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Children Centre Coordinator
  • Employer: Brighter Futures for Children
  • Reference: BFC0187
  • Published: Wed 31/03/2021, 16:05 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 14/04/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 29.6 hours per week
  • Salary: £36,922 - £42,821
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading, Berkshire

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Children Centre Coordinator

Brighter Futures for Children

Under 5’s Service

East Cluster Children’s Centre                 

Permanent, 29.6 Hours a week, all year round

About us

If you live here, work here or just visit, you will already know Reading is a great place and at Brighter Futures for Children we’re dedicated to making it even better. Key to this is ensuring our workforce is equipped for the challenge – this is where you come in.


Do you passionately believe in providing early intervention support for children and families to improve their life chances?


Are you a committed manager with proven management experience working within teams that support vulnerable families and children?


We are looking for someone who has exceptional interpersonal skills that enable the continued growth of an exceptional team.

About the role and you

Applicants should have a qualification in childcare, education, health and social work or an equivalent qualification. You will possess a thorough understanding of safeguarding legislation


The purpose of this role is to provide:

The operational management of a children’s centre team and the oversight of the inclusive and outcome focussed Under 5’s Children centre programme.  You will also be responsible for case management and supervision of family work cases.


You will be required to work with a wide range of multi-disciplinary partners to ensure coordinated services are available to support children and families.

Our offer

We offer a supportive environment to grow and develop your career with the opportunity to put your ideas across. Innovation and ambition is strongly encouraged, and you’ll get a great feel for that working in our friendly and collaborative environment.


A competitive salary alongside a range of benefits including:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • 24 days holiday plus public holidays (rising to 32 after service)
  • Discounted Childcare Scheme (Onsite Nursery)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loans
  • A range of local discounts

For further information email at


An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check will be sought from the successful candidate.


Brighter Futures for Children is a Disability Confident Employer and is committed to the recruitment and continued employment of people with disabilities.

Closing Date: 14th April 2021

Interview Date: To be confirmed