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Employability Support Worker 16+

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

  • Advertised from 27th June 2022
  • Salary based on relevant experience. 17.5 hours per week Monday to Friday. Fixed term for 12 months. Part time / Job share.


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.

Application notes

An application pack may be downloaded from or may be requested by email: or by telephone: 0131 665 1621

Completed applications should be emailed to

Please note we do not accept CVs

Closing date: Friday 15 of July , by email only

Bridges Project is a company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland SC277102

Scottish Charity Number SC036976