My Support Day are expanding our team. If you have demonstratable skills as a Family Liaison Officer and partnership working experience, this is an exciting opportunity to undertake rewarding work for a caring and reputable organisation that is passionate about making a difference to families that have been affected by someone else's substance use.
The role of the Family Liaison Worker based in South Lanarkshire locality within the drug and alcohol sector is to work between both services ( statutory & 3rd sector) and families. providing information and sharing concerns between parties. The worker will work with services to gather information on pathways and protocols, providing accessibility criteria, information on the processes involved and where appropriate points of contact for family members. The worker will ensure families have the information they require to understand and where appropriate, with their loved one’s consent, be involved in the process.
My Support Day Family Days
F/T Family Co-ordinator
This a new initiative that My Support Day is developing and collaborating with The Beacons. The project called “Family Days” will be based within the South Lanarkshire Beacons. The project’s focal point will be on a whole family approach threading education throughout, adapting to individual/family needs. Identifying a gap in services working with families affected by substance use; particularly with children/young people that have been affected by someone else’s substance use has highlighted the importance to create work with partners in education, focusing on early intervention and prevention around children and families.
The Family Days sessions will be a safe, supportive, and productive family meetup time, out of school hours to assist children / young people in completing their homework and or to provide extra support where required. Family Days will provide vital support for children who do not otherwise have the help that they need. My Support Day will focus on vital family support via 1:1 support, group setting and focus on education and information sessions in a trauma informed, psychological and nurturing environment addressing trauma and the impact for those affected by someone else’s substance use.
The Family Co-ordinator will lead on developing, co-ordinating and supporting activities of My Support Day’s Family Days and to further develop and enhance the service provided to meet the needs of families that have been affected by someone else’s substance use to engaged with Family Days sessions.