Service Co-ordinator

Job Ref: 1643
Sector: Public Sector / Social Care
Job Type: Contract
Date Added: 27 March 2019
  • Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, England Knaresborough North Yorkshire GBR HG5 9AY
  • £20,100 per Annum
  • Moni Ali
  • 07741742249

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We are one of the designated provider of the CAFCASS Separated Parents Information Programme. Our courses are ran across the country, this post will be to co-ordinate programmes in Teesside, Knaresborough, Scarborough Selby and Bradford.

As well as helping parents handle the challenges of life after separation, the programme seeks to enable parents to consider situations from their child's perspective, and provides advice and support on how to help children who are in this situation.

Most parents attending SPIPs have been referred by the court and are funded by CAFCASS. We are also able to offer programmes to parents who are not in court proceedings (who pay privately to attend).

About the role

How will you make a difference?

Separated Parents Information Programmes (SPIPs) help parents handle the challenges of parenting after separation.

What you will need:

  • Knowledge and experience of the challenges faced by children whose parents are being separated parents.
  • Experience of working in partnership with agencies to support children and young people, working in a multi-agency setting.
  • Experience of planning and delivering programmes
  • Previous management experience / training including service development and the support and supervision of staff.
  • Experience in delivering programme to parents
  • Prior experience of risk management and safeguarding.
  • Ability to demonstrate good communication skills both written and verbal in a variety of settings including service users and partner agencies
  • Ability to manage varied workload demands and to set deadline
  • Sound IT skills, written and verbal skills and demonstrated confidence with e-recording systems.
  • Confidence

What are the rewards?

  • 29 days' holiday plus public/bank holidays (Pro rata)
  • Flexible working
  • Season ticket travel loans
  • Company pension scheme (up to 7% match)
  • Discounts at major high street retailers

Plus, there's a lot more besides.

How does Action for Children work?

Action for Children does what's right, does what's needed and does what works for children across the UK. Every year, our team changes the lives of 301,000 children, young people and their families - but for every child who needs help to get help, there's plenty more to do. That's where you come in.

This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference to vulnerable children's lives and to build a fulfilling and meaningful career with a leading UK children's charity.

What are you waiting for? Apply now!

For more information on this role please email Moni at and quote reference 1643

Interviews will take place on the 15th April 2019.

We are committed to safer recruitment practices to protect our service users, therefore all applicants are expected to have an understanding of and commitment to safeguarding best-practice.

Action for Children is passionate about promoting equality, valuing diversity and working inclusively. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons particularly people with Disabilities and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as these groups are currently under-represented in our workforce.

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