This vacancy has now closed

Family Support Co-ordinator

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


  • Advertised from 12th August 2021
  • 30 Hours. (£23,036-£26,810) pro rata- depending on experience)

Role

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.

Application notes

For further information on this exciting role, download an application pack from our website homestartglasgownorth.org.uk/about-us/#join-the-team ,

or email info@homestartglasgownorth.org.uk

Closing date Mon 30th August 2021 @ 5pm

Home-Start Glasgow North is committed to equal opportunities.

Charity No. SCO 32736

Company No. SC280855


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