Big Life Families
Big Life Families is a social enterprise which delivers high quality, welcoming support and services to the families who need it most.
We have been delivering services for over 21 years and our commitment to local employment ensures that staff reflect the communities they work in and services change to reflect the needs of local people.
Big Life Families currently manage Children’s Centres in Manchester and Stockton-on-Tees, and deliver family support services in Manchester.
From time to time, we also deliver pilot and one-off projects, often working in partnership with other organisations – such as Peaks and Plains in Macclesfield.
We support parents and families to identify the issues they are facing, and then helps them access the services, and develop the skills they need, to change their lives for the better.
To see if we are currently recruiting, please visit The Big Life group’s Work for Us page.
- Big Life Families – CAPS Parent Group Leader: 9/9/2015 10:00 August 19, 2015
Salary: £20,253 per annum (equivalent to fixed scale point 22 on the NJC scale)
Location: Big Life Families across Greater Manchester
Hours: 35 per week
Contract: Initially a 12-month contract with the potential for a further 2 years
Closing date: 9th September 2015 @ 10:00am
Download the Application Form
Big Life Families are looking to recruit CAPS Parent Group Leaders who will provide therapeutic support services for parents and carers, with children under 5, delivering Incredible Years evidence based parent programmes to improve the parent / child relationships, the social, emotional and physical development of the children and the economic well-being of the family.
You will deliver a range of groups, sessions and interventions to facilitate parents understanding and awareness of their children’s emotional, social and physical needs and help improve parenting skills. You will work collaboratively with health visiting teams and outreach workers to support the deliver of the Early Years New Delivery Model.
Completed application forms should be emailed to Sam Palmer: email@example.com or posted to: Big Life Families, 1st floor, 463 Stretford Road, Manchester M16 9AB.
The Big Life Group positively promotes diversity in the workforce.
All posts are subject to an enhanced Criminal Record Check via DBS.
- Big Life Families Impact Report 2014 November 1, 2014
To download our latest impact report for Big Life Families, please click the image below.
- Longsight Children’s Centre Timetable June 3, 2014
Longsight Children’s Centre offers a range of support and services to help families grow and develop.
- 2012-13 Impact Reports November 14, 2013
We’ve published our impact reports for the previous financial year. Please visit our Impact Reports page to download them.
- Longsight parents and children celebrate as free school bid gets go ahead July 13, 2012
Parents and children from Longsight are celebrating following news from the Department for Education that their bid for a free school in Longsight has been approved.
Parents worked with The Big Life group, which manages Longsight Children’s Centre, to submit the bid for the free school, ‘Longsight Community Primary’, which will be an extension to Longsight Surestart Children’s Centre, and will eventually offer 189 school places to children aged 4 – 11 years old. For more information contact Emma Eaton on 07974 989 915 or email firstname.lastname@example.org