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Family Wellbeing Practitioner (Edinburgh)

  • Part time
  • £26,870 – £31,144 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 5th June 2023

  • Advertised from 25th May 2023
  • 18 hours per week


A fantastic opportunity to join Circle’s team!

Circle Haven Project in partnership with the BWell Together Partnership

Improving the lives of children and families in North Edinburgh

Funded by The City of Edinburgh Council, BWell Together is a partnership in the Northwest of Edinburgh that will work to:

  • improve the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people
  • improve the resilience of children and young people – increasing the capacity for children, young people, and their families, to resolve difficulties and problems
  • increase the capacity of parents/carers in supporting the emotional needs of their children and young people.

The partnership consists of seven agencies: Circle, Stepping Stones North Edinburgh, Granton Youth, Intercultural Youth Scotland, Pilton Children’s Youth Project, Muirhouse Youth Development Project, and Wester Hailes Youth Agency.

As part of this partnership, Circle’s Haven Project is recruiting a part-time Family Wellbeing Practitioner to support families where children and young people are experiencing challenges around mental and emotional wellbeing or distress. Support will include the provision of one-to-one support for children and holistic family support, with the aim of building resilience, parenting capacity and positive relationships.

Funded by City of Edinburgh Council to 31 March 2025

(with possible extension)

Circle 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 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 three years’ experience working with children and families, and possess a professional qualification in health, education, social work, or social care.

Application notes

CLOSING DATE: Monday 5 June 2023 at 12noon

INTERVIEW DATE: Monday 12 June 2023

An application pack is available from our website:

Circle is an Equal Opportunities employer

Scottish Charity No. SC037181 Company No. SC296943