Our client is a charity committed to promoting the welfare of families with at least one child under the age of 5.
Volunteers provide regular support and practical help to families under stress helping to prevent family crisis and breakdown.
This is an opportunity to work as part of a small, friendly team and take responsibility for assessing families’ needs and matching them with volunteers, training and supervising the volunteers as well as liaison with referrers and local partners.
Home Start Co-ordinator
Location: Ottershaw, Chertsey
Hours: 25 hours a week
Fixed term contract to 1st July 2020
Salary: £14,998 - £15,588 per annum - FTE £22,198 - £23,071 (NJC scale point 12 - 14)
The ideal candidate will have:
- An understanding of the needs of vulnerable families with young children
- Experience of supporting children and families
- Knowledge of safeguarding procedures
- The ability to deliver training and support to volunteers
- A knowledge of the voluntary sector
- The ability to work using your own initiative and in a small team
- Good communication and networking skills
- Experience of using IT systems
As our client support families across the Runnymede and Woking boroughs the use of own car is essential (expenses will be paid).
A DBS check at enhanced level will be required.
Closing date: 9.00 am on Monday 13th May 2019
Interview date: Tuesday 21st May 2019
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The charity is committed to equal opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults.
No agencies please.