Work for Us

Would you like to work for us?

In this section you will be able to have a look at any job or volunteering opportunities we have available at Parenting NI.

Parenting NI currently has 2 job opportunities, funded by The Community Foundation and The Rank Foundation, for the following posts

Services Coordinator


We are currently looking to recruit an innovative, dynamic and energetic person who will passionately promote our vision and mission in the role of Services Coordinator.

Parenting NI has developed a range of highly professional and unique services which are delivered to groups of parents and practitioners in addition to the more specialist individual support.  We are ambitious to continue to grow and develop these services further and a key element in doing so will be the Services Coordinator post, funded by the Community Foundation.  The key purpose of this role is to coordinate daily operations in relation to Parenting NI support services and partnership projects.

The work will involve responding to and allocating all referrals from projects and external agencies; responsibility for the line management of Parenting Support Officers on the Information and Support Line; providing support to service users such as parents and practitioners accessing the freephone number, email and webchat; and delivering occasional group based sessions to parents via short Top Tip sessions or workshops.

Essential Criteria Includes:

  • Level 3 qualification in any of the following relevant disciplines: Work with Children and Families/Family Support, Early Years/Childhood Studies, Social Work directly relating to Child and Family Work, Working with Parents
  • Experienced in coordinating or leading a project
  • Employed for at least 2 years within the last 5 years working with parents/carers, children and families within the context of family support
  • Experience of Early Intervention and Multi agency working
  • Experience of supporting staff / volunteers

Hours:            27 hours per week (Monday – Thursday 9.30am-3.30pm and Friday 9.30am-12.30pm) with hybrid working option available

Grade:            NJC Scale 6 scp 19

Salary:            £18,588 per annum (FTE £25,481 per annum)

Contract:        Fixed term contract, funded by The Community Foundation until March 2024 (6-month probation)

An application pack can be downloaded below. 

Closing date for applications: 12.00 noon on Monday 30th May 2022

Interviews will take place on Thursday 9th June 2022

Services Coordinator Recruitment Pack

Services Coordinator Application Form

Services Coordinator Monitoring Form

Team Administrator


Are you interested in a career in the voluntary sector? Are you looking for an opportunity to enhance and develop your skills within an administration role?  If so, Parenting NI has the perfect opportunity for you!

We are delighted to be able to recruit for the position of Team Administrator following a Covid Employment and Skills Initiative award from the Rank Foundation.

The Team Administrator post, funded for 3 years, will primarily provide administrative support to the Income Generation and Operations team, working as directed by the Director and Officer Manager. The role will be varied, offering both routine and one-off tasks.  On occasion, the post holder will also be required to provide administrative support to the wider Parenting NI team.

Essential Criteria Includes:

  • Level 2 qualifications – at least 3 GCSEs grades A* – C or equivalent including English Language and Maths
  • At least 2 years’ administration experience to include minuting meetings
  • Demonstrable high proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Outlook)

Hours:            35 hours per week (Monday to Thursday 9am – 4.30pm and Friday 9am to 2pm)

Grade:            NJC Scale 1 p 1

Salary:            £17,344 per annum

Contract:        3-year fixed term contract (6-month probation)

An application pack can be downloaded below.

Closing date for applications: 12noon on Monday 30th May 2022

Interviews will take place on Friday 10th June 2022

Team Administrator Recruitment Pack

Team Adminstrator Application Form

Team Administrator Monitoring Form