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Children & Family Worker

  • Full time
  • £26,209 – £28,521
  • Drumchapel, Glasgow
  • Closing 20th March 2023

  • Advertised from 6th March 2023
  • 35 hours per week.


1 post - Fixed term to 31st March 2025 (with an extension subject to funding)

1 post – Maternity Cover

An exciting opportunity to be part of a growing and evolving award-winning organisation which pushes boundaries and works to change the landscape for children & families.

3D Drumchapel is a Charity which has been working with children and families in Drumchapel and surrounding areas for 25 years. We journey with children, families and communities to build strong foundations for families to thrive. We aim to strengthen family relationships, support parents to be the best parents they can be, improve family health & wellbeing, support children's development and build capacity in communities for family support delivery. Our services include a perinatal programme, parent & child sessions, parenting programmes, learning & development sessions, outdoor play, peer support groups, 1-1 support, family support in schools and practical support including Bairn Necessities which redistributes clothing and equipment for 0-5 years. We also lead the Drumchapel Children & Families Network which brings together children & families, third sector, social work, health, education, police and housing to work together to improve outcomes for children and families in Drumchapel.

The role

The role is to journey with families and facilitate family support with children and families in Drumchapel and surrounding areas including-

  • parent & child sessions(indoors & outdoors)
  • peer support groups with parents
  • parenting support
  • issue-based workshops with parents and children
  • 1-1 practical and emotional support including via home visits
  • Referring and signposting families for further support

What we are looking for

We are looking for someone with a passion and ability to engage and journey with families who follow our values of INTEGRITY, LOVE, EXCELLENCE & COLLABORATION with the following skills and experience –

Skills -

  • Ability to build and develop trusting and nurturing relationships with parents and families
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent proven facilitation skills
  • Ability to work flexibly

Experience –

  • 2 years previous experience of working with parents and children in a community setting
  • Experience of facilitating group work with adults
  • Experience facilitating play sessions
  • Experience providing parenting support

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a skilled, supportive and inspiring team working with children and families to make a real difference and change outcomes in Drumchapel and beyond. It is a good time to join our team as we seek to break new ground and take 3D Drumchapel to the next level.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary which rises for 3 years
  • 6% employer pension
  • 35 days annual leave which grows with length of service (including 10 days public holidays)
  • Flexible working in line with the needs of the Charity
  • Opportunities for growth & development including comprehensive induction & training programme, coaching & mentoring, support & supervision, appraisals and team development
  • Nurturing environment

Application notes

If you would like to find out more information or would like to discuss this opportunity, please contact Elaine Milmine 01419445740

Find out more about 3D Drumchapel and our services via our website

Please submit your application form clearly stating what post you are applying for by email to by Monday 20th March 2023