Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £19,500 – £22,500
  • Hamilton
  • Closing 4th November 2021

  • Advertised from 12th October 2021
  • 35 hours per week. Initial one year contract


Are you passionate about giving support to vulnerable parents?

COVEY are looking for experienced and passionate Support Workers with the following skills to join our growing Parent Support team:

• A thorough understanding of the complexities of working with families and the barriers and issues which they may face within their lives;

• Highly motivated and able to maintain a case load;

• The attention to detail necessary to ensure excellent case recording and reporting;

• Strong administration, planning and organisational skills;

• Excellent at communicating, and

• An understanding of the need for accountability and team working.

You will be contributing to our Parent Support Projects which include one-to-one work and facilitating our parent support groups. The focus of these projects is on person-centred relationships which involves mentoring and befriending to ensure positive longer term outcomes for parent/carers who have children aged 8-15.

We are seeking compassionate, professional, proactive and caring individuals who will fully embrace the COVEY values of Respect, Openness, Commitment, Innovation and Passion.

These posts may involve out of hours, evening and possible weekend working. Essential – Car driver with access to a car / PVG check.

Application notes

Closing date: Thursday 4th November 2021 @ 12 noon

Interview day: Stage One (virtual) Thursday 11th November 2021 - 1500 hrs to 1900 hrs

Stage Two: (face to face) TBA

If you wish to discuss these posts further please contact the office to arrange to speak with a Team Member.

(Please note CVs are not considered). COVEY BEFRIENDING, Regent House, 9 High Patrick Street, Hamilton, ML3 7JA / 01698 894013 /