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Senior Young People’s Worker, East Lothian Project

  • Full time
  • £31,772 – £33,517
  • East Lothian
  • Closing 8th June 2023

  • Advertised from 9th May 2023
  • 36 hours per week


Circle is a Scottish charity providing whole family support services to some of the most marginalised children and families in Scotland. We have recently partnered with Scottish Families Affected by Drugs and Alcohol as an ‘early adopter’ site across East Lothian to deliver the Grow Your Own Routes programme. This programme will support young people affected by family substance use.

We have an exciting opportunity for a committed and enthusiastic individual to join our team.

Funded by Scottish Government’s Whole Family Wellbeing Fund for three years, Grow Your Own Routes aims to ensure that young people affected by substance use are visible, have a voice and are empowered to effect change.

The team aims to reduce harm and the impact of substance use on young people by offering strengths-based and co-produced one-to-one, peer, advocacy and group work in youth and community settings.

Funded until 31 March 2026

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

We offer excellent staff benefits including a competitive salary, generous pension contribution, flexible working, an employee assistance programme and generous annual leave.

We are committed to finding the right people for the jobs that we advertise.

Application notes

CLOSING DATE: Thursday 8th June 2023

INTERVIEW DATE: Friday 16 June 2023,1pm - 4pm

An application form and job description are available from our website:

or phone 0131 552 0305

Circle is an Equal Opportunities employer

Scottish Charity No. SC037181 Company No. SC296943