Home Start Stirling
Home Start Stirling

Charity registered in Scotland SC023619

Home-Start is the UK’s largest family support organisation.


Current vacancies

Family Support Coordinator (VIG)

  • Part time
  • £23,946 – £26,236 pro-rata
  • Stirling
  • Closing 3rd February 2020

We are looking to recruit a permanent Family Support Coordinator to join our team based in Raploch. Home-Start Stirling works with families who have at least one child under the age of five years and are experiencing challenging times. Home-Start Stirling provides support within the family home by trained volunteers with the aim of helping families to achieve lasting change that will improve the early life environment for their children. As Family Support Coordinator you will be expected to coordinate support to families, provide support and supervision to volunteers allocated to families on your caseload, some direct work with parents and children and this could include facilitation of some groupwork. This post has the added responsibility of facilitation of our VIG service (Video Interactive Guidance) and previous training and accreditation in VIG would be desirable, but as full training and accreditation can be provided, a willingness to work towards accreditation in this area is essential.

Previous experience of working with children and families is essential. Facilitation of training and working with volunteers would be desirable. Experience of working within the Third Scetor mwould be an advantage.

Full driving licence and use of a car would be desirable but not essential.

This post is also subject to registration with the SSSC (Scottish Social Services Council) and therefore the candidate will have to hold a minimum level of HNC/SVQ 3 qualification in a related field.

For an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Rachel Keenan – 01786 498466.

Post is subject to an PVG and suitable references.

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Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Group Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £22,263 – £23,302 pro-rata
  • Raploch, Stirling
  • Closing 21st August 2019

We are looking to recruit a permanent Group Coordinator to join our small team based in Raploch. This role has responsibility to oversee and facilitate the provision of group support in Home-Start Stirling. You will be expected to review all families supported by our groups and provide ongoing support to a small team of group volunteers. In addition, you will hold a small caseload of families that you support weekly within their own homes. You will be expected to work as part of the team and contribute to the ongoing monitoring and development of the service.

Previous experience of working with children and families is essential. Facilitation of groups and working with volunteers would be desirable. Experience of working within the voluntary sector would be an advantage.

Full driving licence and use of a car would be desirable but not essential.

This post is also subject to registration with the SSSC (Scottish Social Services Council) and therefore the candidate will have to hold a minimum level of HNC qualification in a related field.

For an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Rachel Keenan – 01786 498466.

Post is subject to an PVG and suitable references.

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