Part-time Family Support Co-ordinator

Home-Start Cambridgeshire is a voluntary organisation offering support, friendship and practical help to families with children under 5 in their own homes, through a team of trained volunteers.

Part-time Family Support Co-ordinator

We are recruiting a part-time Family Support Co-ordinator to work with families in South Cambs, East Cambs and Cambridge City.

Hours of work: 20 hours per week, with some flexibility about days and hours of work.

Salary: Starting salary based on a full-time (37-hour) equivalent of £22,571 per annum, actual salary £12,200, pay rise pending.

The post-holder will work within a team of Co-ordinators, together covering the majority of the county.

Duties – The key responsibilities of the role are:

  • to work with families in South Cambs, East Cambs and Cambridge City
  • to recruit, train, supervise and support a team of Home-Start family-visiting volunteers
  • to liaise with partners and attend multi-agency meetings

We are looking for a well-organised person, familiar with office systems, who can demonstrate empathy and good communication and interpersonal skills.  Experience of working with vulnerable families, parenting experience and knowledge of the voluntary sector would be advantageous. Use of own car (insured for business use) and clean driving license are required; travel expenses, other than from home to base, will be reimbursed. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

If you think you would be suited for this rewarding post, vital to the effective delivery of support services to  families with children under 5 going through difficult times, we would like to hear from you.

See our website for more information on who we are and what we do:

For an application pack, please email

Closing date:   Friday 26th August at 5pm

Interview date: Wednesday 7th September 2022




Home-Start is committed to equality of opportunity and diversity and to safer recruitment practice as an important part of safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults