Watford, Hertfordshire (On-site)
£27,514 per year
Permanent, Part-time, 24 -30 hours per week
Job description

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 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 face to face with families
  • Good knowledge of safeguarding and child protection procedures
  • Experience of recruiting, training and managing volunteers
  • Skilled at delivering training
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, experienced at working with a wide variety of people
  • Good IT skills, with experience of managing electronic records
  • Ability to work on 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.  Occasional weekend work required. As we support families across Watford, Three Rivers and Hertsmere - the use of own car is essential (expenses will be paid)

Closing Date:  Friday 5th August, 5pm

Interviews will take place - TBC 

Appointment is subject to satisfactory references and DBS (formerly CRB)

Home-Start Watford and Three Rivers is committed to equality of opportunity and diversity.

 

Application Instructions

Please contact the Home-Start Office for an application pack or to have an informal discussion.

More about Home-Start Watford and Three Rivers

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Posted on: 01 July 2022
Closed date: 31 July 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: Volunteer Coordinator
Tags: Social Care/Development, Volunteer Management

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