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20 West Main Street, Bathgate, EH48 3QA
£25,112 - £29,106 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week
Work From Home:

This position has expired.

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. 

Family Outreach Worker (Fathers), West Lothian 

Supporting fathers of children affected by parental substance use to minimise the impact on the children 

Full time (36 hours per week) 

£25,112 - £29,106 per annum 

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. 

CLOSING DATE: Tuesday 4 October 2022 

INTERVIEW DATES: Wednesday 12 October 2022

Download an application pack 

or phone 0131 552 0305 

Applications should be emailed to (please note that CVs are not accepted).

Circle is an Equal Opportunities employer 

Scottish Charity No. SC037181  Company No. SC296943