Home-Start Lorn
Home-Start Lorn

Charity registered in Scotland SC000783

Bringing up children is hard. Home-Start Lorn has been supporting families with young children throughout the whole of the Oban and North Argyll area, including the outlying villages since 1988 and on the Isle of Mull since 2016. Through our home-visiting volunteers we offer a unique service providing practical and emotional support to parents/carers with one or more children under 5.

Current vacancies

Top job! Manager

  • Full time
  • £32,910 – £35,745
  • Oban
  • Closing 4th May 2021

Home-Start Lorn is a well established, small charity, serving the communities of Oban, Lorn and Mull, whose volunteers provide support, friendship, practical help and guidance to young families with at least one child under the age of 5. Our aim is support parents to develop strong relationships with their children and to fully engage with their communities and local services.

We are looking to replace our long serving manager of 24 years to direct the day-to-day operations of the charity and to work in partnership with the Board of Trustees to ensure effective strategic management and the ongoing development of our work.

The successful candidate will be passionate about early years support for families, have excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills, have experience of managing and developing a similar service and of leading a team in partnership with other statutory and voluntary organisations

Last year 88 families including almost 200 children were supported by staff and a team of 24 volunteers.

Home-Start Lorn is committed to equality and diversity and to safe recruitment practice. The post involves regulated work with children and protected adults. PVG Scheme membership is essential.