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Family Support Officer

  • Part time
  • £32,723 pro-rata
  • Based in central Glasgow
  • Closing 27th November 2023

  • Advertised from 13th November 2023
  • 25 hours per week


West Scotland Deaf Children’s Society (WSDCS) provides social and emotional support to deaf children, young people and their families. Our charity is based in Glasgow City Centre but provides support across the West of Scotland through clubs, events and our Family Support Service. WSDCS is committed to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people, working to empower them and improve mental health and wellbeing. To support this work, we are recruiting for the above position.

WSDCS is an organisation led by a Board of Trustees. We maintain a reputation of working positively with families, keeping them at the centre of everything we do. The day-to-day work of the charity is delivered by our small staff team and we are looking for a new Family Support Officer to help us achieve our goals and ambitions.

The focus of the role will be to provide information and support to families and carers of deaf children and young people and support our wider programme of activities for families. We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic person who can help evolve the society and work with our friendly team.

WSDCS works closely with NDCS and other professionals and organisations to provide the best possible support for families who have a deaf child or children. We deliver consistent and high-quality support based on child-centred principles and practice.

To discuss the post in more detail, please contact Heather Young, Co-Chair of the Board, by emailing

Application notes

The closing date for applications is 9am on 27 November 2023.

We expect interviews to be held in Glasgow week commencing 11 December 2023.

WSDCS is aiming to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to promoting work-life balance amongst its staff.

WSDCS is a Scottish Registered Charity (SC012285).