Family Addiction Support Service (FASS)
Family Addiction Support Service (FASS)

Charity registered in Scotland SC016107

Family Addiction Support Service (FASS) supports adult family members who have been affected by a loved one’s drug or alcohol problems. FASS has been supporting families for over 30 years and we continue to adapt and change to best suit the needs of families affected by a loved one’s drug or alcohol problems. FASS offers a variety of supports including Support Workers, Hypnotherapy, Holistic Therapies and a Clothing Project. FASS has 21 support groups made up of Family Support, Bereavement and Kinship Groups with over 180 members.

Current vacancies

Outreach Family Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 25th June 2021

Family Addiction Support Service (FASS) supports adult family members who have been affected by a loved one’s drug or alcohol problems.

FASS has been supporting families for over 30 years and we continue to adapt and change to best suit the needs of families affected by a loved one’s drug or alcohol problems.

FASS offers a variety of supports including Support Workers, Hypnotherapy, Holistic Therapies and a Clothing Project. FASS has 21 support groups made up of Family Support, Bereavement and Kinship Groups with over 180 members.

The Family Support Worker will work closely with FASS’ Service Manager and will play a key role in ensuring each individual is provided with the support they require.

FASS encourages partnership working and we hold regular conferences and events to raise awareness of the issues surrounding families affected by a loved one’s drug or alcohol problems.

Job Purpose:

To provide advice, information and signposting service to adult’s affected by a loved one’s alcohol or drug addiction, who resides within Glasgow City Council postcode boundaries. This will include liaison with other agencies, monitoring of service and writing reports. The service will be predominantly mobile, providing clients FASS’ services within their home or at a local environment nearby.

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Family Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £23,000 – £25,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 25th June 2021

Family Addiction Support Service (FASS) supports adult family members who have been affected by a loved one’s drug or alcohol problems.

FASS has been supporting families for over 30 years and we continue to adapt and change to best suit the needs of families affected by a loved one’s drug or alcohol problems.

FASS offers a variety of supports including Support Workers, Hypnotherapy, and Holistic Therapies. FASS has a number of support groups made up of Family Support, Bereavement and Kinship Groups with over 180 members.

The Family Support Worker will work closely with FASS’ Service Manager and will play a key role in ensuring each individual is provided with the support they require.

FASS encourages partnership working and we hold regular conferences and events to raise awareness of the issues surrounding families affected by a loved one’s drug or alcohol problems.

Job Purpose:

To provide advice, information and signposting service to adult’s affected by a loved one’s alcohol or drug addiction, who resides within Glasgow City Council postcode boundaries. This will include liaison with other agencies, monitoring of service and writing reports. The service will be mainly provided from FASS premises but can also be done through our outreach services or telephone support (for those who may be housebound) may also be offered after assessment.

Shortlist