This vacancy has now closed

Family Support Assistant – Forth Valley Family Support Service

  • Full time
  • £19,380
  • Based in Forth Valley (Falkirk, Stirling & Clackmannanshire)
  • Closing 18th October 2020

  • Advertised from 17th September 2020
  • 35 hours per week (Part-time/ Job share hours will be considered) Two-Year Post
  • 4% employer pension contribution


Come and join our fantastic team at Scottish Families!

This new post will support the delivery of the Forth Valley Family Support Service. This includes delivering community-based services that specifically address the needs of families affected by alcohol and drugs.

The post-holder will be responsible for maintaining and delivering a range of support services in Forth Valley to families and support groups affected by someone else’s substance use, ensuring an effective response to the needs of support groups and evaluating and demonstrating the impact of our services.

This includes working with the assistance and support of the Senior Family Support Development Officer to facilitate family support groups; work with individuals on a one to one basis, addressing specific issues; provide advocacy to both support groups and individual family members; and actively promote family recovery and family inclusive practice.

The post has a Forth Valley wide remit and will involve significant travel throughout the region and some to our offices in Glasgow. It is expected that the post holder will be required to work some evenings and occasional weekends. Due to the nature of this post, access to a car is essential. This post will be part of Scottish Families’ staff team and be supervised by the Senior Family Support Development Officer.

Application notes

THIS IS A RE-ADVERTISEMENT – previous applicants will automatically be reconsidered and need not reapply.

Please see for more information and application details.

Closing date: 11.59pm, Sunday 18 October 2020.