This vacancy has now closed

Family Support Coordinator (VIG)

  • Part time
  • £23,946 – £26,236 pro-rata
  • Stirling
  • Closing 3rd February 2020

  • Advertised from 17th January 2020
  • 21 hours per week (must include Thursday)


We are looking to recruit a permanent Family Support Coordinator to join our team based in Raploch. Home-Start Stirling works with families who have at least one child under the age of five years and are experiencing challenging times. Home-Start Stirling provides support within the family home by trained volunteers with the aim of helping families to achieve lasting change that will improve the early life environment for their children. As Family Support Coordinator you will be expected to coordinate support to families, provide support and supervision to volunteers allocated to families on your caseload, some direct work with parents and children and this could include facilitation of some groupwork. This post has the added responsibility of facilitation of our VIG service (Video Interactive Guidance) and previous training and accreditation in VIG would be desirable, but as full training and accreditation can be provided, a willingness to work towards accreditation in this area is essential.

Previous experience of working with children and families is essential. Facilitation of training and working with volunteers would be desirable. Experience of working within the Third Scetor mwould be an advantage.

Full driving licence and use of a car would be desirable but not essential.

This post is also subject to registration with the SSSC (Scottish Social Services Council) and therefore the candidate will have to hold a minimum level of HNC/SVQ 3 qualification in a related field.

For an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Rachel Keenan – 01786 498466.

Post is subject to an PVG and suitable references.

Application notes

An application pack is available for download below.

Closing date: Monday 3rd February 2020

Interview date: Monday 17th February 2020

Home-Start Stirling is committed to equal opportunities.