London, Greater London
Greater London
£24,500 pro rata
Contract, Part-time
Job description


Location: Southwark, London

Position: Administrator

Hours: 30 hours per week

Contract type: Fixed term initially for 1 year with a view to a permanent position

Salary: £24,500 pro-rata (inclusive of £3,470 London weighting)

Start time: ASAP

Application deadline: Tuesday 5th November (12 noon). Interviews proposed for the week beginning 11th November.

About You

You are a talented Administrator who is proactive, organised, enthusiastic and self-motivated. You are a competent and confident communicator with relevant administration experience and a flexible attitude to your role. You are looking for a role where your ability to work independently, managing all office functions will be valued; the benefits of working in a small dedicated team appeals to you.

About us

Home-Start Southwark has been providing targeted early intervention for vulnerable children and families for the past 24 years.  Our team of Coordinators recruit, train and support volunteers from the local community who help families to build on their strengths and increase their potential to make changes to improve their lives.


About the role

You will lead the operation of Home Start Southwark’s administrative systems and procedures, ensuring that they meet the needs of the charity. You will also work closely with the Director to support fundraising bids and meet reporting requirements for trusts and foundations. You will support Trustees to ensure all legal responsibilities of the charity are met.

Your knowledge, skills and behaviours:

  • Ability to work independently and with others in an open, enthusiastic and collaborative way
  • Excellent organisational, planning and communication skills, as well as confidence speaking and liaising with stakeholders
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work with databases and personal information in line with GDPR
  • Being accountable and responsible, always doing what you say you will do to the best of your ability
  • Demonstrates determination, resourcefulness and purpose to deliver the best results for Home – Start Southwark and our community

Our ambition is to continue to develop outstanding services that meet the needs of our community; if you want to be part of our future, we would love to meet you to discuss this further.   For an informal discussion: please call 020 773 77720 and ask to speak to Cheryl Rhodes or Sandra Powell.

To find out more about this role: Please see the full job description attached.

To find out more about Home-Start Southwark: Please visit our website

To apply, please send your CV and a covering lettering saying how you are suited to the role to  or by post (Home-Start Southwark, Albrighton Community Centre, 37 Albrighton Road, London SE22 8AH).  No agencies

Home-Start is committed to safe recruitment as an important part of safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults. Home-Start is committed to Equal Opportunities.

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Refreshed on: 29 October 2019
Closed date: 05 November 2019
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