To build positive relationships with children and families at St Clare’s Primary School with the aim of providing family support and developing positive engagement within the school and the child’s learning.
An application pack is available for download below.
Closing date: Monday 18th July.
Family Support Worker (Schools)
Postcode: G15 7HA
Home-Start Renfrewshire & Inverclyde have an exciting opportunity for a Wellbeing Support Worker to join our growing service in Renfrewshire.
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 Paisley. You will have similar experience in a work-related capacity together with excellent IT and communication skills.
You join us at an exciting time as we continue to play our part in helping Scotland's children and families recover from the impact of the Covid 19 pandemic. We are a dynamic charity focussed on leading transformational change for children so that they stay safe, happy and well in their own families and communities.
Children 1st has records dating back to 1884 and the Research and Archive Assistant will play a key role in turning this collection into a comprehensive, accessible archive enabling Children 1st to have a detailed understanding of its history, shape future research projects and facilitate access to those records from children and families who were supported historically. We have initially a two year funded position.
What kind of person will make a good Research and Archive Assistant for Children 1st?
Your main office base can be Glasgow or Edinburgh with occasional travel to archive search rooms in Glasgow and Edinburgh
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?
This role is subject to PVG checks.
This is an exciting opportunity to carry out an important role within an innovative partnership between Children 1st and the Health & Social Care Partnership and Education Department within East Renfrewshire.
You will be joining our Children 1st Care Experienced Attainment team who operate alongside colleagues within Education and Social Work to reduce the attainment gap between those young people who are care experienced and those who are not. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to grow and learn without barriers, allowing them to feel loved, nurtured and supported to realise their dreams. The care experienced community is full of people who inspire us every day and by working alongside them, we can begin to understand their story, listen to what might help and ensure an equality of opportunities.
Working closely in partnership with colleagues from education, health, social work and other parts of the third sector, you will provide a crucial role in supporting the emotional wellbeing of children and young people within the context of their education, their family and their wider world.
What kind of person will make a great Project Worker for Children 1st?
What kind of Project Worker will you be?
Knowing our ambition for children, you will be someone who is:
If you have experience of supporting children and young people within an education environment and have a passion for working alongside families, have experience of keeping children safe, are committed to restorative approaches, and have a professional qualification in a relevant area such as Social Work, Teaching or equivalent in Child Care/Social Care or related area, accredited counselling qualification, or other relevant qualification at SCQF level 9 or higher then we want to hear from you. In particular, we are seeking to further enhance our diversity from the perspective of ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender and disability.
Your base will be shared between connecting in schools, our office in Giffnock, home working and time spent alongside families in their local community.
Salary, Conditions, Pension
We will offer you a competitive salary, generous annual leave entitlement (40 days inclusive of 9 public holidays), flexible working opportunities and a contributory pension scheme.
This is fixed term, full time post of 35 hours a week, funded until 31 July 2023. Hours to be worked flexibly to meet the needs of the service. However, Wednesdays are seen as our ‘core day’ and when essential service activities take place such as team meetings.