This vacancy has now closed

Family Support Co-ordinator

  • Part time
  • £22,584 – £26,284 pro-rata
  • Bellshill
  • Closing 29th June 2020


  • Advertised from 15th June 2020
  • Salary depending on experience. 20 hours

Role

Home-Start Glasgow North and North Lanarkshire is a vibrant community charity making a big impact on families in the local area. Our trained volunteers and staff help families with young children through challenging times. In Scotland, over 1500 volunteers support over 3500 families and nearly 6500 children each year through compassionate, confidential help to parents when they need us most.

The parents we support are often overwhelmed and isolated. They may be struggling with mental health, illness, disability, multiple birth, poverty, domestic abuse, separation or trauma. We provide both 1:1 and group support to families.

We are now looking to welcome further staff members to our North Lanarkshire Team who are based in our Bellshill office. (Currently home working due to COVID-19)

Key responsibilities-

  • Receiving and reviewing requests for support
  • Work alongside families to design the most appropriate support
  • Recruiting, selecting and supporting peer volunteers
  • Carefully match parents/carers with Peer Volunteers to deliver support
  • Ensuring appropriate liaison with referrers and other professionals to maintain the most suitable support families, contributing to care plans and other work of lead professionals where appropriate
  • Monitor and implement standards of child and adult protection at all times.

This role is subject to PVG check

Application notes

For further information on these exciting roles, download an application pack from our website homestartglasgownorth.org.uk/about-us/#join-the-team

email info@homestartglasgownorth.org.uk .

Due to COVID-19, Interviews will be by zoom.

Closing date Mon 29th June 2020 @5pm

Home-Start Glasgow North is committed to equal opportunities.

Charity No. SCO 32736 Company No. SC280855


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