Bridges Project
Bridges Project

Charity registered in Scotland SC036976

Bridges Project is an independent, local charity which works with young people in East Lothian and Midlothian to help them manage the transition from adolescence to young adulthood and life beyond school.

Current vacancies

Independent Living Support Worker, Homemaker service

  • Part time
  • £25,117 pro-rata
  • Musselburgh. Working from home at present
  • Closing 5th August 2021

Bridges Project - Inspiring young people to build a confident future

Bridges Project is an independent, local charity which works with young people in East Lothian and Midlothian to help them manage the transition from adolescence to young adulthood and life beyond school. We assist young people to avoid long-term poverty by supporting them to acquire the skills they need to work towards managing a mainstream outcome such as employment, further education or training.

We have a vacancy for an Independent Living Support Worker within our Skills for Life team to assist young people in East Lothian with specific housing needs to secure, maintain and sustain their own tenancies alongside supporting them to develop independent living skills.

It is essential that candidates have a full, clean driving licence and constant use of a car. Membership of the PVG scheme will be an essential requirement of the post. The post is funded by East Lothian Council and is available in the first instance until 31st August 2022. A contributory company pension scheme is offered with 10% employer contribution.

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Employability Support Worker (16+)

  • Part time
  • £25,117 pro-rata
  • Musselburgh. Working from home at present.
  • Closing 5th August 2021

Bridges Project - Inspiring young people to build a confident future

Bridges Project is an independent, local charity which works with young people in East Lothian and Midlothian to help them manage the transition from adolescence to young adulthood and life beyond school.

We have a vacancy for an Employability Support Worker to deliver an effective employability casework and group work service to vulnerable and disadvantaged young people living in East Lothian and Midlothian who are unemployed or who have left school without a positive destination. The post holder will take the lead on the Way2Work 16+ service and provide an effective interface between the young people, partners and stakeholders involved in the service.

Please note due to covid-19, this post will most likely start supporting young people remotely and working from home.

It is essential that candidates have a full, clean driving licence and constant use of a car. Membership of the PVG scheme will be an essential requirement of the post. The post is part funded by the Agnes Hunter Trust. A contributory company pension scheme is offered with a 10% employer contribution.

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Support Worker (Mental health)

  • Part time
  • £25,117 pro-rata
  • Musselburgh. Working from home at present.
  • Closing 5th August 2021

Bridges Project - Inspiring young people to build a confident future

Bridges Project is an independent, local charity which works with young people in East Lothian and Midlothian to help them manage the transition from adolescence to young adulthood and life beyond school.

We have a vacancy for a Support Worker (Mental health) to deliver tailored support packages to young people aged 14 to 19 across East Lothian and Midlothian to help them cope with the mental health effects of the covid-19 pandemic. The post holder will provide an effective casework service designed to help young people manage the transition to adult responsibilities by establishing their needs and assisting them to acquire the skills required for managing everyday life.

Please note due to covid-19, this post will most likely start supporting young people remotely and working from home.

It is essential that candidates have a full, clean driving licence and constant use of a car. Membership of the PVG scheme will be an essential requirement of the post. The post is funded by the People’s Postcode Trust. A contributory company pension scheme is offered with a 10% employer contribution.

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Support Worker (Young carers)

  • Part time
  • £25,117 pro-rata
  • Musselburgh. Working from home at present.
  • Closing 5th August 2021

Bridges Project - Inspiring young people to build a confident future

Bridges Project is an independent, local charity which works with young people in East Lothian and Midlothian to help them manage the transition from adolescence to young adulthood and life beyond school.

We have a vacancy for a Support Worker (Young carers) to deliver individually tailored support packages to young people with caring responsibilities. The post holder will contribute to the day-to-day operation of the project and provide an effective interface between the young people, partners and stakeholders involved in the service. They will be responsible for supporting young people in areas such as personal development, wellbeing and employability.

Please note due to covid-19, this post will most likely start supporting young people remotely and working from home.

It is essential that candidates have a full, clean driving licence and constant use of a car. Membership of the PVG scheme will be an essential requirement of the post. The post is funded by East Lothian Council and is available until 31st August 2022. A contributory company pension scheme is offered with a 10% employer contribution.

Shortlist