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Family Hub Navigator

Employer
Salford CVS
Location
Eccles, Salford
Salary
£29,777 per annum (NJC Scale Point 19)
Closing date
25 Apr 2024

Salford Family Partnership Hubs are places within local communities across Salford offering services and support for children, young people and families.

Salford is a trailblazer area and will become the national leader for the Family Hubs and Start for Life Programmes, making the quickest improvements to services and sharing learning and best practices with all local authorities in the country.

Salford CVS has been working with Salford City Council’s Early Help Team on the first and second years of the Family Hub work. Our role has been consulting with communities through the Seeds of Change Box and Wishing Tree project, engaging Voluntary, Community & Social Enterprise (VCSE) Sector organisations and volunteers. We also manage a Family Hub small grants scheme providing small grants to VCSE organisations to support them in delivering their services as part of the Family Hub partnership.

We are seeking two dedicated Family Hub Navigators to work across the city of Salford to improve the wellbeing of parents and carers in the following cohorts:

  • Young parents
  • Fathers
  • Families (communities of identity)

The Navigators will work with individuals to explore ‘what matters to them’, consider their strengths and interests, and identify an appropriate activity or service and connect them to it. The roles will be embedded within our wider Family Hub work and will link to our Wellbeing Matters Programme, which supports people to feel more connected to their community, more confident and less isolated by linking them to local groups and services.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Will enjoy working within a team of dedicated, friendly people who believe in making a difference in Salford
  • Will engage and build relationships with VCSE organisations and Family Hub teams
  • Is confident working with people using a person-centred and strengths-based approach

If that sounds like you – then we want to hear from you!

Benefits of working for Salford CVS

  • 28 days’ holiday – rising to 30 days (after five years), plus Bank Holidays (pro rata for part-time)
  • Paid sick leave – subject to terms and conditions of service
  • A compassionate approach to dependants’ leave and compassionate leave – to help deal with life’s unforeseen circumstances
  • Pension scheme – with 7% employer contribution (and 1% mandatory employee contribution)
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Membership of the Hospital Saturday Fund via an employer-subsidised scheme (optional and non-contractual)
  • RHS family membership (optional and non-contractual)
  • Development opportunities – we support and encourage our staff to progress in their careers (including formal training)
  • A supportive working culture – we respect and support one another to do the best we can

For further information and to apply, please visit our website via the Apply button.

Closing date: Noon on Thursday 25th April 2024
Interview date: Wednesday 1st May 2024

We reserve the right to review applications before the closing date should we get sufficient applications.

Please note late applications will not be accepted.

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