Circle’s aim is to support the most disadvantaged children and families to improve their lives and promote their development. We do this by building trusted relationships and providing persistent positive support. We work with individuals to help them build upon existing strengths in order to make positive lifestyle choices.

Children’s Resilience Worker, East Lothian
Working with families affected by parental substance use

Funded by East Lothian Council, 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 build resilience. Through the development of this support, the post will help minimise the impact of parental substance use. The post holder will work alongside parents and carers, the wider team and statutory and voluntary sector colleagues to enable holistic support at the earliest opportunity.

Part time (18 hpw)
Expected to be funded for at least one year
Pro-rata to £24,376 – £28,253 per annum

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

CLOSING DATE: Thursday 4 February 2021
INTERVIEW DATE: Friday 12 February 2021 (on MS Teams)

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