Work at York CVS

Relief Childcare Practitioners

Relief Staff – Childcare Practitioners

£8.25 per hour (Living Wage Foundation)


Variable hours per week available

We are currently recruiting relief Childcare Practitioners at our nursery; based at the Priory Street Centre, located in York City Centre. The suitable candidate will be qualified to Level 3 or above.

We are looking for someone who will:

  • be reliable, flexible, enthusiastic and committed to working cooperatively with the whole staff team.
  • demonstrate best practice, initiative and creativity, ensuring a high standard of quality childcare and education at all times.
  • interact effectively with all the children through play and learning experiences.
  • work in positive partnership with nursery children, their families and outside agencies.

For further details and how to apply visit

For an informal discussion about the roles available before making an application and/or details on how to apply, please contact Lisa Egginton, Nursery Manager or Lucy Hollins (Deputy Manager) on 01904 683822 or email


Relief Childcare Practitioner JD-PS April 2017



Interviews: TBC

Ways to Wellbeing (Social Prescribing) Link Worker

 Salary:                       SCP 29 £24,417 per annum pro rata

 Hours:                      25 hours per week  

 Duration:                 15 months initially

 Location:                  York CVS and agreed primary care/community settings in York

 Reporting to:           Lead Practitioner

 Main Purpose of Job:

We are delighted to offer two new roles in the voluntary sector to develop Ways to Wellbeing social prescribing in York.

Ways to Wellbeing is York CVS version of social prescribing in York. We have been running as a small pilot for 18 months. Our evaluation tells us that: 80% of people who accessed our service experienced a greater sense of wellbeing, 75% of people experienced an improvement in confidence. There has been a 30% decrease in GP appointments for the people we have worked with.

These roles will make an important contribution to scaling up this innovative service. We are looking to recruit two link workers responsible for delivering the service in new geographical areas of York. This will involve developing partnerships with both existing and new primary care and voluntary sector partners.

Do you relish new challenges? Do you really enjoy working with people and understanding what matters to them? Are you passionate about working collaboratively and social inclusion? Do you want to make a difference to your local community and help grow people focussed support?  If so, we would love to hear from you!

In return, we can offer, regular support including clinical supervision, benefits including; pension, generous annual leave and access to our Simply Health scheme after 6 months service.

The role will be place based in the community setting and at York CVS.  To discuss this exciting opportunity please contact:

Jasmine Howard T: 01904 621133  /07484 074655 or email .

Closing date:           6 December 2017 (12 noon)

Interview dates:     13 December 2017.

W2W Link Worker JD and person spec

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