Work for Home-Start Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre

The people at Home-Start are its most important resource. 

Current vacancies at Home-Start Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre:

Home-Start is a local community network of trained volunteers and expert support, helping families with young children through their challenging times.

Salary: £21,589 pro rata

Hours: 30 hours per week

We are there for parents when they need us the most because childhood can’t wait.

We are looking for an enthusiastic person with the ability to:

  • Receive referrals and assess needs of families
  • Introduce families to appropriate support, be that matching to a Home-Start trained volunteer or referring to an external organisation
  • Ensure support to families is reviewed at regular intervals and at the end of Home-Start support, in line with current Home-Start guidance
  • Undertake designated responsibilities to safeguard and promote children’s welfare.
  • Recruit, select, prepare, and manage suitable Home-Start volunteers
  • Match and introduce volunteers to families
  • Contribute as directed to the delivery of the Home-Start Volunteer Preparation Course in full and to a high standard to all prospective volunteers
  • Provide support, supervision, and initial and on-going training opportunities for volunteers

For further details please contact: Lesley Hoyle, Senior Coordinator at / 01253 728615

For application pack please email: Gill Roper at

We do not accept CVs.

Closing date for applications: Friday 11th December 2020 at 5pm

Interviews to be held: Week beginning 14th December 2020

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