Vacancy – Organiser, Family Support

Vacancy for 26 hours per week over 4 days
£22,183 -£25,991 pro rata (NJC 12-20) pro rata

Home-Start is a voluntary organisation committed to promoting the welfare of families with at least one child under 5 years of age. Volunteers offer regular support, friendship and practical help to families under stress in their own homes helping to prevent family crisis and breakdown.

Due to increased demand of our services Home-Start West Dorset, are looking to recruit an Organiser.
Responsible to the Manager he/she will work on recruiting, training, supervising and supporting a team of Home-Start volunteers. The Organiser will also need to liaise closely with statutory and voluntary organisations.
• Parenting experience and an understanding of the needs of families is an essential requirement for this post.
• Experience of working with families or volunteers would be an advantage.

The hours of work are 26 a week to be worked over 4 days, and may include some evening and weekend work. Applicants must have use of their own car, for which HMRC recommended expenses are paid. Pension scheme is available. Applicants will be required to undergo an enhanced disclosure check with the DBS.

For further details, informal enquiries and an application pack please contact: Home-Start West Dorset at
You can also access our website at

Closing date: 5pm/17:00 on Friday 17th December 2021

Interview date: Thursday 6th January 2022

Home-Start West Dorset
Dorchester Youth and Community Centre,
Kings Road,
T:01305 265072

HSWD is committed to safe recruitment practice as an important part of safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults. HSWD is committed to equal opportunities.
Registered Charity No 1122122