Family Support Co-ordinator
Location: Ottershaw, Runnymede – with travel around the area
Hours: 25 hours a week - to be worked over 4 or 5 days
Salary: £22,809 - £25,608 FTE per annum (NJC scale point 12 - 18)
Our client is a charity committed to promoting the welfare of families with at least one child under the age of 5 in the boroughs of Woking and Runnymede
They provide one-to-one home-based support to parents and their under-5s. They also provide group sessions to support play, parenting, early learning and mental well-being. They aim to empower families, prevent family crisis and breakdown, help parents to grow in confidence, and to strengthen their relationships with their children and in the wider community.
The charity is currently seeking an experienced, self-motivated person to join their small friendly staff team, coordinating volunteer support to vulnerable families. The role will involve visiting families, training and supervising volunteers to deliver support in the family home, and working together with other professionals.
The ideal candidates will have:
- A good understanding of the needs of vulnerable families with young children
- Experience of working directly with children and families
- Knowledge of safeguarding procedures
- Experience of delivering training and support to volunteers
- A knowledge of the role of agencies providing services and support to children and families
- Good IT skills and the ability to work using your own initiative
A car driver with use of a car is essential (expenses will be paid)
A DBS check at enhanced level will be required to be undertaken.
Closing date: Monday 31st May 2021 (11.59pm)
Interview date: Wednesday 9th June 2021
TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION
Please click 'Apply' - you will receive an email from CHM Recruit containing the application pack and details on how to submit your application.
Please note, you are not applying at this stage.
Please note CVs will not be accepted.
They will only accept completed applications.
This charity is committed to equality and diversity and to safer recruitment practice as an important part of safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults.
No agencies please.