Home-Start Glasgow North and North Lanarkshire is a vibrant community charity making a big impact on families in the local area. Our trained volunteers and staff help families with young children through challenging times. In Scotland, over 1500 volunteers support over 3500 families and nearly 6500 children each year through compassionate, confidential help to parents when they need us most.
The parents we support are often overwhelmed and isolated. They may be struggling with mental health, illness, disability, multiple birth, poverty, domestic abuse, separation, or trauma. We provide both 1:1 and group support to families in the community and online.
We are now looking to welcome a new Family Support Coordinator to our North Lanarkshire team who are based in our Bellshill office, although the role involves travel throughout North Lanarkshire. The role is initially funded for one year. Hybrid working.
• An understanding of the needs of children and families
• Relevant experience of working alongside families, preferably in the voluntary sector
• Good working knowledge of child protection and child development
• Experience of developing and delivering training • Good IT skills
• The ability to supervise and support a caseload of families and volunteers
• Driving licence and own car required
This role is subject to PVG checks.
East Park is seeking suitable skilled and motivated people to join its Board of Directors in an exciting and challenging period.
East Park provides excellent, child focused education and residential care to children and young people with complex additional support needs, including autism spectrum disorder, physical and sensory impairments, and challenging behaviours. With the young person at the centre and working with external partners, our work focuses on seeking innovative, personalised approaches which enable each individual to reach his or her maximum potential.
Established in 1874, East Park’s services have developed considerably over many years and is now a niche and specialist service provider in education and care and has ambitious plans to improve its campus facilities and the general environments around East Park.
To help support the organisation going forward East Park seeks skilled and motivated individuals to join the Board of Directors. As a non-executive member of the Board you will play a central role in developing strategy, monitoring quality and governance and supporting the provision of education and care services.
East Park seeks individuals who possess strategic vision, good independent judgement, and have the ability to work as part of a diverse team. We are keen to hear from you if you have high level experience in:
Above all, East Park seeks people who share our values and wish to support vulnerable children and young people in fulfilling their potential, that understand the challenges of the sector, and will fulfil a constructive and supportive role in furthering the values and objectives of East Park.
The Board meets around 6 times per year for 2-3 hours on a weekday. Although the role is non-remunerated reasonable expenses will be reimbursed with training provided.