Harvey Girls is a registered charity covering East Staffordshire. We offer support to families with a 0-5 year old child and specialise in support for young parents.
Harvey Girls requires a FULL TIME PROJECT FACILITATOR (37.5 hours per week)
Salary: £17,160 per annum Contract until March 31st 2014 (extension dependent on funding)
With the success of being awarded the Family Support contract for East Staffordshire we are looking for a Project Facilitator who will work within the staff team to further expand our service. As Harvey Girls/Dads 4 Dads are now seen as the leading provider for support for young parents an exciting opportunity has arisen within the team.
We seek a highly motivated individual with experience in working with young people, families and children. Applicants should have passion and drive to provide family support. This role encompasses group and one to one work with families and a friendly and non-judgemental approach is essential. The Project Facilitator will also need to liaise closely with statutory and voluntary organisations and have an understanding of the needs of young parents and their families.
We are looking for applicants who pride themselves on having excellent interpersonal, organisational, listening and time management skills. Initiative and assertiveness will also be key to your success. Applicants with enthusiasm, a real passion for the role and a willingness to learn are encouraged to apply. The role will include: Planning, running and developing group sessions for young parents meeting the needs identified. Planning, running and developing group sessions for the children meeting the Early Years Foundation Stage outcomes. Providing a family support service across East Staffordshire within the home setting. Liaising with partner agencies to offer support for clients. Managing a case load and have excellent reporting skills. Providing support to the Senior Project Coordinator. Working under own initiative, have strong leadership skills and be able to work with volunteers Having excellent communication skills being able to advise service users with signposting to appropriate services.
The hours of work are 37.5 hours a week based in Burton, and across East Staffordshire; flexible working will be required to include some evening and weekend work, where necessary. Applicants must have use of their own car at all times, for which expenses are paid. Criminal Record Disclosure (Enhanced Level) will be required.
For an application pack, contact 01283 533449 or email email@example.com
Closing Date: Midday Friday 21st June 2013
Interview Date: Wednesday 3rd July 2013
Harvey Girls East Staffordshire is committed to equal opportunities.
Funded by the Big Lottery Fund, East Staffordshire Borough Council Grant Aid, Good Neighbour and Staffordshire County Council. Registered Charity No. 1142555
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