Cookie Consent by Popupsmart Website

Connecting to LinkedIn...

Early Years Entitlements Funding Manager

Job Title: Early Years Entitlements Funding Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Barnsley
Salary: £20 - 27 per hour
REF: LEF960406
Contact Name: Lily Fowler
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

Early Years Entitlements Funding Manager - Barnsley

Pay negotiable 

Contract – Full Time:


  • We are seeking a funding manager to join our Early Start and Families Services to ensure the smooth operation of our early years funding provider payments system. The role will have line management responsibility for a team of funding officers.
  • The role will include reviewing and developing existing processes to support efficient processing of early years funding payments to providers.
  • This will include working with our colleagues in IT service and business Intelligence to develop our systems to enable them manage the new areas of work as a result of the expansion to early years entitlements.
  • Lead the development and operation of policies and procedures relating to the management of early
  • years entitlements funding including payment portal.
  • Provide professional advice and guidance to a wide range of audiences including internal and external agencies.
  • This includes advice to be provided in writing and through training sessions.
  • Assist in the interpretation of legislation and the implementation of appropriate procedures and policies and comply with local and national reporting requirements such as completing census reporting.
  • Prepare and deliver reports from legislation and regulations to key partners and other professionals including Headteachers, school staff, nurseries, parents, setting owners and managers, childminders and councillors.
  • Responsible for the monitoring of financial resources including contributing to the setting of budgets, ensuring effective spend in line with the Statutory Guidance and local conditions.
  • Undertake audits of claims submitted by Private, Voluntary and Independent providers.
  • Ensure that all processes are clearly documented.

To find out more information please contact Lily at

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. We are an equal opportunity agency.