This vacancy has now closed

Family Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £23,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 31st March 2020

  • Advertised from 9th March 2020
  • 35 hrs per week. 12 month contract, maternity cover.


Glasgow North East Carers Centre, as part of the Glasgow City Carers Partnership, provides practical and emotional supports to unpaid family Carers, who look after a family member or friend who cannot manage alone due to illness or disability.

Working flexibly throughout the North East Glasgow area, our Family Support Worker will co-ordinate and deliver a wide range of services to Carers which will enable them to manage their caring role and maintain their own health and wellbeing. This will include working in partnership with a range of statutory, voluntary and community organisations.

The successful candidates will deliver assessment and care planning techniques which include focussing on personal outcomes important to our service users, working with Carers to ensure that the changes and outcomes important to them in their lives, are at the centre of the services we provide.

Additional Information

  • Hear from one of our current staff about the Family Support Worker position on our twitter page - @gnecarerscentre
  • All successful candidates will have relevant experience and knowledge of Carers/Young Carers and the issues they may face, good interpersonal skills and excellent administrative abilities.
  • Application packs can be downloaded or by emailing
  • Appointment subject to satisfactory PVG application or scheme update

Registered Charity No: SC02464.

Funded by Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership (Glasgow City HSCP)

Application notes

Completed application should be returned, marked Private and Confidential, FAO The Manager, to

Closing Date for return of Applications – 12 noon, Tuesday 31st March 2020