Children's Services Lead

Closing Date: 05 Apr 2019

Vacancy Number: 1883

Location: Hodge Hill - B8 3QU

Salary: £28,222 to £32,233

Hours per week: 37

Position: 1

Job Description Click here to download

Spurgeons is one of the UK's leading children's charities, firmly supported by Christian beliefs and values, helping to support disadvantaged children and their families through delivering projects to support children, young people, their families and communities to find long-lasting solutions to the challenges they face.

We are passionate about the work we do and need equally committed members on our team to help us achieve those goals.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Children’s Services Lead to support the co-ordination and operational management of Family Support within Hodge Hill District, as part of Birmingham Forward Steps Early Years Health and Well Being Service.


The role involves providing leadership for all Family Support services; that secures their success and improvement, ensuring a high quality service provision for all children Under 5 and their parents/carers.


You will work proactively with all other relevant partners and promote the continuous improvement across the service to ensure the very best outcomes for children and their families; as set out in the contract requirement.


The post holder will have excellent communications skills and be confident in responding to the needs of service users and professionals contacting the service.


You will be based at Anthony Road and Dyson Children’s Centres’, however need to demonstrate a flexibility to work across the district as required. A car driver and access to a car for work purposes is desirable.


An in-depth understanding of safeguarding children and confidentiality are essential.


Please see the Job description and Person specification for further details.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people we serve. This post is subject to necessary safeguarding checks including an appropriate level DBS Disclosure.

Spurgeons is a Living Wage Employer.

Please submit your completed application form to should you wish to apply for this vacancy.

Interviews to be held Wednesday 17th April
Please note if you do not hear from us within two weeks after the closing date we are afraid that you have not been successful on this occasion.


Department: Birmingham Forward Steps

  1. Application form: Word doc

Contact Details

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NN10 9TY
01933 412412
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