Practice Learning and Development Manager

  • Part time
  • £31,606 – £35,166 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th May 2022

  • Advertised from 9th May 2022
  • 18 hours per week


We are a children and families charity working at the heart of communities across central Scotland. Our purpose is to improve the lives of children by strengthening families.

Circle’s approach builds on strengths, is solution focussed and uses a whole family approach to create a family environment that promotes healthy development in children.

We are recruiting a Practice Learning and Development Manager to join our team (based in our Head Office in Edinburgh). The post holder will be responsible for providing leadership for practice learning across the organisation. You will deliver and co-ordinate practice teaching, and act as a resource to staff.

Circle has a reputation for providing high quality learning opportunities to social work students. One of our core strategic objectives is to build the knowledge base of the social work and social care workforce. Our practice learning is highly regarded by students, employers and universities and is continuing to develop to meet the changing needs of the profession.

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.

Applicants should have a minimum of two years’ experience working in a children and families environment, possess a professional qualification in social work (or a related professional qualification with experience) and have a practice teaching qualification. Experience of managing staff, students or volunteers within a related setting is desirable.

Application notes

CLOSING DATE: 5pm on Wednesday 25 May

INTERVIEW DATE: week beginning Monday 30 May

An application pack is available from our website:

If you would like to discuss any aspect of this post, or the recruitment process, please contact:

Circle is an Equal Opportunities employer

Scottish Charity No. SC037181 Company No. SC29694