Family Support Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £22,162 – £25,098
  • West Lothian
  • Closing 14th May 2021

  • Advertised from 27th April 2021
  • Full-time 37 hours per week


Home-Start West Lothian is a voluntary organisation committed to promoting the welfare of families with at least one child under five years of age.

We are recruiting a Family Support Coordinator (who will be responsible to the Scheme Manager) who will be supporting local families by conducting needs assessments, signposting and introducing families to appropriate support within their community ensuring all the key needs of the families are met.

The role will involve the supervising, recruitment, training and support a team of volunteers. Our volunteers offer regular support, friendship and practical help to families in their own homes, helping to prevent family crisis and breakdown.

The Family Support Coordinator will assist in all aspects of Home-Start’s work. Qualifications and experience of working with children and families is essential, together with a good standard of education (HND Level 8 or equivalent). The role will require sensitivity and excellent communication and organisation skills. Use of your own car (expenses paid) is necessary. An enhanced disclosure check will be required.

You should understand and be committed to the role of the voluntary sector and be able to work on your own initiative and in a challenging environment.

Application notes

Closing date for applications is: 12.00pm Friday 14th May 2021

Interviews will take place on: Wed 26th May 2021

For more information/application pack please contact

This post is subject to membership of PVG Scheme through Disclosure Scotland

We do not accept CV’s

Cameron House, 13a Fairbairn Road, Livingston, West Lothian EH54 6TS

T 01506 415755


Home-Start West Lothian is committed to equality of opportunity and diversity, and to safer recruitment practice as an important part of safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults.