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Senior Practitioner - Children and Families & Early Intervention

  • Full time
  • £28,817
  • Forth Valley Wide Service
  • Closing 25th June 2023

  • Advertised from 16th May 2023
  • 35 hours per week


Role and Service Profile

Time 4 Us works across Forth Valley providing support to children, young people and families who have been impacted by substance use. The service aims to increase parenting capacity and enhance children’s self-esteem, confidence, and resilience, whilst supporting families to make positive choices. Time 4 Us aims to assist families to stay together, where it is in a child or young person’s best interest to do so.

Time 4 Us also offers an Early Intervention Service across Forth Valley responding to low level concerns, which have come to the attention of Police Scotland about children, young people, and families where substance use, mental health and other difficulties have been identified. We understand that from time-to-time family life can have its complications and in these times of crisis we offer early help to address the presenting challenges or problems being experienced.

The Senior Practitioner will oversee both the children, young people, and families Core Service and the Early Intervention Service.

Organisational Profile

Transform Forth Valley is a Scottish based registered charity limited by guarantee (SC033772).

Transform Forth Valley is governed by a Board of Directors and is strategically led, managed, and operated on a day-to-day basis by a Corporate Leadership Team consisting of a Chief Executive, Operational and Corporate Service Managers.

Transform Forth Valley offer a wide range of services to support individuals and families who are impacted by inequality, whether this be societal, financial or in relation to their health.

Transform Forth Valley is dedicated to empowering individuals and families to live a more fulfilled life. We work with partners to actively challenge inequalities and to achieve sustainable change.

You can find out more about Transform Forth Valley here:


Leave – For full time employees Transform Forth Valley offer 30 days of Annual Leave plus 9 days of Statutory Holiday per annum.

Pension – If eligible Transform Forth Valley will auto enrol you into our pension scheme where we will contribute 5%, and employee’s a minimum of 3%, of your pensionable salary.

Flexible Day – Non-Statutory Scheme – Transform Forth Valley offers a voluntary scheme where you can opt in to work extra hours to accrue a Flexible Day off every 4 weeks.

Wellbeing Days – For permanent members of staff, who have completed their probationary period, Transform Forth Valley offer two day’s paid leave of absence per annum as a ‘wellbeing day’ to support positive mental, physical, and emotional wellbeing for staff.

Death in Service Insurance – If eligible Transform Forth Valley will place you into the scheme upon commencement of employment and the lump sum benefit is 4 x Basic Annual Salary.

Application notes

Please send completed Application, Equal Opportunities Monitoring and Criminal Convictions Declaration Forms to

If, however you wish to return your Application, Equal Opportunities Monitoring and Criminal Convictions Declaration Forms by post, please send to: HR, Transform Forth Valley, Office 2.6, The e-Centre, Cooperage Business Village, Cooperage Way, Alloa, FK10 3LP.

For an informal chat about the post please contact, Diane Cairns, Service Manager (Time 4 Us), on 07309 780 948.

Interview date: Friday 30th June at Transform Forth Valley Office at Office 2.6, the e-Centre, Cooperage Way, Cooperage Way Business Village, Alloa, FK10 3LP.

As part of the Interview Process candidates will be asked to prepare a presentation and further details will be confirmed to applicants who have secured an interview on Tuesday 27th June.