Home-Start Glasgow North and North Lanarkshire
Home-Start Glasgow North and North Lanarkshire

Charity registered in Scotland SC032736

Home-Start is a voluntary organisation committed to promoting the welfare of families with children under the age of 5. Volunteers offer regular support, friendship and practical help to families experiencing difficulties.


Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Family Support Co-ordinator

  • Part time
  • £22,584 – £26,284 pro-rata
  • Bellshill
  • Closing 29th June 2020

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.

We are now looking to welcome further staff members to our North Lanarkshire Team who are based in our Bellshill office. (Currently home working due to COVID-19)

Key responsibilities-

  • Receiving and reviewing requests for support
  • Work alongside families to design the most appropriate support
  • Recruiting, selecting and supporting peer volunteers
  • Carefully match parents/carers with Peer Volunteers to deliver support
  • Ensuring appropriate liaison with referrers and other professionals to maintain the most suitable support families, contributing to care plans and other work of lead professionals where appropriate
  • Monitor and implement standards of child and adult protection at all times.

This role is subject to PVG check

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Administrator

  • Part time
  • £18,607 – £19,831 pro-rata
  • Bellshill
  • Closing 29th June 2020

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.

We are now looking to welcome further staff members to our North Lanarkshire Team who are based in our Bellshill office. (Currently home working due to COVID-19)

Key responsibilities-

  • General administration duties including report writing, database management, photocopying, diary management, filing and mailing etc
  • Assisting co-ordinators to maintain efficient, accurate and confidential records, including statistics collection and collation
  • Preparing reports, newsletters, minutes of meetings and publicity material
  • Inputting data to the Home-Start monitoring and evaluation online system
  • Providing administrative support to assist in the recruitment and support of volunteers
  • Working with all other members of the team to ensure good safeguarding practice in all aspects of the scheme’s work

This role is subject to PVG check

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Volunteer Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £21,426 – £24,687
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 23rd September 2020

Home-Start Glasgow North and North Lanarkshire is a vibrant community charity making a big impact on families in both local areas. 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 1:1, face to face and remote support, and group and intensive support, to families.

HSGN&NL are now looking for a dynamic, outgoing individual who can develop a strong volunteering strategy and deliver a programme of volunteer opportunities across both Glasgow and North Lanarkshire offices. (Currently home working due to COVID-19).

Purposes of the job

  • To ensure a creative, inspiring and effective volunteer recruitment process
  • Maintain training & development programmes that prepare volunteers for their role and meet the needs of the organisation
  • To ensure all volunteers are supported and can contribute to service design
  • To identify opportunities to maintain the number of volunteers that allow us to deliver our work effectively and meet the needs of family support
  • To maintain and provide content for social media platforms
  • Driving licence and access to a car

This role is subject to PVG checks.

Funded initially for one year.

Shortlist