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Service Administrator - National FGM Centre - Barnardo House, Barkingside

Job Ref: L952

Area(s): Head Office (Greater London)

Based: Initial location of post: Barnardo House, Tanners Lane, IG6 1QG

Full Time: 36.25 hours per week


Salary: £20,705 - £22,918 p.a. plus £1,848 Outer London Weighting p.a.

Barnardo's National FGM Centre

History of Service
The National FGM Centre has been funded by the Department for Education (DfE) between April 2015 and July 2017 to deliver a system change in social work services for girls affected by female genital mutilation and their families, working with statutory agencies, government departments and local community organisations. The Centre successfully submitted an application for further funding to March 2020, with a revised structure to develop and extend the Centre's activities.

Objectives of Service
The National FGM Centre, funded through the Department of Education's Children's Social Care Innovation Programme and run jointly by Barnardo's and the Local Government Association, aims to inform and improve policy and practice at local and national levels by identifying, generating and sharing high quality evidence on what works to prevent and tackle female genital mutilation (FGM) and other harmful traditional practices (HTPs) such as breast ironing/flattening and practices linked to faith and belief.

Initial Specific Responsibilities
To support the work of the National FGM Centre and specifically the work of the Business Support Manager.

Although this contract has a permanent status, please be aware that this post is subject to funding currently to 2020 and therefore should this funding not be extended further, you may be subject to a redundancy consultation or a TUPE arrangement.

This contract is due to expire in 2020.

Closing Date: 03/12/2017

Interview Date(s): 13/12/2017