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Family Outreach Worker (Fathers)

  • Full time
  • £25,112 – £29,106
  • West Lothian
  • Closing 4th October 2022

  • Advertised from 25th August 2022
  • 36 hours per week


Circle is 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.

The Fathers’ Worker (as part of our West Lothian Project) 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 use and attendant risks

• working with fathers and male carers to promote a safer lifestyle for the family

The post is funded by Corra Foundation and West Lothian Council until June 2025

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.

A qualification in social care, health, education or social work is desirable, but equivalent experience will also be considered.

Application notes

CLOSING DATE: 4th October 2022 5pm

INTERVIEW DATE: 12th October 2022

Download an application pack

or phone 0131 552 0305

Circle is an Equal Opportunities employer

Scottish Charity No. SC037181 Company No. SC296943