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

Employability Support Worker 16+

  • Part time
  • £24,000 – £25,517 pro-rata
  • Musselburgh
  • Closing 15th July 2022

Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people? Do you want a flexible, varied and meaningful job in a supportive team? If so, join Bridges Project at an exciting time as we’re launching a range of new services!

Bridges Project is a leading youth work charity that helps young people aged 12-25 in East Lothian and Midlothian overcome challenges and adapt to adulthood. For nearly 40 years, we have helped young people develop their life skills, improve their educational attainment and move into employment or further education.

We have a vacancy for an Employability Support Worker 16+ to deliver an effective employability casework and group work service to young people who are unemployed or who have left school without a positive destination.

The post holder will support young people to gain employability skills, life skills and accreditation; helping them in to work, further education or vocational training. The successful candidate will take the lead on the service and provide an effective interface between young people, partners and stakeholders involved in the service.

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 Miss Agnes Hunter Trust and Chance to Succeed. A contributory company pension scheme is offered with a 10% employer contribution.

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Employability Support Worker 16+ Spark Your Future

  • Full time
  • £24,000 – £25,517
  • Musselburgh
  • Closing 15th July 2022

Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people? Do you want a flexible, varied and meaningful job in a supportive team? If so, join Bridges Project at an exciting time as we’re launching a range of new services!

Bridges Project is a leading youth work charity that helps young people aged 12-25 in East Lothian and Midlothian overcome challenges and adapt to adulthood. For nearly 40 years, we have helped young people develop their life skills, improve their educational attainment and move into employment or further education.

We have a vacancy for an Employability Support Worker 16 + to deliver an effective employability casework and group work service to young East Lothian residents aged 16-24 furthest away from the labour market and who face a particularly challenging combination of barriers to finding and making progress in work.

The post holder will support young people to gain employability skills, life skills and accreditation; helping them in to work, apprenticeships, further education or vocational training. The successful candidate will provide vocational/industry specific accreditation and training to groups of young people alongside individual support to address particular barriers. They will create, design and develop a programme of delivery which will provide young people with clear pathways to positive destinations and sustainable and fair work.

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’s No One Left Behind Employability Grant Programme. A contributory company pension scheme is offered with a 10% employer contribution.

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Employability Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,000 – £25,517
  • Musselburgh
  • Closing 15th July 2022

Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people? Do you want a flexible, varied and meaningful job in a supportive team? If so, join Bridges Project at an exciting time as we’re launching a range of new services!

Bridges Project is a leading youth work charity that helps young people aged 12-25 in East Lothian and Midlothian overcome challenges and adapt to adulthood. For nearly 40 years, we have helped young people develop their life skills, improve their educational attainment and move into employment or further education.

We have a vacancy for an Employability Support Worker to deliver an effective employability casework service to young people who have either been identified as leaving school in to a negative destination or who are not in education, training or employment. The post holder will support young people to gain employability skills, life skills and accreditation; helping them in to work, further education or vocational training.

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 One Council Partnership Fund. A contributory company pension scheme is offered with a 10% employer contribution.

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Employability Support Worker (Schools)

  • Full time
  • £24,000 – £25,517
  • Musselburgh
  • Closing 15th July 2022

Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people? Do you want a flexible, varied and meaningful job in a supportive team? If so, join Bridges Project at an exciting time as we’re launching a range of new services!

Bridges Project is a leading youth work charity that helps young people aged 12-25 in East Lothian and Midlothian overcome challenges and adapt to adulthood. For nearly 40 years, we have helped young people develop their life skills, improve their educational attainment and move into employment or further education.

We have a vacancy for an Employability Support Worker (Schools) to deliver a yearlong employability skills programme to young people in S4 at school in East Lothian identified as leaving in to a negative destination. The post holder will deliver tailored support packages to young people enabling them to create and realise their career pathways and progress in to post school opportunities. The successful candidate will work in collaboration with all 6 high schools in East Lothian to develop the service.

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 One Council Partnership Fund. A contributory company pension scheme is offered with a 10% employer contribution.

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GIRFEC Support Worker - Inclusion Support Service

  • Full time
  • £24,000 – £25,517
  • Musselburgh
  • Closing 15th July 2022

Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people? Do you want a flexible, varied and meaningful job in a supportive team? If so, join Bridges Project at an exciting time as we’re launching a range of new services!

Bridges Project is a leading youth work charity that helps young people aged 12-25 in East Lothian and Midlothian overcome challenges and adapt to adulthood. For nearly 40 years, we have helped young people develop their life skills, improve their educational attainment and move into employment or further education.

We have a vacancy for a GIRFEC Support Worker to provide bespoke, individually tailored support packages to 17 young people per year who have been identified as not engaging in, or coping with mainstream school. The post holder will provide a mixture of one to one intervention and group learning to young people, including support in areas such as wellbeing, personal and emotional development and employability. The successful candidate will support young people to gain employability skills, life skills and accreditation; helping them in to work, apprenticeships, further

education or vocational training. They will deliver the service as agreed with East Lothian Council, Inclusion and Wellbeing.

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 Inclusion and Wellbeing. A contributory company pension scheme is offered with a 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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This vacancy has now closed

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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This vacancy has now closed

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.

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2 x Independent Living Support Workers, Homemaker service

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,117
  • Musselburgh. Working from home at present
  • Closing 8th October 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 2 vacancies for Independent Living Support Workers 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.

Please note due to covid-19, these posts 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 posts are funded by East Lothian Council. A contributory company pension scheme is offered with 10% employer contribution

*Post 1 Part time - 17.5 hours per week: Monday to Friday. Fixed term until 31/10/2022

Post 2 – Full time – 35 hours per week: Monday to Friday, Fixed term until 31/10/2023

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Independent Living Support Worker, Homemaker service

  • Part time
  • £25,117 pro-rata
  • Musselburgh. Working from home at present
  • Closing 28th January 2022

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.

Please note due to covid-19, this post may 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 posts are funded by East Lothian Council. A contributory company pension scheme is offered with 10% employer contribution

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This vacancy has now closed

Employability Support Worker - Way2Work 16+

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,117
  • Musselburgh. Working between home and office at present
  • Closing 25th March 2022

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 work on the Way2Work 16+ service and provide an effective interface between the young people, partners and stakeholders involved in the service.

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 Chance to Succeed. A contributory company pension scheme is offered with a 10% employer contribution.

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