Battersea, Greater London
£24,000 per year, pro rata
Permanent, Part-time, 24 hours per week
Job description

This exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of Home-Start Wandsworth, a fantastic registered charity that supports families with at least one child under the age of five. We provide practical and emotional support for families in their homes through our network of trained volunteers.

Our vision is of a society where all children have the support they need from their parents for a positive, nurturing start in life and families have resilience and hope for the future.


To ensure the efficient administration of the Home-Start Wandsworth office and to provide administrative support to the employees of the organisation, and the Board of Trustees as appropriate and agreed.


Are you driven and enthusiastic? Are you empathetic? Do you have the ability to multitask and prioritise tasks? Do you have a strong affinity with the purpose and goals of Home-Start Wandsworth? If so, we would love to hear from you if:

  • Relevant experience of administrative work and information management

  • Ability to prioritise effectively

  • Ability to work in a flexible and collaborative way as part of a team

  • Excellent organisation and IT skills

  • Experience using databases and Excel to store, analyse and report information

  • Experience using online tools e.g. Google Suite, Mailchimp, SurveyMonkey, Canva and Wordpress

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with a wide variety of people

  • Effective communication skills: written, verbal and telephone

  • Commitment to apply policies and procedures on safeguarding, equal opportunities, confidentiality and data protection


This is a permanent role and will require the post-holder to work 24 hours per week, with the capacity to work additional hours (Ideally worked over 4-5 days. Arrangement of hours negotiable)

Location is currently home based due to the coronavirus situation, but with the expectation that the role will be at least partly office based (SW11) in due course.

You will have knowledge of and commitment to equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practice and knowledge of current legislation and policies relating to children and families.

Closing date for applications is: Sunday 25th April 2021

Home-Start Wandsworth is committed to equality of opportunity and works to ‘Safer Recruitment’ practices as an important part of safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults.

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Posted on: 24 March 2021
Closed date: 25 April 2021
Tags: Admin, Finance