Senior Co-ordinator - Family Support Charity

based in one office (Cambridge, Ely or St Neots) with countywide travel and travel between offices
Starting salary £20,832 per annum actual (£25,694 FTE)
18 Nov 2016
05 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a unique service for families across the county: they recruit and train volunteers to support parents with young children through home visits.

Senior Co-ordinator 
They are looking for a second Senior Co-ordinator who will work in close collaboration with the current Senior Co-ordinator in developing existing services and future development across the county.

The Senior Coordinator will be based in one office (Cambridge, Ely or St Neots), but will be expected to travel to families and meetings throughout the County, as well as to the two other offices.

Hours of work: 30 hours per week, worked over 4 days each week

Salary: Starting salary for this post is £20,832 per annum, which is the pro-rata equivalent of a full-time (37-hour) salary of £25,694. The scale for this post rises in increments assuming good performance to a full-time equivalent of £29,033.

Reporting structure: The role will report to the Chair of Trustees. 
Direct reports include co-ordinators and administrative staff.

The successful candidate will take satisfaction in ensuring that the offices and operations are well managed. The majority of their time will be spent on maintaining and continuously improving operations and services, managing family caseloads and a staff team delivering effective family support, on time and to budget. A proportion of their time will be allocated to supporting ongoing delivery, evaluation and research of projects, as well as promoting the charity and supporting business development.

You will be a confident leader working as part of a Cambridgeshire wide team. Your ability to prioritise important and urgent tasks to achieve the team’s objectives is vital. To get the most out of this role you will be an enthusiastic and hardworking hands-on manager. Your desire to learn about our client's charitable organisation and the families that they support is essential.

Experience of working with vulnerable families, parenting experience and knowledge of the voluntary sector would be advantages, as would expertise in specific areas such as mental health and SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities). Use of own car (insured for business use) and clean driving license are required; reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed other than from home to office.

Our client wants to hear from you if you think you would be suited for this rewarding post.

The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing date: Midday Monday 5th December 2016
Interview date: Wednesday 14th December 2016 in the Cambridge office
Second interviews may be held on the morning of Friday 16th December in the Ely office.


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Our client is committed to equality of opportunity and diversity.

No agencies please.