Senior Family Support Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £29,604 – £33,378
  • North Lanarkshire (Hybrid working arrangements)
  • Closing 26th May 2022


  • Advertised from 12th May 2022
  • Salary dependant on relevant experience. 35 hrs

Role

Would you like to join a vibrant, exciting, organisation working alongside families with young children in North Lanarkshire? Home-Starts across the UK work alongside families in their own homes and communities to help them prepare for parenthood and the challenges they might face with family life and young children. We understand that parenting can be complex and challenging and no two families are the same. Home-Start works alongside families and pregnant families providing1:1 volunteer support, groups, peer support, information and awareness raising. We have also recently started working in partnership to provide support in schools and counselling. Our tailored support provides families with opportunities to build on skills, confidence, and to connect with other parents in their community. We provide a listening ear, and our non-judgemental, compassionate, confidential support offers a vital lifeline in partnership with other organisations to parents when they need it most.

We know Home-Start Glasgow North and North Lanarkshire is making a big impact on families with young children.

We are now excited to welcome a new Senior Family Support Co-ordinator who has the passion, enthusiasm, and vision to lead the team of staff and volunteers in North Lanarkshire to ensure children have the best possible start in life.

The role is initially funded for 2 years, with the possibility of extended funding.

Do you have what we are looking for?

  • Experience of leading, inspiring, managing and supporting a small team
  • Good working knowledge of family support, child protection and child development
  • Experience of developing new relationships and connections
  • An understanding of the needs of babies, children, and families
  • Experience of training
  • Experience of working alongside volunteers/staff
  • Great IT skills
  • A passion to learn and share your own learning
  • Team player but ability to self-motivate
  • A car driver with access to a car

This role is subject to PVG checks.

Home-Start is committed to Equality of Opportunity and Diversity.

Application notes

If you would like to discuss any aspect of this exciting role further, please email Nikki@homestartglasgownorth.org.uk (Director) or to apply download an application pack from our website homestartglasgownorth.org.uk, or email info@homestartglasgownorth.org.uk.

Closing date: 5 pm, Thursday 26th May

Home-Start Glasgow North is committed to equal opportunities.

Charity No. SCO32736 Company No. SC280855


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