Family Group Worker

  • Full time
  • £23,935 – £25,270
  • Hybrid: Glasgow North - Flexible working/community based. Some home-working
  • Closing 24th July 2024


  • Advertised from 3rd July 2024
  • Starting salary dependant on relevant experience. 35 hrs per week. Initially funded for one year with the possibility of extended funding.

Role

Would you like to join a vibrant, exciting team working alongside families and volunteers in North Glasgow?

Home-Start Glasgow North and North Lanarkshire is a charity making a big impact on families with young children (under 5) in the local area. We are now excited to welcome a new, confident, passionate, and enthusiastic Family Group Worker to our team who will support the expansion, promotion and delivery of groups in North Glasgow.

Home-Starts across the UK work alongside families in their own homes and in communities to help them through challenging times. We support parents through 1:1 volunteer support and groups helping them to cope with the stresses and strains of life and make sure they have the skills, confidence, and strength they need to nurture their children. We provide a listening ear, and our non-judgemental, compassionate, confidential support offers a vital lifeline to parents and helps ensure children have the best possible start in life.

The role is initially funded for one year with the possibility of extended funding.

Do you have what we are looking for?

  • Creative personality and passionate about working with children and families
  • Experience of planning and delivering groups for families with young children
  • Good IT skills (Microsoft)
  • Team player but ability to self-motivate and inspire others
  • A car driver with access to a car

Application notes

If you would like to discuss any aspect of this exciting role further, please email gillian@homestartgnnl.org.uk, or to apply download an application pack from our website homestartgnnl.org.uk.org.uk, or email info@homestartgnnl.org.uk

Closing date: Wednesday 24 July at 5 pm

Home-Start Glasgow North and North Lanarkshire is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications from people with disabilities and anyone who needs support to complete the application process should contact us.

Home-Start Glasgow North and North Lanarkshire is committed to safer recruitment practice as an important part of safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults. This post is subject to PVG checks.

Charity No. SCO32736 Company No. SC280855

This post is part-funded by BBC Children in Need


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