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Administrator

The post holder will report to the OPFS Falkirk Manager for administrative functions, data, marketing, publicity and information technology services and providing general office support.

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OPFS is Recruiting Four Posts

At OPFS we currently recruiting for four posts, one each in our Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow and North Lanarkshire offices. Family Support Worker (Children and Fathers), North Lanarkshire – Responsible for the delivery of Lanarkshire Service for single dads and their children; …

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‘Hike for Mike’ on West Highland Way

Michael Philbin was a doting father of two daughters. So, when he started working for local charity Edinburgh Lone Fathers Project (run by One Parent Families Scotland) he brought lots of first hand knowledge and empathy about how important fathers …

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OPFS Falkirk 30th Anniversary Celebrations

Our Falkirk branch held a Mad Hatters Tea Party to celebrate 30 years of service in Maddiston. We were delighted to welcome around seventy people. Previous and current families accessing the service came along and enjoyed sandwiches and cake. Children …

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‘Getting Ready for School’ GIVE AWAY

OPFS Dundee Family Support Services are having a ‘Getting Ready for School’ GIVE AWAY this Thurs 9th August between 10.00 – 12 noon in our Community Flat, 14 St Boswells Terrace, St Mary’s. We’ve got nearly new school uniforms, some …

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Assistant Family Support Workers (x3)

We currently have 3 vacancies for assistant family support workers  to join our family support team to deliver children’s groups in two different locations. The post in St Mary’s is to join the existing team and the two posts in …

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Opening of ‘Everyone’s Garden’ at Families House Dundee

Many of the families we engage with are impacted by the effects of poverty. It is well documented that there is a clear correlation between poverty, health inequalities and mental health. Children and young people’s wellbeing can be adversely affected …

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Highlighting our Dundee Employability Service

A Successful Single Parent Story In Dundee, One Parent Families Scotland (OPFS) is working in partnership with several other organisations across the city to make sure single parents’ journeys on the local employability pipeline into work is as smooth as …

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OPFS celebrating 30 years in Falkirk with Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of One Parent Families Scotland (OPFS) in Falkirk it is hosting a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party Wednesday 18th July from 1-3pm.  There will be face painting and fun activities for all the family with tea, …

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Social Impact Report – Flexible Childcare Services Scotland

If you are a single parent on a zero-hours contract how can you get reliable childcare when you need it, and which doesn’t leave you worse off? How do you pay for childcare in order to retrain for work or for better …

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