For fifty years, Home-Start has been providing volunteer-led home visiting that provides families with compassionate, non-judgemental support. We now seek ambitious, collaborative people passionate about our cause to join us at this exciting time. 

Home-Start UK is committed to equality of opportunity and particularly encourages applications from candidates from under-represented groups in charity senior leadership. We welcome applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and lived experience of the challenges that face families. As a charity working to support diverse families, we are deeply committed to flexible working and juggling the demands of individual circumstances to make this job work for you.

We are committed to making Home-Start UK a fantastic and supportive place to work, and all our roles come with a range of benefits:

Flexible Working

  • Standard 36 hour week
  • Compressed hours
  • Part – Time
  • Flexible Pattern
  • Flexible Location (remote)

Family friendly policy

  • Enhanced Sick Pay
  • Excellent work life balance
  • Dependents Leave
  • 6 weeks Annual Leave
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Benefits
  • Paid time off for Study and Volunteering
  • Death in service


  • Enhanced employer contribution
  • Option to employee increase % over 6%

Access to PayCare health insurance covering

  • Optical
  • Dental
  • GP
  • Redundancy protection
  • Physio and similar

Learning and Development

  • Personal development actively encouraged

Access to DAS

  • DAS provides a confidential counselling service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to Home-Start employees and volunteers.
  • Counsellors are members of The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and are covered by their code of Ethics and Practice.
  • Home-Start staff and volunteers have access to Medical Solutions 24/7 confidential health helpline which provides direct access to qualified GPs rather than trained nursing staff.

See our available roles

Staff Testimonials: 

"Home-Start UK is a good organisation to work for. Every staff member seems genuinely passionate about their role."

"The best thing about working for Home-Start UK is that it is a forward looking charity with big ambitions but it is small enough to be adaptable, allowing for plenty of opportunities and scope."

"I really value the openness and communications from the Senior Leadership Team. I also appreciate the feeling that leaders within the organisation care about our wellbeing and will take concrete, practical steps to ensure we take care of ourselves."