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Luton EPEC Hub Programme Coordinator

East London NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year Pro Rata
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Part Time
1 Year Fixed Term Contract - Hub Coordinator, Empowering Parents, Empowering Communities

Are you a self-motivated team player with a can-do attitude, who is solution focused and passionate about making a difference? If the answer if yes, then look no further!

Luton CAMHS is working in partnership with Luton Flying Start and Luton Family Partnership Service to deliver EPEC - the Empowering Parents Empowering Communities programme that trains local parents to lead evidenced based parenting groups, for other local parents.

We welcome applicants who:
  • Have experience of working with families
  • Knowledge of evidence based parenting programmes.
  • Understanding of meeting the needs of the community
  • The skills to organise and coordinate the Parenting Programme.
  • Commitment to developing the EPEC model across Luton

Main duties of the job

Lead, Develop, Deliver and Evaluate the EPEC Community Programme
  • Lead, develop, promote and implement 'Empowering Parents, Empowering Communities', an evidence based programme in Luton. This largely involves delivering the evidence based parenting groups as well as proactively recruiting Parent Group Leaders from the local community.
  • Become a key member of the Partnership Group comprising representation from stakeholders, governance and professional members in order to manage and coordinate the implementation of the local EPEC Hub and subsequent rollout across Luton
  • Develop and maintain processes for the efficient operation of the programme in compliance with the ELFT and EPEC national quality standards.
  • Champion the EPEC programme and step into the PGL facilitator role to deliver parent courses in the absence of a PGL.
  • Seek and develop joint working opportunities and align working practices with partner services and external agencies in order to improve EPEC delivery arrangements, increase workforce capacity and support early intervention and prevention g. Early Help or universal services including schools and health services.

  • About us

    To support you in this role, you will receive regular, separate clinical and management supervision sessions, access to a variety of CPD sessions, and annual performance appraisals. You will also be supported by a Partnership Group and work closely with the EPEC Implementation Manager and EPEC Clinical Lead to mobilise the hub and deliver our first group at the end of September 2024.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    The Senior Management Team within Bedfordshire & Luton CAMHS is committed to staff development and wellbeing: there are regular opportunities for staff to apply for appropriate training courses, and to get involved in quality improvement initiatives and new developments in the service. The East London NHS Trust prioritizes staff wellbeing and we are introducing a range of staff wellbeing initiatives to support this. This post is based in Luton. The post holder will need to work and travel within Luton, as required, so it is essential they have the means to do this.

    In addition, the postholder may need to work the occasional evenings/weekend hours, but this is dependent on service need and we do not envisage that it will be often.

    Person Specification

    Education/ Qualification/ Training


    • Degree or equivalent level of experience in a relevant discipline, for example, Early Years Childhood, Family Support, Community Development.


    • Work with Parents Level 4 or willingness to complete
    • Trained in at least one evidence-based parenting programme.



    • Experience of supervision, assessment, evaluation and performance management
    • Experience of training and facilitation, presenting to a wide variety of audiences
    • Experience of evidence based parenting interventions
    • Experience of working with parents experiencing social disadvantage and a range of communities
    • Knowledge and experience of activity monitoring and evaluation
    • Knowledge and experience of the legislation and best practice, and family learning applicable to working with volunteers and families
    • Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team, and of networking with stakeholders and partner agencies.
    • Experience of recruitment and selection

    Knowledge and Skills


    • Ability to work autonomously to address conflicting priorities and meet deadlines.
    • Ability to manage time with low level support and to prioritise work in a busy environment.
    • Knowledge and skill of working in groups with parents and volunteers
    • Demonstrate high level of organisational skills including time management and the ability to work under pressure.
    • Demonstrate professional accurate and timely record keeping.
    • Effective communication skills both written and spoken.
    • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team and in a flexible manner.

    Employer details

    Employer name

    East London NHS Foundation Trust


    Charter House

    Alma Street


    LU1 2PJ

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