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We are a small and dynamic team at Home-Start Barnet, Brent, Enfield and Harrow, and from time to time we advertise for roles in the organisation. 

If there are any vacancies open (for both staff and trustees), they will be listed below. 

If we do not have any roles available, we would always welcome more voluntary support. You can find out more about volunteering with us here.

Office Administator

Salary:
£23,406 FTE (actual £13,375)

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You are advised to read the Job Description, Person Specification and Guidance Notes before completing the application form.

Job Description

The Office Administrator has a pivotal role in the co-ordination and implementation of office procedures. The post holder will be the first point of contact for external stakeholders, while providing core administrative support to the organisation and its projects.

Key responsibilities:

  • To provide a warm, friendly and professional welcome to all callers and visitors and direct them accordingly
  • Handle incoming communications including telephone calls, emails and letters; responding to queries as appropriate or taking messages and follow up as required
  • Provide central administrative support to the charity, such as meeting and hospitality arrangements, room bookings and setting up
  • Make sure that office equipment, furniture and general environment is kept organised and tidy
  • Coordinate and oversee external room bookings to include overseeing the administration and room set up
  • Assist with the provision of HR administrative support, including but not limited to DBS applications, setting up and maintaining staff files and updating Bright HR
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times and ensure that the office environment is conducive to data protection
  • Provide administrative support for ad hoc events, trips and activities
  • Accurate minute taking at trustee board meetings, team meetings and AGM
Hours: 20 hours per week, over five days
Location: Office-based
Duration: Fixed-term for six months
Closing date: Friday, 22 October 2021

Head of Family Services

Salary:
£43,860 (plus 5% employer’s pension contribution)

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You are advised to read the Job Description, Person Specification and Guidance Notes before completing the application form.

Job Description

An exciting opportunity to directly shape and influence the future of family services at one of the largest Home-Starts in the UK. We are recruiting for a dynamic and innovative Head of Family Services.

Home-Start Barnet, Brent, Enfield & Harrow (BBEH) is committed to promoting the welfare of families with young children to ensure that they have the best start in life. Our team of volunteers support families experiencing difficulties by visiting them regularly in their own homes and offering them friendship, emotional and practical help.

This is an exciting time for the charity as we implement a new and ambitious strategic plan for 2021-24. As a key member of the senior management team, the Head of Family Services (HFS) will play a pivotal role in the execution of this plan. They will support the CEO to embed the new organisational structure, and ensure that their team is empowered to support more children and families across a wider geographical reach.

The HFS will implement systems and procedures designed to promote positive outcomes for the children and families we support. To do this, the HFS will manage a growing team of staff ensuring that the charity’s services are delivered efficiently and effectively whilst operating in accordance with Home-Start’s core values.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Service Management and Reporting
  • Safeguarding and Compliance
  • Business Development and Partnerships

For an informal chat about the role or further information, email CEO Guljabeen at guljabeen@homestartbarnet.org. The closing date for this post is Sunday 3rd October, at 11.59pm. 

Family Support Coordinator

Salary:

£29,517 FTE (+ 5% employer’s pension contribution)

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You are advised to read the Job Description, Person Specification and Guidance Notes before completing the application form.

Job Description

Home-Start Barnet, Brent, Enfield and Harrow (BBEH) is committed to promoting the welfare of families with young children to ensure that they have the best start in life. Our team of volunteers support families experiencing difficulties by visiting them regularly in their own homes and offering them friendship, emotional and practical help.

We are recruiting 2 x Family Support Coordinators: a Family Health Coordinator and a Floating Support Coordinator

1 x Family Health Coordinator (21 hours)

The Family Health Coordinator will deliver a volunteer-led home-visiting service and related activities to families in the London Borough of Barnet. The post holder will ensure that Home-Start BBEH provides targeted, specialised support to families with children aged 0-19, who have multiple and complex needs. The post carries a high level of responsibility in ensuring that we offer a quality service to families through our team of trained volunteers.

The postholder will follow a “Whole Family Approach” to assess the needs and strengths of the referred child or young person and help them identify individual goals to achieve desired change. They will be required to design, deliver and evaluate interventions which aim to improve mental health and well-being, build on existing strengths and increase levels of resilience

1x Floating Support Coordinator (21 hours)

The Family Support Coordinator will work with families across London Boroughs of Brent, Barnet, Enfield and Harrow, supporting the organisation across all its projects. This is an interesting and varied role, as it is an opportunity to develop experience in perinatal support, early years and families facing more complex issues. As with all Coordinators, the postholder will manage a family caseload and will supervise a team of home-visiting volunteers.

For an informal chat about the role or further information, email CEO Guljabeen at guljabeen@homestartbarnet.org. The closing date for this post is Wednesday 22nd September, at 11.59pm. 

Operations Manager

Salary:
£34,209 (plus 5% employer’s pension contribution)

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You are advised to read the Job Description, Person Specification and Guidance Notes before completing the application form.

Job Description

The Operations Manager has a pivotal role in organisation. They have overall responsibility for ensuring that the charity’s internal processes are fit for purpose, that the organisation’s office space meets our service requirements, and for creating the best working environment for our staff, volunteers, trustees, and – ultimately – the families we support.

As part of the Management Team, they also have a strategic role to provide the infrastructure and support needed to enable the organisation to meet its charitable objectives.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support the growth and development of the organisation by contributing to strategy and policy formulation in support of the CEO and Management Team
  • Assist the CEO with planning, budgeting and developing the organisation
  • Oversee staff recruitment processes, including advertising, managing applications, obtaining references and DBS checks
  • Maintain reporting schedules and ensure that data collection systems meet the needs of current funding contracts and reporting requirements

For an informal chat about the role or further information, email the CEO Guljabeen at guljabeen@homestartbarnet.org. The closing date for this post is Sunday 19th September, at 11.59pm.