Care & Social Care
Family Support Manager
Salary: £31,232 - £33,000 pro rata
Hours: 20 to 35 hours a week, negotiable
Contract: Initially one year with the possibility to extend
Markfield was established in 1979 by parents of disabled children, whose vision was to create an inclusive place for disabled and non-disabled children to play. Markfield became a charity and limited company in 1983. A Victorian pump house in Tottenham was refurbished to create a unique community centre, opened by Diana Princess of Wales in 1986.
This is an opportunity to join an experienced and supportive team at a dynamic and well-respected Tottenham-based charity. Markfield is an inclusive community hub where people can play, socialize and get information and support.
We are looking to recruit a committed and energetic person as Family Support Manager to manage and develop the work of the Markfield Family Support Team. This role holds responsibility for the management of the staff and budget for the whole team, involvement in planning the strategic development of Markfield family support services, as well as undertaking some direct service delivery.
This is a dynamic and varied role, you will need an understanding of the needs and experience of working with disabled people and their families, knowledge of Local Authority procedures and Safeguarding legislation and the ability to lead and manage a team which runs a diverse range of projects, reporting to several different funders.
This role requires to work some Saturdays (1 or 2 per month).
We offer 25 days a year pro rata, rising to 30 days pro rata after three years’ service as well as a 5% contributory pension scheme.
Please fill out the attached application form and return to us before the closing date.
Closing date: Sunday 22nd February 2023.
Interviews: Thursday 26th February 2023.
Successful applicants will be required to provide references and undertake a criminal record (DBS) check.