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Family Support Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £24,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 15th October 2021

  • Advertised from 30th September 2021
  • 38 hours per week (Including occasional evening & weekends)
  • Annual Leave: 25 days & 9 Public holidays


Our shared vision is to support children and young people to live with their parents and brothers and sisters, or where this is in the best interest of children, with their extended family, enabling them to grow up in their community with their friends, and attend their local school.

The Family Support Practitioner will be part of a multi-disciplinary team with families to support and enable positive change and to improve outcomes. You'll join a team with an opportunity to work supporting and empowering families to achieve positive outcomes.

An assessment of need will be undertaken to identify needs, strengths and challenges that each family faces, the interventions will be based on expressed family needs and goals and will include advice, guidance, parenting support, 1:1 work with children and liaising with partner agencies. The post holder will carry out assessments, planned support and reviews and support families to overcome barriers. Working as part of a team, you will attend meetings and work alongside partner agencies, advocating on behalf of children and families.

Reporting to: Community Support & Development Manager

Application notes

Completed application form and covering letter explaining why you would be suitable for the post, should be submitted to by 5pm, Friday 15th October.