New Vacancy – Finance Administrator

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 Administrator.

Finance Administrator part time up to 21 hours per week ideally 2-3 days.

Salary Level NJC 26-28, 21 hours, £15,147-£16,087 including outer London allowance.

(£25,246-£26,812 full time equivalent) plus contributory pension.

Working with a small passionate staff team for a vibrant local family support charity, you will play a key role in ensuring our finance and administration run smoothly and effectively.

We are looking for a well organised administrator with a good understanding of financial processes and procedures. You will be responsible for day to day financial administration and work with the Director and Treasurer to prepare budgets and annual accounts. You will provide administration support to the Board of Trustees, which meets 6 times per year on a Wednesday evening.

The role is based at our East Sheen office with occasional working from our Hounslow office. The hours are up to 21 hours per week, ideally working over three days.

It’s an exciting time to join our hardworking 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. 

Application PACK Finance Administrator Jan 2018 – FINAL

Application Form Finance Administrator 2018

Equal Opportunities monitoring form

Closing date: Wednesday 31st January, noon

Interviews:     Week commencing 5th February

Volunteer Course Hounslow Feb-Mar 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you have some free time after half-term, and you are a parent or grandparent, you could help other families with pre-school children. Local charity Home-Start is offering a free course to train you to be a home-visiting volunteer, supporting families with difficulties such as post-natal illness, bereavement or disability.

The course will run in Hounslow 9.30am-2.30pm, on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 27 Feb to 21 March. It can be accredited to NVQ 1 or 2.

After the course, you would visit a family for 2-3 hours a week. For more information, please contact Angie Ahmed 020 8487 8500 info@homestart-richmond.org.uk

Volunteer Course Chessington Jan-Mar 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you have some free time after the Christmas holidays, and you are a parent or grandparent, you could help other families with pre-school children in Kingston borough. Local charity Home-Start is offering a free course to train you to be a home-visiting volunteer, supporting families with difficulties such as post-natal illness, bereavement or disability.

The course will run in Chessington 9.30am-2.30pm, every Thursday for 7 weeks from 18th January to 8th March (not half-term). It can be accredited to NVQ 1 or 2.

We have a lovely venue: The King’s Centre, Coppard Gardens, Chessington KT9 2GZ which has easy parking and is  close to several bus stops. The K4 stops outside the centre  and the 71, 465 and 467 all stop at Bridge Road. Trains stop regularly at Chessington South and North and it  is just a 15 minutes’ walk from either station, with regular trains (every 30 minutes during the day) to and from  Waterloo.

After the course, you would visit a family for 2-3 hours a week. For more information, please contact Angie Ahmed on 020 8487 8500 info@homestart-richmond.org.uk .

Chessington Volunteer Recruitment Day 30 November

 

 

 

 

 

Are you a parent or grandparent? Would you like to help local families in Chessington, Tolworth, Surbiton or Kingston?

Come to our Volunteer Recruitment Day 30 November 10am-3pm

If you can spare 2-3 hours a week to help families with children under 5, Home-Start can train you to support those having a difficult time. Come and meet us on 30 November (10am-3pm) at our Volunteer Recruitment Day, at The King’s Centre, Coppard Gardens, Chessington KT9 2GZ, to learn more about becoming a volunteer.

The next free volunteer training course will run in Chessington from January to March 2018 (starting 18 January), over seven Thursdays, 9.30am-2.30pm (excluding half-term). Further training courses are planned for 2018 in the boroughs of Richmond, Kingston or Hounslow.

For more details on either the Volunteer Recruitment Day or the training courses, please contact Angie Ahmed: 020 8487 8500 info@homestart-richmond.org.uk

For more information about what’s involved in volunteering at Home-Start, click here.

2017 Christmas Cards now on Sale

Our 2017 Christmas Cards are now on sale and include this lovely image of deer in the snow outside the Royal Ballet School in Richmond Park.

Cards, all in packs of 10 with 10 envelopes, cost £4 per pack or £10 for 3 packs and are available to buy at our forthcoming fundraising events or by completing the form below and returning it to Claire Leonard at the office, together with a cheque for the required amount. This document has details of all 4 designs of Christmas Cards we have for sale.

We are so grateful to local photographer Joanna Jackson for allowing us to use this wonderful image.

2017 Christmas Card Order Form FINAL

Tickets are now available for our Christmas Carol Service in Barnes

Tickets are now available for our 10th popular fundraising Carol Service at St Mary’s Church, Barnes on Thursday 7th December. With a great line up of local celebrity readers including Vassos Alexander, Isla Blair, Rhidian Brook, Julian Glover, Alan Price and Daisy Waugh, this event always sells out! Doors open at 7.00pm.

 

Kindly sponsored by Marsh & Parsons.

Click here
to purchase your tickets online priced at £25 each (plus booking fee).

Alternatively you can purchase tickets from Marsh & Parsons on Church Road, Barnes or by sending an SAE and a cheque, payable to ‘Home-Start Richmond upon Thames’, to Claire Leonard, Home-Start Richmond, 211 Parkway House, Sheen Lane, East Sheen, SW14 8LS. For further information, contact 020 8487 8500 or info@homestart-richmond.org.uk.  

All money raised will go towards supporting local children and families experiencing difficulties in the London Boroughs of Richmond, Kingston and Hounslow.

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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Application form (Word)

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (Word)

Volunteer Course in Chessington

If you have some free time after the Christmas holidays, and you are a parent or grandparent, you could help other families with pre-school children in Kingston, Richmond or Hounslow borough. We are offering a free course to train you to be a home-visiting volunteer, supporting families with difficulties such as post-natal illness, bereavement or disability.

The course will run in Chessington 9.30am-2.30pm, every Thursday for seven weeks from 18th January to 8th March (not half-term). After the course, you would visit a family for 2-3 hours a week. For more information, please contact Angie Ahmed on 020 8487 8500 info@homestart-richmond.org.uk .

 

L.A.P. at the Turk’s Head, Twickenham

The band L.A.P. will be playing one night only at the Winchester Room, Turk’s Head, St Margaret’s, Twickenham on Friday 24th November 2017, with proceeds from the event supporting our work in Richmond, Kingston and Hounslow.

Doors open at 7.30pm. Click here to purchase tickets online priced £10 (plus booking fee).

L.A.P. headlined in summer 2015 at the Bedlam Brewery Festival but now you can see them on their home turf, so come along and listen to their guitar-based pop, rock and dance. If you are over 30, you will know and love the songs they cover, so get your dancing shoes on and come and have a fun night out.

All money raised will go towards supporting local children and families experiencing difficulties in the London Boroughs of Richmond, Kingston and Hounslow.