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Parent Group Worker (Inverclyde)

  • Part time
  • £19,440 pro-rata
  • Greenock
  • Closing 26th November 2021

  • Advertised from 5th November 2021
  • 4 hours per week. Fully funded for 12 months.


Home-Start Renfrewshire & Inverclyde have an exciting opportunity for a Parent Group Worker to join their growing service in Inverclyde.

Home-Start Renfrewshire and Inverclyde promotes the welfare of families with at least one young child under 5, helping to build strong families and prevent family breakdown. The successful candidate will be based in Greenock. You will have similar experience in a work-related capacity together with excellent IT and communication skills.

Main responsibilities:

  • To run a weekly Parent Peer Support Group for families with children (under 5) from Greenock and the surrounding area, in line with Home-Start’s mission to support parenting and encourage them to enjoy the positive aspects of parenting and family life.
  • Receiving referrals from the Family Support Co-ordinators and assessing these within agreed criteria;
  • Providing a warm and welcoming environment for parents
  • Planning and preparing the content of sessions, including refreshments, activities and speakers;
  • Ensuring new parents are integrated into the group.
  • Reporting, monitoring and evaluating group

Application notes

For a full application pack please download the documents below or email

Closing date for applications is 26 November at 5pm.

Applications will only be accepted electronically.

Appointment is subject to two satisfactory references and PVG check.

Home-Start Renfrewshire and Inverclyde is committed to equality of opportunity and diversity.