Coordinator (Family and Volunteer Support)
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Coordinator (family and volunteer support)
Hours: Flexible up to 32 per week over 3/4/5 days
Salary: Starting at NJC Rate 20 (£25,991) – 22 (£27,041) p.a. + £898 Inner fringe allowance (pro-rata depending on experience)
Big lottery funded to 1st Oct 2021 – post continuation subject to funding
Home-Start is a leading family support charity, committed to promoting the welfare of families with at least one child under the age of 5. Parent volunteers offer regular support to families in their own homes, helping to prevent family crisis and breakdown. We are seeking an experienced, flexible, self-motivated person who will work with the Home-Start team, training and supervising a team of home-visiting volunteers and hold a caseload of vulnerable families needing support. The role is based in our Watford offices with travel to families and volunteers in Watford, Three Rivers and Hertsmere.
The ideal candidate will have:
- Parenting experience and an understanding of the needs of children and families
- Experience of working directly, face to face, with vulnerable families
- Good knowledge of safeguarding and child protection procedures
- Experience of working with volunteers
- Experience of delivering training together with a knowledge of IT
- The ability to work on their own initiative in a challenging environment
- A relevant qualification
Additional requirements include knowledge of the voluntary sector, excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a valid driving license. As we support families across Watford, Three Rivers and Hertsmere - the use of own car is essential (expenses will be paid)
To apply, please download the application form and supporting documents attached at the bottom of this advert. Completed applications should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than the closing date.
For more information or to discuss your application, please call the office on 01923 248010 or e-mail: email@example.com
Closing Date: 26th October 2020 – 5pm
Interviews will take place on 12th /13th November 2020
Appointment is subject to satisfactory references and DBS (formerly CRB)
Home-Start Watford and Three Rivers is committed to equality of opportunity and diversity.
Registered charity no.1108847.