Family Group Liaison Coordinator


Recruiting Organisation: Home-Start CHAMS                           

Working hours: 28/14 hours per week (2 posts) We are open to negotiation on hours

Contract: Fixed Term 12 months

Salary: £24,496 pro rata – plus contributory pension 
Location: Crawley, Horsham, Mid-Sussex


This is an exciting opportunity to become involved in a new project offering parenting support within groups for refugee families with young children under 3 years of age.


Home-Start CHAMS is a voluntary organisation with 25 years’ experience of befriending and supporting local families around Crawley, Horsham and Mid-Sussex. They are looking to recruit two people to:

  • Develop, deliver and co-ordinate family group sessions for parents and their young children within hotel settings while maintaining high standards of practice in supporting families within the Home-Start model.
  • Liaise with partner agencies also working with these families.
  • Supervise a small team of Group Support Workers and volunteers.
  • Ensure high levels of safeguarding practice in all aspects of the work.

They are looking for people with excellent people skills, warmth, creativity, flexibility and experience to provide a safe, inclusive, and supportive environment for parents with children under 3.

Personal parenting or other relevant experience is required, along with some knowledge of children’s development 0-5 yrs. This a rewarding role within a friendly and supportive team making a direct impact with children and their carers, and offering the opportunity to develop and learn new skills. The hours include non-contact time for liaison, ongoing support and admin.

  • This is a fixed term role for 12 months.
  • Contributory pension available.
  • Mileage expenses will be covered.

Home-Start CHAMS is committed to equality of opportunity and diversity. HSCHAMS is committed to safer recruitment practice and an appointment will be subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.

If you have any queries or would like an informal chat about the role, please contact Carole on 07843 113210.

To apply: please complete and return an application form, found here:


Closing Date: 26 May 2023

Interview Date: 1 June 2023

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