Early Years Programme Lead (LENA Project) Salary: £40,000 per annum 36 hours per week, Based in Leicester or home-based Home-Start is a federated network of local organisations which provide community based support for families and children. Over the past four decades Home-Start has supported over a million children and has become one of the leading family support charities across the UK. As part of our new strategic plan we are seeking to build on this platform of experience and develop a wider portfolio of evidence based accredited early years programmes for volunteer led family support. We are looking for a Programme Lead to lead this new strategic development and develop a new portfolio of programmes. The successful candidate will be an experienced strategic programme leader able to work with multi-disciplinary experts and professionals in the delivery of a range of early years projects. You will have a track record of taking projects to scale with an underpinning business model which ensures sustainability. A commitment to working to improve the lives of children, families and volunteers is also key and will be demonstrated by an ability to communicate with passion and commitment to a range of audiences. This post can be based at our Home-Start UK office in Leicester or home-based. Further information about this exciting project can be found by clicking on the documents below and if you would like to have an informal discussion about this role please contact Elizabeth Young at: email@example.com Early years programme lead job description Early years programme lead person specification Early years programme lead background information If this sounds like your type of challenge please send your CV, together with a supporting statement, to firstname.lastname@example.org No agencies please. Closing date for applications: 12th April 2017 Interviews will be held in Leicester weeks during the two weeks commencing 24th April Home-Start is committed to Equality of Opportunity and Diversity. We wish to encourage applications from all parts of the community irrespective of gender, race, colour, age, sexual orientation or disability. Appointments will be based on merit, following an open and clear selection process. Home-Start UK, a charitable company limited by guarantee. Company No. 5382181. Charity No. in England and Wales 1108837 and in Scotland SC039172. Registered Office: The Crescent, King Street, Leicester LE1 6RX.