This vacancy has now closed

Family Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £23,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 22nd October 2021

  • Advertised from 12th October 2021
  • 35 hrs per week. 12 month contract. Extension possible subject to further funding.


Glasgow North East Carers Centre provides services to unpaid family Carers, who look after a family member or friend who cannot manage alone due to illness or disability, including Young Carers and their families.

Our Family Support staff work directly with Carers, including Young Carers and their families, identifying supports and services which enable them to manage their caring role and maintain their own health and wellbeing. Please note, this role does not include providing direct personal or practical care.

Although assessment and care management experience is desirable, a willingness and commitment to learning is key, underpinned by strong admin, communication and organisational skills.

Delivering key supports and services to Carers during the current pandemic, the successful candidate will support our work via a mix of both home and office working.

The successful candidate will have a firm understanding and appreciation of unpaid family Carers, their roles, contribution and value to our communities.

Driving Licence and use of own car essential.

Additional Information

• Appointment subject to satisfactory PVG application or scheme update

• Registered Charity No: SC02464.

• Funded by Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership (Glasgow City HSCP)

Application notes

Completed application should be returned, marked Private and Confidential, FAO The Manager, to

Closing Date for Applications – 12 noon, Friday 22nd October 2021