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Family Hub Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We have the following posts available:

  • 1 Full time: South Staffs
  • 1 Full time: Cannock. 
  • 18.5 Hours: East Staffs, based in Burton. 

Staffordshire is developing a Family Hub Model delivering services support families with children 0-19 (25 with SEND), which we will operationalise 1 May 2023.  

We are recruiting Family Hub Managers in each borough of Staffordshire to, lead on and operationalise this Family Hub Model and the Early Help Strategy.  

They will be key to bringing together early help and intervention delivered by a variety of people including, children, young people and their families, Children’s Centres, Early Years settings and Schools, Health, Housing, Police, Fire and Rescue, District and Borough Councils and local voluntary and community service providers.

Main Responsibility

You will be required:

  • To manage, support and supervise a staff team ensuring the services they deliver are of good quality have identifiable outcomes and contribute to the performance indicators identified for Family Hubs.
  • To be a passionate advocate for service users’ participation and involvement
  • identify gaps and shortfalls in local provision 
  • To be innovative and enterprising
  • To coordinate and manage FIBs
  • To lead the development of a partnerships
  • To provide support, leadership and challenge to partners

The Ideal Candidate

You will have:

  • Relevant qualifications or substantial experience of working with children, young people and families and managing teams.
  • An awareness of the Family Hub Model and the Early Help Strategy.  
  • The ability to lead a multidisciplinary team in order to achieve service objectives
  • An understanding of the needs and characteristics of children, young people and their families and of local communities.
  • The ability to identify and respond appropriately to the needs of children, young people and families, managing delivery, planning, co-coordinating, and organising targeted activities to meet their identified needs of Children and Families locally. 
  • The ability to relate to, encourage and motivate staff, partners children, young people and families to form positive relationships.
  • The ability to work in partnership with families, partners and local communities in order to support sustainable change.

Interviews will take place on 9 June.  

For further information about this vacancy please contact Trandeep Sethi, Family Hub Development Lead,

About Staffordshire County Council

We are no ordinary county council:

Our Values:

The core of who we are as an organisation. Just like we all have personal values that shape our thoughts and behaviour, organisational values drive how we think and act collectively.

Our values were created and shaped by colleague feedback and national best practice and they sit at the heart of People Strategy:

We have a real sense of community spirit that brings our people together. This feeling of belonging means we are all connected to what we do and take pride in the difference we make every day for Staffordshire people. We are ambitious and our sights are set firmly on a better future.

We look forward and race ahead - that goes for your career too. 

Our benefits:

We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance. 

In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to a range of benefits.

Our recruitment process:

As an Authority we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, a Silver Award Armed Forces employer and our commitment to supporting care leavers - we offer a guaranteed interview as long as your application meets the minimum criteria for the post. 

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