Circle
Circle

Charity registered in Scotland SC037181

Circle is a Scottish charity providing family support services to some of the most marginalised children and families in Scotland.


Current vacancies

Top job! Head of Operations

  • Full time
  • £42,264 – £45,252
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 20th August 2021

Circle is a Scottish charity providing family support services to some of Scotland’s most marginalised children and families.

This is a senior role within the management team at Circle.

The successful candidate will play a key role working with the Chief Executive and management team to drive the strategic direction, financial wellbeing and operational effectiveness of the organisation. The role will require an experienced, pro-active, and dynamic individual who can drive change and develop new and more effective ways for Circle to achieve their vision for all children to be safe, happy, healthy and nurtured within a stable family which supports them to achieve their potential.

Applicants must have a professional qualification in social work, social care or health and have a strong track record of taking responsibility for safeguarding practice across children and adult services.

A recognised qualification in management/leadership in Health and Social Care is desirable.

Applicants should complete an application form and send to Circle, along with a personal statement stating why you want this post and why you feel you are the right person for the role.

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Children’s Worker (Hamilton) Full-time

  • Full time
  • £24,620 – £28,536
  • Hamilton
  • Closing 18th August 2021

Circle is a Scottish charity providing family support services to some of the most marginalised children and families in Scotland.

We are working in partnership with South Lanarkshire Council and Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire to deliver The Caledonian System, an integrated approach to address men’s domestic abuse and to improve the lives of women, children and men.

The Children’s Worker will focus on:

  • supporting, and advocating for, children affected by domestic abuse
  • understanding and alleviating the impact of domestic abuse on mothers and children
  • undertaking direct work with children, mothers and also fathers who are subject to a Caledonian requirement.

The latter may include direct work with men on a 1:1 basis and involvement in the delivery of group work.

Applicants should have experience of working with children and families affected by domestic abuse, and possess a professional qualification in health, education, social work or social care.

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Family Outreach Worker/Shine Mentor - Families Affected by Imprisonment (FABI)

  • Part time
  • £24,620 – £28,536 pro-rata
  • Tayside
  • Closing 14th May 2021

In partnership with Shine Women's Mentoring Service

Families Affected by Imprisonment (FABI)

Delivering mentoring and outreach family support services for women and their families affected by imprisonment.

The service is available to all adult females who are:

  • currently serving a custodial sentence in Scotland of less than four years and not subject to a statutory order; or
  • on remand; or
  • subject to a Community Payback Order

Applicants should have relevant experience working with women and families affected by their involvement in the justice system, or possess a qualification in social work, social care, health or education.

MAIN TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. To work with mothers pre- and post-release from prison, and their children and families, to minimise the impact on the families and to promote positive change
  2. To work with families to promote a safer lifestyle
  3. To enable parents/carers to develop their parenting capacity and relationships with their children
  4. To run individual, family and group work programmes
  5. To deliver training on the work of the project to other professionals as per contract expectations or good practice sharing
  6. To record, monitor and evaluate all work
  7. To attend supervision, team meetings and in-house training sessions as appropriate
  8. To liaise with other agencies and work in partnership with them to meet the needs of the children and their families
  9. To contribute to the promotion and development of Circle’s work and services
  10. To work within Circle’s policies and procedures, most notably in areas of child protection, equal opportunities, anti-discriminatory practice and user participation
  11. To attend Staff Development Days
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Family Outreach Worker

  • Part time
  • £24,620 – £28,536 pro-rata
  • Harbour Project, Edinburgh
  • Closing 28th May 2021

Working with families affected by parental substance use

Circle is a Scottish charity providing family support services to some of the most marginalised children and families in Scotland.

Funded by The City of Edinburgh Council, our Harbour Project aims to address the needs of, and reduce the risks faced by families and children affected by parental substance use.

Applicants should possess a qualification in social work, social care, education or health, and have relevant experience.

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2 x Family Outreach Workers (Families Affected by Imprisonment (FABI) Project)

  • Part time
  • £24,620 – £28,536 pro-rata
  • Lanarkshire
  • Closing 14th June 2021

We are looking for two part-time Family Outreach Workers to join our Women’s Outreach Team (WOT) in Lanarkshire.

The WOT service is a partnership between Circle and Addictions Support & Counselling (ASC), delivering a whole family support service for mothers and their families in response to the complex health and social care needs experienced by women affected by domestic abuse, substance use and poor mental health.

The posts are funded by The National Lottery Community Fund and the Charles Hayward Foundation until 31 July 2024.

Applicants should possess a qualification in health, education, social work or social care and have relevant experience.

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This vacancy has now closed

Administrator

  • Full time
  • £20,285 – £23,704
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th June 2021

Circle is a Scottish charity providing family support services to some of the most marginalised children and families in Scotland.

We are looking for a full-time Administrator to join our Admin Team. The individual will play a key role in providing efficient, effective and high-quality administrative, financial and HR support to the whole organisation including project workers, the management team and the Chief Executive.

The successful candidate must be committed, hardworking and highly motivated.

Applicants should have extensive experience of providing administrative support in a busy office environment. Ideally they will be skilled in Microsoft Office 365 (including Excel, Word and PowerPoint), and have experience of using a finance package such as Sage or Xero. Experience of working with a CRM database would be advantageous.

The successful applicant will be based in our Head Office in Edinburgh which has been fully risk assessed in line with COVID-19 regulations.

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Family Outreach Worker (Fathers)

  • Full time
  • £24,620 – £28,536
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd July 2021

Supporting fathers of children affected by parental substance use to minimise the impact on the children

Circle is a Scottish charity providing family support services to some of the most marginalised children and families in Scotland.

Our Harbour Project aims to address the needs of, and reduce the risks faced by families and children affected by parental substance use.

The Fathers’ Worker will provide support to fathers affected by substance use who have care of or contact with their children, or are looking to establish contact, by:

  • enabling fathers and male carers to develop their parenting capacity and relationships with their children
  • supporting fathers and male carers to address their substance misuse and attendant risks
  • working with fathers and male carers to promote a safer lifestyle for the family

Funded by Corra Foundation and the Edinburgh Alcohol and Drug Partnership to 31 March 2023

Applicants should possess a qualification in social work, social care, education or health, and have relevant experience.

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