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We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Flexible Bank Holidays
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package
  • Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
  • A comprehensive pension scheme
  • IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network.
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  • An employee recognition scheme

About the role

Cambridgeshire County Council Early Years, Childcare and School Readiness Service.

Early Years and Childcare Business and Governance Adviser.

Salary: SO2 point 26 –28    £34834-£36648 per annum.

The post is full time (37 hours per week) and initially fixed term for 1 year.

About the role

The Early Years Business and Governance team works pro-actively with registered childcare providers to ensure they are meeting their statutory requirements regarding Ofsted, Employment, Early Years funding, and governance and management systems. The team also supports with future sustainability and extended provision. The team is not involved in supporting the quality of play and learning in childcare settings.

We are small friendly team within the wider Early Years, Childcare and School Readiness Service.

The post is full time (37 hours per week) and initially fixed term for 1 year. 

What you will be doing

You will lead on systems for guidance, administration, audit and best practice for Early Years Funding in Cambridgeshire alongside generic Early Years Business and Governance support.

The role has a flexible working pattern to support both service delivery and your home/work life balance and will involve some travel to settings, home working and office-based working from the principal base at Sunley House, Papworth Everard, Cambridge CB23 3AB with occasional travel to other Cambridgeshire County Council offices.

About you

We are seeking a skilled, organised, and experienced person qualified to Level 3 equivalent or above in Early Years and Childcare and/or Business administration/ management systems. You should also have a working knowledge and experience of a range of Early Years and childcare settings. Full details can be found in the job description and person specification. Please ensure you refer to the job description and person specification when completing your application form.

Applications close on Tuesday 30 April 2024.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 8 May 2024.

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About us

Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we believe benefits our employees, the organisation and our communities.

Visit our jobs and careers section to find out more about our wide range of learning and development opportunities; apprenticeships; our wellbeing package; staff benefits; our commitment to equality, diversity and Inclusion. 


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