South Business Support Co-ordinator
Who we are
Safe Families is a Christian, community based charity that seeks to empower local volunteers, predominately from the church, to engage with those most at need. We exist to create relationship and connection, offering support, hope and belonging to improve the lives of those in our communities, because everyone deserves to belong.
Working hand-in-hand with Children’s Services and local authorities, we link children, young people and families with local volunteers who can offer help and support.
Working with a large volunteer base Safe Families assists families in crisis by offering remote support, respite care to children and befriending to struggling parents and carers.
- Do you enjoy creating processes to support the effectiveness of teams?
- Do you enjoy administration to support others to be the best that they can be?
- Do you like networking and like to help to tell stories through data?
- Are you professionally curious?
The Business Support Co-ordinator is a key enabling role which supports Safe Families to grow and maintain our work across the South Region. Your responsibility will be to work alongside the regional Programme Director (PD) and Business Development Manager (BDM) to ensure the success of our funded partnerships with schools, foodbanks and local authorities, ultimately ensuring that more families are connected into relationships that bring belonging and hope.
Your role will involve you liaising with existing partners and supporting the development of relationships with new partners across areas such as Local Authorities, Education and Community. You will be following up on requests for meetings, compiling data, writing reports and supporting effective and efficient decision making. This role requires you to create processes to help the effectiveness of team.
You will ensure the smooth and efficient functioning of the 3 hub teams based in various offices across the region, enabling them to be fully supported and able to thrive. In the quieter weeks of partnerships support, you will support the referrals team with their initial assessments of families. In every communication and interaction, you will represent the values of Safe Families.
This role is ideally suited to a people person who loves building and maintaining relationships with lots of different people, someone who enjoys a busy work environment, who naturally develops efficient working systems and can juggle competing priorities with ease.
How to Apply
If you are interested in this role then we would love to hear from you!
For more information and to apply go to https://safefamilies.uk/vacancies/.