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Who we’re looking for

At Family Futures our staff are our best asset. We recruit people who have a passion for working with people and are experts in what they do.

See our current opportunities here.

We look for people who want to be part of a service that is innovative, creative and constantly striving to do better. If this sounds like you and you want to join our team to deliver this service, we’d love to hear from you.

What we’re about

We are a small, not-for-profit organisation but our work has a huge impact on the lives of the children and families we work with. Recognising our staff give their best, we offer great Employee benefits, an inquiring learning culture and a strong sense of togetherness. See what our staff say about working here.

                  

We celebrate birthdays and achievements and we meet regularly to share information and ideas, with training and a bring-a-dish lunch being an important part of our monthly team meetings. Recognising that our work here can be demanding, we encourage the health and wellbeing of our staff with free yoga, sessions in mindfulness and somatic experiencing and free daily lunch.

This is just a glimpse of what we offer and why we think Family Futures is a great place to work.

Could you join our team?

Education & Professional Development Coordinator

We are looking to recruit an Education & Professional Development Coordinator who would be responsible for the efficient and effective running of Family Futures’ Education & Professional Development programme. This programme involves international trainers and speakers as well staff from Family Futures providing a rich mix of professional skills. Our training programme is designed for psychologists, social workers, teachers and members of the medical profession who are working in the field of caring for traumatised children and supporting substitute families.

Family Futures is an adoption and adoption support agency awarded an outstanding rating by OFSTED at our last inspection in 2016. We have a reputation for innovation and offer a high quality service – an integrated multi-disciplinary, assessment, treatment and family-finding service for children who are traumatised or have attachment difficulties.

We are looking for someone:

  • Who has a background in training and staff development in the private or voluntary sector
  • Who has experience of marketing and event management
  • Who is dynamic, creative and self-motivated
  • Who has exceptional organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Who is highly proactive
  • Who possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Who has excellent numeracy and literacy skills
  • Who is good with technology and has a willingness to learn.

This is a wonderful opportunity for someone who wants to help a team of professionals who are helping traumatised children and their families improve the quality of the service they are receiving.

Application forms can be obtained from Claire Ashby, HR Assistant, hr@familyfutures.co.uk or by telephoning 020 7354 4161.

Salary Scale: £25 000 – £30 000 per annum pro rata

Hours: Part-time 22.5 hrs per week. Flexibility will be required when training events are being run and some full days will be required.

Closing date for applications is midnight Friday 13th July 2018 with interviews taking place on Thursday 16th August.

 

 

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