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Group Worker – North Lanarkshire

  • Part time
  • £21,280 – £22,467 pro-rata
  • North Lanarkshire - Hybrid working arrangements currently in place
  • Closing 14th July 2022


  • Advertised from 28th June 2022
  • Salary dependant on relevant experience. 20 hrs per week

Role

Would you like to join a vibrant, exciting, team working alongside families and volunteers in North Lanarkshire?

Home-Start Glasgow North and North Lanarkshire is a charity making a big impact on families with young children (under 5) in the local area. We are now excited to welcome a new, confident, passionate, and enthusiastic Group Worker to our team who will support the expansion, promotion and delivery of groups in North Lanarkshire.

Home-Starts across the UK work alongside families, in their own homes and in communities to help them through challenging times. We support parents through 1:1 volunteer support and groups helping them to cope with the stresses and strains of life and make sure they have the skills, confidence, and strength they need to nurture their children. We provide a listening ear, and our non-judgemental, compassionate, confidential support offers a vital lifeline to parents and helps ensure children have the best possible start in life. The role is initially funded for one year with the possibility of extended funding.

Do you have what we are looking for?

  • Experience of working alongside families with young children and babies
  • An understanding of the needs of babies, children and families
  • Experience of working alongside families in a group setting
  • Good working knowledge of child protection and child development • Experience of planning, delivering, and supporting groups
  • Experience of working with volunteers
  • Good IT skills (Microsoft)
  • Team player but ability to self-motivate and inspire others
  • A car driver with access to a car

This role is subject to PVG checks.

Application notes

If you would like to discuss any aspect of this new exciting role further, please email nikki@homestartglasgownorth.org.uk or to apply download an application pack below or from our website homestartglasgownorth.org.uk, or email info@homestartglasgownorth.org.uk

Closing date: 5 pm, Thursday 14th July 2022

Home-Start Glasgow North is committed to equal opportunities.

Charity No. SCO32736 Company No. SC280855

This post is part-funded by BBC Children in Need


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