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We are Hiring!

Coordinator – part time 21 hours per week

Salary – £21,895 per annum pro rata (full time hours 35 per week)

Home-Start Aberdeen works with families in the local area with complex needs, who have at least one child pre-birth to age 5.  Our vision is for every child in our area to have the best possible start in life. 

We are excited to be recruiting a highly motivated Coordinator to join our small team.  Taking a strength-based and family centred approach, you will manage a case load of supported families and provide support, supervision and training to volunteers working with families.      

You will be an excellent communicator and quickly able to establish and maintain effective relationships with families and volunteers.  You will have a strong understanding of children’s early years development, the importance of attachment and bonding and the potential impact of trauma on children and their parents. You will be flexible in approach and able to multitask with good organisational skills.  Experience of working with families is essential (paid or voluntary) and experience of working with volunteers would be an advantage. You will be required to do home visits to families as part of this role therefore a full UK driving license and access to a car/vehicle for work is required. 

This post is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund and is offered on a part time basis until April 2022.  Any extension will be subject to funding.

The post is subject to a PVG check at enhanced level.

Our office is based in Aberdeen city centre; the team are currently working from home.

Home Start Aberdeen positively welcomes and seeks to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment. We encourage applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, gender, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or nationality. 

For an application pack  in an alternative format  email us at admin@homestartaberdeen.org.uk.

 

Further information on the fantastic work we do can be found on our website or by phoning us on 07377 528596.

 

Interested candidates are asked to send completed application forms to admin@homestartaberdeen.org.uk  by 5pm on 17th September 2021.

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About Us

Home-Start Aberdeen is a local community network of trained volunteers and expert support helping families with young children through their challenging times. We are there for parents when they need us most because childhood can’t wait. 

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Get Support

There is no rule book for raising a family and sometimes it can seem overwhelming.  Many parents need friendship and support during these years, when children are young. 

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Volunteer

We are very grateful to all the volunteers and organisations who contribute to our work. With a growing requirement for support from city-based families, we are always looking for new volunteers and fundraising support. 

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Support Us

As a charity Home Start Aberdeen engages with several organisations, groups and individuals to raise funds throughout the year which are vital in helping us to support and reach more families in Aberdeen. Do you want to help? 

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News and Events

Walkers for Home-Start Aberdeen raising funds in tartan

Walkers for Home-Start Aberdeen raising funds in tartan

A volunteer who is raising funds for leading Aberdeen family support charity, Home-Start Aberdeen, is encouraging and seeking others to take part in the virtual Kiltwalk this weekend and help raise vital funds for local families.
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Report shines a light on baby inequalities as charities call on Government to act now to avoid a “Post-COVID19 lottery”

Report shines a light on baby inequalities as charities call on Government to act now to avoid a “Post-COVID19 lottery”

Charity collective Best Beginnings, Home-Start UK and the Parent-Infant Foundation reveal key findings from an online survey of over 5,000 parents that highlight the chronic under resourcing of services for families, the inequalities in babies’ early experiences and its worsening forecast due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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70-year old Charity Volunteer Skydive Mission

70-year old Charity Volunteer Skydive Mission

An Aberdeen grandmother had been gearing up to do a skydive at the weekend to mark turning 70 and to raise money for local charity Home-Start Aberdeen. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic the skydive has been postponed, but Jean, who has been a Home-Start volunteer for 4 years is encouraging the public to get behind her and show support for local families who are struggling.
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Our charity is one of the UK’s largest Home-Start schemes, providing up to 229 families and 360 children with 27,500 hours of emotional and practical support in their own homes each year.

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Charity Shop

Home-Start Aberdeen’s charity shop is in the heart of Aberdeen city at 101 George Street, opposite John Lewis. We welcome donations from individuals, groups and company collections and offer an uplift service within Aberdeen city and Westhill. 

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Get in touch

Get in touch with us if you have any queries and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Phone

01224 693545

Main Office

1A Alford Place
Aberdeen
AB10 1YD

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admin@homestartaberdeen.org.uk

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