Website Home Start Greenwich

Would you like to work for a charity that exists to see that every parent has the support they need to give their children the best possible start in life? 

Job Title Families & Children Support Manager
Salary £circa 40,000 pa dependent on experience
Job Type Permanent
Hours Full time, 35 hours pw (flexible options available)
Location This role requires presence across all seven HSG centres – we have built in flexibility such that 1-2 days can be worked remotely and we are also happy to consider other flexible arrangements e.g. a 4 day week.
Benefits Excellent benefits package – please see the candidate info pack for details

Home-Start Greenwich (HSG) has been providing care for families since 1993. Our organisation is part of a national network providing a place of care and refuge for families facing loneliness, hardship, or parenting challenges.

We are supporting families to protect their most valuable assets, their children. Childhood doesn’t wait and we aspire that for the thousands of children under five in Greenwich, access to our support and services will be simple.

Families & Children Support Manager role

At Home Start Greenwich we know our people are our most precious resource.  We have a strong and committed team of experienced and enthusiastic staff members. They provide support, expertise and go above and beyond their duties to make sure the needs of the families in our local community are met.  In particular, the Early Help Wellbeing team that this role leads have built a strong reputation as a highly experienced, friendly and competent team.

The Families & Children Support Manager is responsible for leading the day-to-day operation of the Early Help Well Being Team. This post is fundamental to the Integrated Working and Early Intervention part of the “Start Well“ contract and requires closely working with Health Visitors, the promotion of Well Being and the safeguarding of children and families in the Central Area Children’s Centres to successfully improving their outcomes.

It is important that candidates understand the complexity of family support and the challenges that high need clients face including mental & physical health, loneliness & isolation, financial hardship. Expertise in planning, developing and delivering services that provide early help support to families is essential.

Please download the candidate information pack for further information on the role description and person specification before you apply. 

Download candidate Information Pack


Home-Start Greenwich is committed to the 2010 Equality Act and 1998 Human Rights Act by developing an organisational culture that respects equality and human rights and welcomes and values difference in all aspects of its work.  A commitment to equal opportunities and the fundamental rights of individuals is at the heart of our work.

How to apply?

Eastside Primetimers is supporting us in recruiting for this role. Application is by CV and a covering letter which should indicate why you are interested in applying for the role and how you meet the essential requirements of the role.

Please send this to Paul Venning, If you would like a call to discuss the role in more detail, please email Paul to arrange a convenient time.

We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability and potential; please contact us on the above email, if you require any assistance or adjustment so that we can help with making the application process work for you.

The closing date for applications is Fri 16th December 2022 and shortlisting telephone or online interviews will take place on an ongoing basis so please send your application in as early as possible.

To apply for this job email your details to

Eastside Primetimers