Information, Advice and Family Support Manager 30 hours a week over 4 days

(Job ref IAFS1019)

Funded until end of October 2021 with probability of further funding

Starting Salary Scale 28, £13.01 – £13.94 per hour within scales 28-30


We are looking for a highly motivated, dynamic and organised individual to lead our busy Family Support Team. This rewarding role will see you making a difference to the lives of families, providing a high quality service which informs, supports and empowers the parents/carers of disabled children.

With the support of the Chief Executive Officer, you will be responsible for managing the staff and volunteers working on the project as well as monitoring the budget to ensure it used to achieve the most beneficial impact.

Key tasks include: Managing the team and budget, collating reports and statistical information, develop and market the project utilising various channels, chairing and developing the Umbrella Voice Group/professional steering group and the project to ensure the service meets the needs of all users, working frontline when required, working with the senior management team to ensure cohesive working and development throughout the organisation.

Umbrella will provide a comprehensive induction and training with handover and can offer a competitive salary with excellent pension, 22 days holiday plus bank holidays (rising a day a year after 5 years service), flexibility and working within a great team!

Closing Date Sunday 19th January 2020 at 11.59pm. Interviews to be held week commencing 25th November 2019.

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