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Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead
Children’s Centre Programme Manager
£37,580 - £41,045 pa, pro rata
Part-time, 30 hours per week • Fixed-term until end of March 2014
We are looking for an experienced Manager to take responsibility for our Children’s Centres delivery and the strategic forward planning, and to
performance manage the programme ensuring both local and national objectives are met.
The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead provide children’s centre services across the area through a Hub and Spoke delivery model. There
are 3 hubs: Maidenhead, Windsor and Datchet/South Ascot, each managed by a Centre Co-ordinator and a team of Support Workers.
RBWM Children’s Centres have been offering support for families and young children since 2007 and are an embedded part of the borough’s early
intervention and prevention strategy for all families and children, and are focused on those facing additional challenges.
You will need to be able to plan, organise and implement effective service and business management systems, including budgets and prioritising
use of resources, developing policies and operational procedures. You will be responsible for an overall budget of £800K.
As an excellent communicator you will be able to bring together key stakeholders across a range of backgrounds to work towards shared outcomes for families and children through our network of centres. In addition you must have a thorough understanding of children’s safeguarding and current legislation, and be clear about how this impacts upon all areas of the Children’s Centres programme. You must be confident in supporting the Children’s Centres when making decisions affecting children’s
welfare and safety, and be able to prepare the centres for inspection.
The Children’s Centre Team is part of the borough’s Family Support Service and works closely with Parenting teams, Social Services, Education and
Childcare Advisory Service, Health partners and a range of private and voluntary providers.
If you think your skills meet our needs, we would like to hear from you. For more information, please call David Scott - Head of Services for Families
and Young People on 01628 796748.
Our flexible benefits…
- 28 days holiday entitlement
- flexible working options
- final salary pension scheme
- free parking
...plus many more
To apply... visit www.rbwm.gov.uk and click on ‘Jobs and Careers’ to view all our current vacancies and apply online. Alternatively, email
firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone our Recruitment Line on 01628 683888, quoting reference number EDQ102.
Please don’t send CVs, only RBWM application forms will be considered.
RBWM has the responsibility for and is committed to, safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and for ensuring that they are protected
from harm. This post is subject to an enhanced CRB.
Closing date: 2 November 2012 • Provisional interview date: 14 November 2012