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Admin Lead - Children's Home and Community Team

Young Futures
Working flexibly from home and/or Office in Zone 1, SE11 and Children’s Home in SW8.
£30,000 (pro-rata) + Travel + Pension + Staff Wellbeing Fund
Closing date
18 Mar 2024

Job Details

Admin Lead - Supporting Children’s Home & Community Service 
Working flexibly from home and/or Office in Zone 1, SE11 and Children’s Home in SW8. 
Salary: £30,000 (pro-rata) + Travel + Pension + Staff Wellbeing Fund 
Hours: Part-time, 3 days pw, 24hrs pw - Working from home at least 2 days pw and from the Children’s Home or Office 1 day pw.

We are looking to recruit an empathetic, highly organised, Administration Officer to lead on key services necessary for the smooth running of a Children’s Home and a small community project.

The PT position requires experience in dealing with stakeholders, strong administrative skills, and a commitment to making a difference to children and young people’s lives. Working independently, and as part of an ultra-friendly team, you will:

  • Prepare regular reports on performance.
  • Manage the company shared drive.
  • Enforce compliance with health, safety, and security.
  • QA the recording and reporting of care.
  • Handle confidential information with discretion. 

Investor in People
Young Futures is an Investors in People accredited organisation. We value the importance of determining the right strategy, keeping everyone on board, enhancing our management practices and continuously evaluating what's working or needs further improvement.

We deliver services in an increasingly competitive, rapidly changing sector with limited resources. For us, the effective development of our collective talents and career prospects is the only way we can ensure sustained growth and competitive advantage.

Salary & Benefits
We believe all staff should be paid well for work that delivers excellent services and changes the lives of young people in and leaving care.

As a result we offer:

  • Competitive Sector Salary (including options to flex working hours up or down) + Work Related Travel + Pension Contribution
  • Generous Annual Leave - 37 Days pro-rata, including Bank Holidays.
  • Wellbeing Budget (£25 per month for all staff to encourage self-care)
  • Monthly wellbeing time
  • Training and Support – online modules, group training and personal training budget
  • Line Management and Therapeutic 1:1 Supervision, and Therapeutic Group Supervision monthly
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

Inclusion and Equality
We are committed to embedding inclusive practices, promoting equality and valuing diversity in all of our activities. We understand and acknowledge the positive benefits that this commitment will bring to the young people we support, our staff and our partner organisations.

We are striving to be an employer of choice for all and take measures to ensure that Young Futures is attracting recruits from the most skilled and committed people regardless of their background. Whilst we can already be proud of some examples of excellent practice, we are not complacent and recognise that we can always do better.

For 2024-25 we have set ourselves a number of challenging but achievable targets in our new Inclusion and Equality Action Plan.

Apply by: Monday 18th March 
Interviews: 1st round online from Wednesday 20th March 
Start date: From mid/late April 2024


If you would like to find out more, please click the apply button. You will be directed to our website to complete your application for this position.

No agencies please.


Most of us can count on our families for love, support and guidance when we need it most. But young people in care have to grow up without this safety net. And at age 18, the limited support they do receive drops substantially at a really critical time.  This lack of support can leave them feeling abandoned and vulnerable and facing a future of further disadvantage.

We're here to fill that gap and to support young care-leavers on their journey into adulthood. We help them move towards practical, financial, social and emotional independence and a happier and more fulfilling future.

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