Children’s Resilience Worker, East Lothian

  • Part time
  • £25,112 – £29,106 pro-rata
  • East Lothian
  • Closing 10th October 2022

  • Advertised from 23rd September 2022
  • 18 hours per week. Funded until March 2027.


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

Working with families affected by parental substance use.

Funded by Scottish Government and Corra Foundation, the purpose of the post is to provide individual, peer based and group work support to children and young people affected by parental drug and/or alcohol use. The Children’s Resilience Worker will build upon children’s and young people’s existing strengths, support them to connect with peers and to help build resilience. The post holder will help children to have their voice heard. They aim to minimise the impact of parental substance use and will work alongside parents and carers, the wider team along with statutory and voluntary sector colleagues to enable holistic support at the earliest opportunity.

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

Application notes

CLOSING DATE: Monday 10 October 2022

INTERVIEW DATE: Friday 14 October 2022

Application pack available from our website: or phone 0131 552 0305

Circle is an Equal Opportunities employer

Scottish Charity No. SC037181 Company No. SC296943