Family Support Worker / Respite Sitter

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 3rd February 2023


  • Advertised from 17th January 2023

Role

GEEZA BREAK is a voluntary organisation based in the North East of Glasgow providing Respite Sitting and Family Support services to vulnerable children and families for over 30 years.

We are currently recruiting the following.

Family Support Worker / Respite Sitter

2 x 20-hour Contracts

Hourly rate: £12.54

Hours of work are variable for daytime/evening/weekends – degree of flexibility essential.

You will provide a high quality interactive educational fun respite service either within the family home or within local community to children aged 0-16 years, usually lasting 4 hours.

The Family Support service will be person-led, focusing on individual parent/carer’s needs as well as those of the family unit. Families will be empowered to feel confident and have improved self-esteem, leading to better life choices.

In addition, you will participate in review meetings with families and work closely with the Senior Family Support Worker in order to provide quality childcare to meet individual family needs. Successful applicants will be members of / or willing to join the PVG Scheme (Protecting Vulnerable Groups). Disclosure cost will be met by Geeza Break.

SVQ Level 3 in Child Care (or working towards) or equivalent is essential.

Must be a Non-Smoker.

Full Driving Licence and access to a vehicle essential.

There will be a six-month probationary period for the above post.

Application notes

To apply for the above position please call 0141 573 2900 for an application pack or email sandra@geezabreak.org.uk


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