Programme Manager, part time, 4-5 days per week, term time

Twickenham office with some home working
£40,000- £50,000 pro rata
01 Jan 2021
31 Jan 2021

The School & Family Works (“SFW”) is a dynamic and expanding organisation which provides multi-family group therapy in primary schools in areas of high deprivation. Our vision is to increase the wellbeing of family members and to help their children succeed in school.  Our key service (which is known as Family Group) takes a holistic approach involving children, parents, school staff and our therapists. Together, we identify and break through cycles which may have been repeated from generation to generation. Come and join us!

This is an exciting and new senior post based in West London and the person concerned will play a key role in project managing a key programme delivering Family Groups in a range of West London schools. Reporting to the CEO and working closely with the Senior Team, you will have significant experience managing projects and have a background in mental health services, social services or the education sector.

What are we looking for? Someone:

  • with strong project management skills and the ability to motivate, guide and develop project staff
  • who has significant experience supporting disadvantaged children and working with other agencies to achieve positive outcomes with families
  • who has previously worked closely with therapists. A professional therapy qualification is desirable but not essential
  • with presence who will have credibility with senior school staff, parents and a range of funders
  • who has connections and can make connections easily
  • who is a self starter who can gets things done
  • who is positive, enthusiastic and a good team player

Why should you join SFW? Because:

  • we transform lives. There is tremendous job satisfaction through enabling children and parents to help themselves to increase their wellbeing, improve relationships and fulfil their potential
  • this job is flexible. We need someone to work up to five days a week during the school terms but we can be more flexible in the holidays. The exact time commitment can be agreed between us
  • the financial rewards are competitive. We offer a salary in the range £40,000- 50,000 per annum for a full time worker and the company will match your pension contributions (currently up to 5% of salary)
  • being a key member of a small team is fun   

SFW is fully committed to safeguarding.  Please note that all our roles require an enhanced DBS check.

SFW is committed to delivering an excellent service to families, schools, communities and staff that respects the diversity of their lives including race, gender, ethnicity, ability, sexuality and faith.  The post holder will need to demonstrate this in all aspects of their work.

Please see the full job description below and apply with your CV and covering letter demonstrating how you meet the requirements for the role.  

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