Come and join our fantastic team at Scottish Families!

Current vacancies:

FAMILY SUPPORT ASSISTANT – FORTH VALLEY FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICE

 35 hours per week

(Part-time/ Job share hours will be considered)

Two-Year Post

£19,380 per annum

Plus 4% employer pension contribution

Based in Forth Valley (Falkirk, Stirling & Clackmannanshire)

This new post will support the delivery of the Forth Valley Family Support Service. This includes delivering community-based services that specifically address the needs of families affected by alcohol and drugs.

The post-holder will be responsible for maintaining and delivering a range of support services in Forth Valley to families and support groups affected by someone else’s substance use, ensuring an effective response to the needs of support groups and evaluating and demonstrating the impact of our services.

This includes working with the assistance and support of the Senior Family Support Development Officer to facilitate family support groups; work with individuals on a one to one basis, addressing specific issues; provide advocacy to both support groups and individual family members, and actively promote family recovery and family inclusive practice.

The post has a Forth Valley wide remit and will involve significant travel throughout the region and some to our offices in Glasgow.  It is expected that the post holder will be required to work some evenings and occasional weekends. Due to the nature of this post, access to a car is essential. This post will be part of Scottish Families’ staff team and be supervised by the Senior Family Support Development Officer.

You can find out more information about our work in ‘Change Will Come’, our Strategic Plan 2020-23 and our Impact Report 2019-20.

THIS IS A RE-ADVERTISEMENT – previous applicants will automatically be reconsidered and need not reapply.

Closing date: 11.59pm, Sunday 18 October 2020

(Applicants being invited to interview will be advised by 5pm on Wednesday 21 October).

Interviews will be held (via Zoom video link) on Friday 30 October 2020.

How to apply:

JOB DESCRIPTION – Family Support Assistant

SFAD-Application-Form-Family Support Assistant

SFAD-Equality-Diversity-Monitoring-Form – Family Support Assistant

 

TO APPLY FOR THIS POST, PLEASE UPLOAD YOUR COMPLETED APPLICATION FORM AND EQUALITY & DIVERSITY MONITORING FORM TO OUR BREATHE HR PORTAL: https://sfad.breathehr.com/recruitment/vacancies/13329

PLEASE NOTE!! YOU MUST UPLOAD BOTH COMPLETED FORMS AT THE SAME TIME AS YOU ADD YOUR PERSONAL DETAILS TO BREATHE, THE SYSTEM DOES NOT ALLOW YOU TO RETURN LATER TO UPLOAD YOUR FORMS.

For an informal discussion about this post, or if you have any queries about uploading your forms, please contact:

Lynne Wandrum (Senior Family Support Development Officer) at lynne@sfad.org.uk/ mob 07484 024407.

(Note Lynne is on leave from Friday 9 October until the closing date. During this period please contact Carly Patterson at carly@sfad.org.uk/ mob 07879 674061).

Please note our national office in Glasgow is currently closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak, and all staff are working from home.

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