Sure Start Children’s Centres recruiting now

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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 into 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.

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.

Current available posts – Early Years Practitioner roles

  • Early Years Practitioner Plus – Innovations Children’s Centre – 37 hours
  • Early Years Practitioner Plus – Innovations Children’s Centre – 37 hours (Maternity Cover)
  • Early Years Practitioner Plus – Innovations Children’s Centre – 25 hours
  • Early Years Practitioner Plus – Elland Children’s Centre – 25 hours
  • Early Years Practitioner Plus – Elland Children’s Centre – 37 hours (term time only)

Other available posts

  • Senior Early Years Practitioner – Kevin Pearce Children’s Centre – 37 hours
  • Senior Early Years Practitioner – Innovations – 37 hours

Closing date for these applications is 12 noon on
Friday 28th January 2022

For an application pack visit our North Halifax Partnership work support or

Please email completed applications to

Help and open day sessions

Need some support filling in your application form, or want to know about our Children’s Centre Nurseries and working for us?

Why not come along to one of our recruitment events, meet the staff, find out about the benefits of working for North Halifax Partnership. For more information, please contact Nicola Earnshaw 01484 714768 or

  • Wellholme Park Children’s centre 19th January 2022 – 4.30pm – 6.30pm
  • Innovations Children’s Centre 20th January 2022 – 5pm – 7pm

Looking forward to meeting you 😊

If you would like to come and see us in action please get in touch, details are on our website:


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.