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Start Well Family Centre Manager

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Children's Services

Epworth Education Trust

Epworth Education Trust
Westleigh Start Well Family Centre
Westleigh Lane, Leigh, Lancashire, WN7 5NJ
Tel:- 01942 777706


Centre Lead and Epworth Trust CEO: Mrs JA Hewitt

Job Title: Start Well Centre Manager
Salary Grade: G9 – Scp 29 - 34
Working Pattern: Full Year
Working Hours: 37 hours per week
Required From: ASAP

Please note that the employer for this position is the Epworth Trust not Wigan Council.

The Trustees of the Epworth Trust are seeking to appoint a Start Well Centre Manager to work across the communities of Leigh, Lowton & Golborne, in our well established and successful Start Well Family Centre.

We have an integrated service within the Start Well Family Centre at Westleigh, with linked sites (Leigh Central & Golborne) as part of the community hub approach across the borough. Start Well Centres (Children’s Centres) are responsible for the delivery of integrated, whole life course services which are closer to residents in the borough and work with our Schools, Early Years Settings and Health to collaboratively and efficiently drive improvement in outcomes for children and their families.

The Manager will strategically lead the delivery of the Start Well offer across the footprint of the Start Well Centre, working alongside children and families, partner agencies and the community, in order to enable access to a range of both universal and targeted Start Well services to those families in most need of support through Early Help and the community hub approach.

Application packs and are downloadable (or available by email from
There is no facility to apply on line.

All application forms should be returned by email with a letter of application which makes reference to the job description. This should be no longer than 2 sides of A4 with a font size 12.

Please note, the employer for this position is The Epworth Trust, not Wigan Council.

Closing date: Friday 28th January 2022 at midday

Successful applicants will go through to Interview. This will be held on Wednesday 9th February 2022.

This post is subject to Enhanced Disclosure Procedures.
Westleigh Start Well Centre and The Epworth Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

At the Epworth Education Trust we recognise our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all children. We work to provide a safe and welcoming environment where children are respected and valued. We are alert to the signs of abuse and neglect and follow our procedures to ensure that children receive effective support, protection and justice. The procedures contained in our Safeguarding Policy apply to all staff, volunteers and governors.

We encourage applications from the right candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, belief or race.


Application Form

Job Description and Person Specification

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Contact details for Centre Lead
Name: Mrs Julie-Ann Hewitt
Telephone Number: 01942 777706
Date: 14/01/2022

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application deadline

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28th Jan 2022

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