Manchester, Greater Manchester
£24,000 - £26,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Wythenshawe Community Initiative Ltd is a charity based at Woodhouse Park Family Centre and delivering services across Wythenshawe. The organisation was created by the hard work and determination of local residents who recognised a need for some sort of community support in the area.

We have been running for 25 years and over that time have supported over 5,000 families and created more than 50 employment opportunities for local people. You can see our work in action in a short video which can be viewed using the following link - http://bit.ly/wcivideo

We recently secured funding for a new post. The Family Support Coordinator will support vulnerable children and families in Wythenshawe, and in particular will lead the development of a new five year Lottery funded project for primary school aged children and their families. This project will help families to build resilience, encourage good mental health and improve family relationships by providing one to one support and group activities

The successful candidate will….

  • have significant experiences of working with families

  • have a strong understanding of the issues facing vulnerable families

  • be passionate about helping families overcome difficulties and increase aspirations

  • be creative in their approach to achieving this

In order to apply for this post please send us the following documents:

  • Completed Candidate Form

  • Cover letter stating why you are interested in the position and telling us why you think your skills, experience and personal qualities would make you a good candidate

  • Your CV (ensuring it covers your full work history including: Job title and main duties; Name and address of company; Start and Finish dates; Reason for leaving)

Application documents including full Job Description and Person Specification are in the Application Park which you can download below

Closing Date - Friday 3rd April

Post Funded by The National Lottery Community Fund

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Wythenshawe Community Initiative Ltd is a charity based at Woodhouse Park Family Centre and delivering services across Wythenshawe. The organis... Read more

Refreshed on: 23 April 2020
Closed date: 02 June 2020
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker