About Us

Home-Start Richmond Kingston & Hounslow is part of Home-Start UK, the leading family support charity. We offer outreach services through volunteers giving regular support, friendship and practical help to families under stress in their own homes, helping to prevent family crisis and breakdown.

ThFamily with volunteere Richmond charity was set up in 1995 and serves the whole borough of Richmond upon Thames, including Barnes, Mortlake, East Sheen, Kew, Richmond, Ham, St Margarets, Twickenham, Teddington, Hampton, Hampton Hill, Hampton Wick and Whitton.  Our Patron is Baroness Kramer of Richmond Park.

From the 3rd October 2016, we have been building up our service to support families in Kingston borough, including Berrylands, Chessington, Coombe, Hook Rise,  Norbiton, Surbiton, Tolworth.

On 1 April 2017, we merged with Home-Start Hounslow who support families in the whole of Hounslow borough.

In July 2017 we changed our name from Home-Start Richmond, to Home-Start Richmond, Kingston & Hounslow.

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Vacancy – Finance Officer

Home-Start provides vital support to families with children under 5 years.  Over the last year we have extended our work across Richmond, Kingston and Hounslow. Last year we helped make a difference to the lives of over 400 families and 700 children.

We are recruiting for a Finance Officer.


Finance Officer

21 hours per week – working Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9am-5pm

Salary Level NJC 26-28 £15,145-£16,084 including outer London allowance

(£25,242-£26,808 full time equivalent) plus contributory pension

You will provide effective, efficient and timely financial administration support across all areas of accounts and financial processing and contribute to the administration of the charity.

Highly numerate, with experience of working in a finance role, you will be well organised and able to balance the competing priorities of a small, busy charity.

Working hours are Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 9-5 pm, with occasional evening working to service Board of Trustees – 6 meetings per year. The role is based at our East Sheen office working across the charity so will require occasional working from our Hounslow office.

It’s an exciting time to join our hardworking, friendly team and contribute to developing our work.

To apply, download an application form below, email info@homestart-richmond.org.uk or telephone 020 8487 8500. 

Closing date:             Wednesday 8th November     

Interviews:                 Week commencing Monday 13th November


Home-Start Richmond, Kingston and Hounslow is committed to equality of opportunity and diversity and safer recruitment practice as an important part of safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults.

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