children and families, offering many varied opportunities for young children and their parents to learn and develop and reach the best possible outcomes.


If you are committed to supporting families and children, want to make a difference and want to work in a quality family environment then this is a good opportunity to demonstrate your skills and ability.

The role will involve working with the Family Support team and other multi agency professional partners, to meet the needs of individuals, the communities and local priorities.  


Your days will be varied. You may support in a under 5 Baby Hub in the morning and facilitate a parent and child group in the afternoon, signposting a family for further support and offering a listening ear.


You will be confident in working as part of a busy team providing a universal and targeted service and have experience of multi-agency partnership work. You will receive regular supervision. You will also promote good equalities practice and value diversity across the service, and share our commitment to safeguarding the welfare of families.

Please note that this role is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.


Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation. For the majority of our roles hybrid working arrangements are available, giving teams the opportunity to work in a way that suits them, balancing service need and individual choice - mixing both home and office working.

Join us and you’ll receive an excellent rewards package including flexible working, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition, you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

How do I apply?

If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please select the apply button below.

To be shortlisted for interview you’ll need to demonstrate how you meet each of the essential criteria in the Person Specification within the Further Information section of your application. On occasion we will receive high numbers of applications, we may then shortlist against the desirable criteria along with the essential criteria, so if you can, please demonstrate how you meet this in your application.

It is Bristol City Council’s practice to request references for candidates that have been offered a job. However, if you are applying for a job that requires a Disclosure and Barring Service check then we will request your references once you have been invited to an interview.


For permanent Bristol City Council employees, this post will be a secondment.

For employees who are currently on a fixed term contract with Bristol City Council, the secondment must not extend beyond the end of the fixed term period to ensure there is a substantive post to return to.

If you are currently a casual worker or a member of an employment agency (currently working with Bristol City Council) this post will be a fixed term contract.


If you would like further information please contact Lucy Hudd for East on 0117 3532899, or email, or for North.


At Bristol City Council, we value having a workforce as diverse as the city we serve. We therefore welcome, develop and promote people from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applications from Young people, Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic, Disabled and LGBTQ+ candidates who are currently under-represented within this Service of Bristol City Council. Appointments will be made on merit.

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