Job Vacancy – Bump-Start Coordinator

£21,963 Pro Rata (16 hours per week)

Home-Start West Somerset is a voluntary organisation offering support, friendship, and practical help to parents with young children in our local community. We work with trained volunteers who visit families at home and offer them informal, confidential, and flexible support. This exciting new role is funded by the West Somerset Opportunity Area. We are seeking to recruit a dynamic and inspirational Bump-Start Coordinator for our Home-Start West Somerset team.

Bumpstart - giving your child a chanceThe Bump-Start Coordinator will deliver volunteer-led support for families living in disadvantaged rural communities through pregnancy, the birth experience and during the first year of their child’s life, to empower young families to give their children the best possible start in life. In response to development, attachment, perinatal and breastfeeding issues or other identified needs, support will be offered via outreach work or delivered from community settings.

You will have relevant previous experience and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Use of a car is essential. Post is subject to DBS check.

For a full application pack please contact us: [email protected]

Application closing date by 12 noon Tuesday, 24th July 2018
Interviews will be held on Tuesday, 7th August 2018