HAF Support Officer
HAF Support Officer
Redbridge is an ambitious, diverse and exciting east-London borough. What we do is driven by changing our relationship with local people to support our vision. As a result, we've developed innovative ways to build our communities and transform our Council.
We're one of the fastest growing parts of the country and the third most diverse London borough. Our communities are attracted by a mixture of excellent schools, relatively affordable housing, high-quality open space and rapid transport connections into the heart of the City.
Exciting Opportunity to work on the Holidays, Activities and Food Programme.
Also known as HAF, the Holiday, Activities and Food Programme is a national programme funded by the Department for Education (DfE) and delivered by local authorities. HAF provides an opportunity for eligible children and young people to take part in physical and enriching activities during the Easter, Summer and Winter holidays. Some of the key aims is to provide a safe environment to help prevent social isolation, as well as providing a healthy meal and nutritional education.
If you have a passion for delivering projects that work with families with children from 4-16 around community food, nutrition and physical activity, then this role could be for you.
The successful candidate will demonstrate professional expertise and have significant previous experience working within a diverse administrative role. You will be working closely with the HAF Programme Co-ordinator to support the administration and coordination of the HAF programme. You will be the first point of contact to customers and partners in person, online, and via telephone. Other responsibilities include processing data, scheduling meetings, and supporting the HAF marketing and communications strategy.
Please note: The role will be based at Gearies Children’s Centre with the opportunity for some remote working. The post holder will be required to be available to work flexibly during the upcoming Summer and Christmas holiday periods.
If you would like to find out more about the role, please contact Astra Farquharson, HAF Programme Co-ordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Interviews will be held : TBC
To apply for this role, please visit www.redbridge.gov.uk/jobs
All short-listed applicants will need to demonstrate proof of right to work in the UK. At the London Borough of Redbridge, we receive a high volume of great-quality applicants, we therefore may close a vacancy earlier than advertised. Early applications are therefore encouraged.
We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment and welcome applications from qualified applicants regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, colour, race, religion, or belief .