This vacancy has now closed

Family Engagement Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,500
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 10th December 2021

  • Advertised from 15th November 2021
  • Fixed Term March 2022 with the option with extended funding to March 2023


Parent Network Scotland (PNS) believes in peer-to-peer support, and that parents themselves have the solutions to many of the challenges they face, with the support and encouragement of trained parent facilitators, and of other parents. PNS parent facilitators training is effective and significantly increases their parenting knowledge and facilitation skills.

Through our Network meetings, Parent Network Scotland (PNS) uses an innovative combination of peer-led methods with parent group leaders who receive support and supervision through our network meetings. This new role will see the successful applicant join a friendly core team of four facilitators.

We are seeking a creative, self-motivated, capable, and outgoing person who shares the belief in supporting families' health and wellbeing. This is an engagement and communication opportunity so knowledge of social media and local activities and partnerships will be beneficial to the role.

This new role has been created to ensure that we are continuing to respond to, and meet parent’s and carers needs. The post holder will be self-motivated, able to drive their own workload with enthusiasm to succeed. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in written communications to a wide range of audiences. The posts will be flexible, however, please note, some evening and weekend work may be required.

Application notes

See below for full job description and application form.

Please email your application form and the Equal Opportunities form to the HR Department: or post it back to: Parent Network Scotland 15 Annfield Place Glasgow G31 2XE

Closing Date: 4pm 10th December 2021

Interviews will be held on 21st December 2021