Category Archives: Recruitment

Job Opportunity!

12 months Maternity Cover: Scheme Manager

£30,335 (incl. ILW) for 28 hours a week

Home-Start Camden (HSC) is looking for an experienced Manager to take this vibrant, established, local charity forward.   The successful candidate should relish a challenge and be able to work strategically and creatively.

Experience of securing long-term, core and project funding is essential. The ability to successfully establish new projects is crucial as HSC has recently launched in a neighbouring borough. The manager will also oversee currently funded projects, run by the established staff team of seven.

The Manager has responsibility for liaison with funders, ensuring that targets are met, and policies and practices are followed and reviewed. S/he will deliver the objectives of the strategic plan, reporting to the Trustee Board.

Experience of diversifying income as well as the ability to network within the local community and further afield is required.  An understanding of the difficulties urban families and young children face and knowledge of the role of health professionals, social work, and the statutory requirements of a charity are essential.

The Manager will be forward thinking and proactive and lead the charity through the current climate of change, seeking innovative solutions, working with a supportive Board of Trustees.  This post is an exciting opportunity to make a difference.

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Job Description and Person Specification

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Application Guidance Notes

Closing date for applications is Friday 1st June at 5pm.  Please send completed applications electronically to manager@homestartcamden.org.  CVs will not be accepted.

Interviews will be held week commencing 11th June.

Appointment is subject to satisfactory references and DBS. Home-Start Camden is committed to safer recruitment practice as an important part of safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults.

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We’re recruiting!

Family Support Coordinator

36 hours a week

£29,356 pa (incl. inner London weighting)

Starting April 2018

Home-Start Camden is looking for a full-time family support coordinator to join the team.  The role will involve managing a caseload of families and assisting in the recruitment, training and support of volunteers.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Good standard of education (GCSE, NVQ level 3 or equivalent)
  • Level 3 award in education and training or equivalent, or prepared to work towards it
  • Relevant work experience
  • Knowledge and experience of Safeguarding and Child Protection   policies/procedures
  • Parenting experience and an understanding of the needs of children and families
  • Experience of delivering training
  • Experience of managing a team of volunteers
  • Good knowledge of IT and be comfortable recording and analysing data, producing reports and visuals showing progress against project targets.
  • The ability to work on their own initiative in a challenging environment
  • Be a good listener, flexible, compassionate, communicative, understanding, broad minded and perceptive

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Closing date for application is 5pm Monday 5th March. Applications will only be accepted electronically.  Please send completed application forms to manager@homestartcamden.org.  Interviews will be held on 13th March.

Appointment is subject to satisfactory references and DBS. Home-Start Camden is committed to safer recruitment practice as an important part of safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults.

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