Family Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,523.28 pro-rata
  • On site: Renfrewshire with flexible working available
  • Closing 29th July 2024

  • Advertised from 9th July 2024
  • 25 hours per week. Fully funded until September 2026 with continued funding anticipated.


About Us

Home-Start Renfrewshire and Inverclyde (HSRI) is a registered charity providing primarily volunteer led, family centred, non-judgmental support to families with at least one child aged under five.

As a valued colleague joining our compassionate and forward-thinking team, you will be part of our vision of walking alongside families, offering intensive family support, empowering families to build on existing strengths, to achieve better wellbeing outcomes for themselves and their children.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Receive referrals for families experiencing difficulties and challenges and, in collaboration with families, assess individual family needs
  • Manage a caseload of families, taking a strengths-based approach ensuring equality of opportunity, fairness, inclusion and diversity
  • Provide home visiting and outreach support for families to help them achieve emotionally healthier, less isolated, more active lives within their local community
  • Work in partnership with parents and carers to empower and build on their parenting skills, enabling them to achieve positive outcomes for their children
  • Encourage parents to play and engage with their children and become involved with their child’s early learning and development
  • Provide information and support for parents on a whole range of issues, signposting to specialist advice when appropriate
  • Collaborate with other professionals/organisations working with the family to ensure the best possible outcome for parents and their children
  • Undertake designated responsibilities to safeguard and promote children’s welfare
  • Complying with the scheme’s administration, monitoring and financial systems

Application notes

This is a rewarding role where you will play a vital role in the lives of children and their families. If this sounds like you then please apply - full details are available in the job pack available to download.

If you would like to have an informal discussion please contact Ashley Greenwood, Lead Coordinator:

The closing date for this role is Monday 29th July at 5pm

Home-Start Renfrewshire and Inverclyde is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications from people with disabilities and anyone who would like support to complete the application process should contact us.

Home-Start Renfrewshire and Inverclyde is committed to safer recruitment practice as an important part of safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults.

Appointment is subject to two satisfactory references and PVG check.

Applications accepted via email to: