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 and Knowsley.
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.
- 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.
- Recruiting Nursery Officers April 30, 2014
Big Life Nurseries is an expanding business and part of the Big Life Group which includes Big Life Families and Big Life Centres. We are looking to recruit Nursery Officers to work in sites across the city.
We are looking for experienced, dedicated, creative and passionate individuals to join our growing team within our children and family services. We are committed to providing excellent outcomes for children, supporting their progress and ensuring they are cared for and nurtured in a warm and welcoming environment.
Nursery Officer: £12,435 pro rata (Term Time Only)
Nursery Officer (Bank): £6.19 – £8.50 per hour (*Hourly pay depending on experience)
All posts will be subject to enhanced DBS checks.
For more information about these roles you can call Anne Benett on 07775623798 or email Anne.Benett@biglifefamilies.com
Completed application forms can be emailed to Anne Benett (email above) or posted to: Anne Benett, Slade Lane Nursery, 21 Slade Lane, Manchester M13 0QJ
We are operatng a rolling recruitment programme so there is no deadline. Please note – we are accepting CVs for these posts.
For more information download here
- 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
- Greater Manchester woman appointed MBE for services to children and families July 12, 2012
A Greater Manchester woman has been named in the New Year Honours List for services to Children and Families in Greater Manchester.
Saki Chowdhury, an outreach worker at Surestart Longsight Children’s Centre, run by The Big Life group, has been appointed MBE.
- Longsight parents and children celebrate as free school bid is submitted July 12, 2012
Parents and children from Longsight are keeping their fingers crossed after submitting a bid to the Department for Education to run a free school in Longsight.
Parents have been working with Big Life Families, which manages Longsight Children’s Centre, to submit the bid for the free school named ‘Longsight Community Primary’.
If successful the free school, which would be an extension to Longsight Surestart Children’s Centre, would eventually offer 189 school places to children aged 4 – 11 years old. For press information contact Emma Eaton on 07974 989 915 or email email@example.com