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.


Current vacancies

Group Worker – North Lanarkshire

  • Part time
  • £21,280 – £22,467 pro-rata
  • North Lanarkshire - Hybrid working arrangements currently in place
  • Closing 14th July 2022

Would you like to join a vibrant, exciting, team working alongside families and volunteers in North Lanarkshire?

Home-Start Glasgow North and North Lanarkshire is a charity making a big impact on families with young children (under 5) in the local area. We are now excited to welcome a new, confident, passionate, and enthusiastic Group Worker to our team who will support the expansion, promotion and delivery of groups in North Lanarkshire.

Home-Starts across the UK work alongside families, in their own homes and in communities to help them through challenging times. We support parents through 1:1 volunteer support and groups helping them to cope with the stresses and strains of life and make sure they have the skills, confidence, and strength they need to nurture their children. We provide a listening ear, and our non-judgemental, compassionate, confidential support offers a vital lifeline to parents and helps ensure children have the best possible start in life. The role is initially funded for one year with the possibility of extended funding.

Do you have what we are looking for?

  • Experience of working alongside families with young children and babies
  • An understanding of the needs of babies, children and families
  • Experience of working alongside families in a group setting
  • Good working knowledge of child protection and child development • Experience of planning, delivering, and supporting groups
  • Experience of working with volunteers
  • Good IT skills (Microsoft)
  • Team player but ability to self-motivate and inspire others
  • A car driver with access to a car

This role is subject to PVG checks.

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Family Support Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £23,036 – £26,810
  • Bellshill, North Lanarkshire
  • Closing 30th August 2021

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 both in the community and online.

We are now looking to welcome a new Family Support Co-ordinator to our North Lanarkshire Team who are based in our Bellshill office. (Currently home-working due to COVID-19/ hybrid working arrangement being considered).

The role is initially funded for one year.

Key responsibilities-

  • 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
  • Experience of planning, managing, and supporting groups
  • 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.

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This vacancy has now closed

Community Fundraiser

  • Full time
  • £23,036 – £25,181
  • North Glasgow and North Lanarkshire?
  • Closing 19th November 2021

Would you like to be a Community Fundraiser in a vibrant, exciting team that work alongside families and volunteers in North Glasgow and North Lanarkshire?

Home-Start Glasgow North and North Lanarkshire is a charity making a big impact on families with young children (under 5) in the local area. We are now excited to welcome a confident, passionate, and enthusiastic Community Fundraiser to our expanding team. In this new and important role, you will engage the local community and businesses to enable us to diversify and expand our funding base.

Home-Starts across the UK work alongside families, in their own homes and in communities, to help them through challenging times. We support parents through 1:1 volunteer support and groups helping them to cope with the stresses and strains of life and make sure they have the skills, confidence, and strength they need to nurture their children. We provide a listening ear, and our non-judgemental, compassionate, confidential support offers a vital lifeline to parents and helps ensure children have the best possible start in life.

The role is initially funded for one year with the possibility of extended funding.

Do you have what we are looking for?

• Experience in community and corporate fundraising

• Knowledge of fundraising principles, methods and procedures

• Experience of developing, planning, and delivering income generating activities both locally and nationally

• A flair for inspiring and motivating people

• Proven track record of identifying, researching and preparing small funding applications

• A talent for building and nurturing great working relationships

• A strong confident communicator, both verbally and written

• Experience of managing volunteers

• Highly organised with good IT and social media skills

• Team player but ability to self-motivate and encourage others

• A car driver with access to a car

This role is subject to PVG checks.

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This vacancy has now closed

Family Group Lead

  • Full time
  • £23,036 – £24,437
  • Glasgow (Hybrid working arrangements currently in place)
  • Closing 14th February 2022

Would you like to join a vibrant, exciting, team working alongside families and volunteers in North Glasgow and North Lanarkshire?

Home-Start Glasgow North and North Lanarkshire is a charity making a big impact on families with young children (under 5) in the local area. We are now excited to welcome a new, confident, passionate, and enthusiastic Family Group Lead to our team who will support the expansion, delivery, and management of groups in North Lanarkshire and North Glasgow.

Home-Starts across the UK work alongside families, in their own homes and in communities to help them through challenging times. We support parents through 1:1 volunteer support and groups helping them to cope with the stresses and strains of life and make sure they have the skills, confidence, and strength they need to nurture their children. We provide a listening ear, and our non-judgemental, compassionate, confidential support offers a vital lifeline to parents and helps ensure children have the best possible start in life.

The role is initially funded for one year with the possibility of extended funding.

Do you have what we are looking for?

• Experience of working alongside families with young children and babies

• An understanding of the needs of babies, children and families

• Extensive experience of working alongside families in a group setting

• Good working knowledge of child protection and child development

• Experience of planning, managing, delivering, and supporting groups

• Experience of managing staff and/or volunteers

• Great IT skills

• Vision to develop groups in local communities (North Glasgow and North Lanarkshire)

• Team player but ability to self-motivate and inspire others

• A car driver with access to a car

This role is subject to PVG checks.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Dad Matters Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £23,036 – £26,810
  • North Glasgow and North Lanarkshire (Hybrid working arrangements)
  • Closing 4th April 2022

Would you like to join a vibrant, exciting organisation working alongside Dads in North Glasgow and North Lanarkshire?Home-Starts across the UK work alongside families in their own homes and communities to help them prepare for parenthood and challenges they might encounter with family life and young children. We support parents and pregnant families with information and awareness raising, 1:1 volunteer support, and groups. Our tailored support helps families to cope with the stresses and strains of life and make sure they have the skills, confidence, and strength they need to nurture their babies and children and navigate their way through parenthood. We provide a listening ear, and our non-judgemental, compassionate, confidential support offers a vital lifeline to parents and helps ensure children have the best possible start in life.

We know Home-Start Glasgow North and North Lanarkshire is making a big impact on families with young children in the local area and are now excited to welcome a Dad Matters Coordinator to our team. This is a brand new role and we look forward to embedding learning and knowledge from the Dad Matters model into our service. We are looking for an individual with the passion, vision, and enthusiasm to engage with dads and dads-to-be.

The successful applicant will either be a dad themselves or someone who has equivalent knowledge and experience in working in this type of setting. They will develop local universal and targeted support for dads in the perinatal period. Working with our team of staff and volunteers at Home-Start, Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Services, and with colleagues from Maternity, Health Visiting and Children’s Services, our new Dad Matters Coordinator will raise awareness of the risks of poor mental health in the perinatal period providing support and guidance as required. They will develop our Dad Matters volunteering opportunities and will facilitate and co-facilitate sessions with dads developing links with other community groups.

The role is initially funded for one year with the possibility of extended funding.

Do you have what we are looking for?

  • An understanding of the needs of babies, children, and families
  • An awareness of the impact that poor mental health can have for Dads during the perinatal period
  • Good working knowledge of child protection and child development
  • Experience of developing new relationships and connections
  • Experience of planning, managing, delivering new areas of work
  • The confidence and presence to motivate and inspire others
  • Experience of working alongside volunteers/staff
  • Great IT skills
  • A passion to learn and share your own learning
  • Team player but ability to self-motivate
  • A car driver with access to a car

This role is subject to PVG checks.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Group Worker – Glasgow North

  • Part time
  • £21,280 – £22,467 pro-rata
  • North Glasgow - Hybrid working arrangements currently in place
  • Closing 6th April 2022

Would you like to join a vibrant, exciting, team working alongside families and volunteers in North Lanarkshire?

Home-Start Glasgow North and North Lanarkshire is a charity making a big impact on families with young children (under 5) in the local area. We are now excited to welcome a new, confident, passionate, and enthusiastic Group Worker to our team who will support the expansion, promotion and delivery of groups in North Glasgow.

Home-Starts across the UK work alongside families, in their own homes and in communities to help them through challenging times. We support parents through 1:1 volunteer support and groups helping them to cope with the stresses and strains of life and make sure they have the skills, confidence, and strength they need to nurture their children. We provide a listening ear, and our non-judgemental, compassionate, confidential support offers a vital lifeline to parents and helps ensure children have the best possible start in life.

The role is initially funded for one year with the possibility of extended funding.

Do you have what we are looking for?

  • Experience of working alongside families with young children and babies
  • An understanding of the needs of babies, children and families
  • Experience of working alongside families in a group setting
  • Good working knowledge of child protection and child development
  • Experience of planning, delivering, and supporting groups
  • Experience of working with volunteers
  • Good IT skills (Microsoft)
  • Team player but ability to self-motivate and inspire others
  • A car driver with access to a car

This role is subject to PVG checks.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Family Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £23,036 – £26,810
  • Glasgow - Hybrid working arrangements currently in place
  • Closing 6th April 2022

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 may be experiencing challenges in their everyday lives such as with loneliness and isolation, poor mental health, illness, disability, multiple birth, poverty, domestic abuse, separation, or trauma. We provide both 1:1 (in person and online if preferred) support to families in their home and community, and groups if more suitable.

We are now looking to welcome a new Family Support Worker to our North Glasgow Team who are based in our Maryhill office. (Currently home-working due to COVID-19/hybrid working arrangement being considered). The successful candidate will provide tailored support to families in their own homes, as well as supporting volunteers to work alongside families.

The role is initially funded for one year.

Key responsibilities -

  • An understanding of the needs of children and families
  • Relevant experience of working alongside families with young children and babies experiencing challenges/trauma
  • Experience of working in partnership with both statutory services and third sector
  • Good working knowledge of child protection and child development
  • Supporting volunteers
  • Experience of 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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Group Co-ordinator

  • Part time
  • £23,036 – £24,437 pro-rata
  • Glasgow - Hybrid working arrangements currently in place
  • Closing 6th April 2022

Would you like to join a vibrant, exciting, team working alongside families and volunteers in North Glasgow and North Lanarkshire?

Home-Start Glasgow North and North Lanarkshire is a charity making a big impact on families with young children (under 5) in the local area. We are now excited to welcome a new, confident, passionate, and enthusiastic Group Co-ordinator to our team who will support the expansion, delivery, and management of groups in North Lanarkshire and North Glasgow.

Home-Starts across the UK work alongside families, in their own homes and in communities to help them through challenging times. We support parents through 1:1 volunteer support and groups helping them to cope with the stresses and strains of life and make sure they have the skills, confidence, and strength they need to nurture their young children. We provide a listening ear, and our non-judgemental, compassionate, confidential support offers a vital lifeline to parents and helps ensure children have the best possible start in life.

The role is initially funded for one year with the possibility of extended funding.

Do you have what we are looking for?

  • Experience of working alongside families with young children and babies
  • An understanding of the needs of babies, children and families
  • Extensive experience of working alongside families in a group setting
  • Experience of consulting with families
  • Good working knowledge of child protection and child development
  • Experience of developing, managing and supporting groups
  • Experience of managing staff and/or volunteers
  • Good IT skills (Microsoft)
  • Vision to develop groups in local communities (North Glasgow and North Lanarkshire)
  • Team player but ability to self-motivate and inspire others
  • A car driver with access to a car

This role is subject to PVG checks.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Senior Family Support Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £29,604 – £33,378
  • North Lanarkshire (Hybrid working arrangements)
  • Closing 26th May 2022

Would you like to join a vibrant, exciting, organisation working alongside families with young children in North Lanarkshire? Home-Starts across the UK work alongside families in their own homes and communities to help them prepare for parenthood and the challenges they might face with family life and young children. We understand that parenting can be complex and challenging and no two families are the same. Home-Start works alongside families and pregnant families providing1:1 volunteer support, groups, peer support, information and awareness raising. We have also recently started working in partnership to provide support in schools and counselling. Our tailored support provides families with opportunities to build on skills, confidence, and to connect with other parents in their community. We provide a listening ear, and our non-judgemental, compassionate, confidential support offers a vital lifeline in partnership with other organisations to parents when they need it most.

We know Home-Start Glasgow North and North Lanarkshire is making a big impact on families with young children.

We are now excited to welcome a new Senior Family Support Co-ordinator who has the passion, enthusiasm, and vision to lead the team of staff and volunteers in North Lanarkshire to ensure children have the best possible start in life.

The role is initially funded for 2 years, with the possibility of extended funding.

Do you have what we are looking for?

  • Experience of leading, inspiring, managing and supporting a small team
  • Good working knowledge of family support, child protection and child development
  • Experience of developing new relationships and connections
  • An understanding of the needs of babies, children, and families
  • Experience of training
  • Experience of working alongside volunteers/staff
  • Great IT skills
  • A passion to learn and share your own learning
  • Team player but ability to self-motivate
  • A car driver with access to a car

This role is subject to PVG checks.

Home-Start is committed to Equality of Opportunity and Diversity.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Family Support Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £23,727 – £27,614
  • North Lanarkshire - Hybrid working arrangements currently in place)
  • Closing 9th June 2022

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 may be experiencing challenges in their everyday lives such as with loneliness and isolation, poor mental health, illness, disability, multiple birth, poverty, domestic abuse, separation, or trauma. We provide both 1:1 (in person and online if preferred) support to families in their home and community, and groups if more suitable.

We are now looking to welcome a new Family Support Worker to our North Lanarkshire Team who are based in our Bellshill office. (Currently home-working due to COVID-19/hybrid working arrangement being considered). The successful candidate will provide tailored support to families in their own homes, as well as supporting volunteers to work alongside families. The role is initially funded for one year.

Key responsibilities

  • An understanding of the needs of children and families
  • Relevant experience of working alongside families with young children and babies experiencing challenges/trauma
  • Experience of working in partnership with both statutory services and third sector
  • Good working knowledge of child protection and child development
  • Supporting volunteers
  • Experience of 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

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