Support Worker (Young Carers)

  • Part time
  • £24,000 – £25,517 pro-rata
  • Musselburgh
  • Closing 20th February 2023

  • Advertised from 16th January 2023
  • 28 hours per week, Monday to Friday


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’ve recently launched 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 Support Worker (Young Carers) to provide individually tailored support packages to young people with a caring responsibility in East Lothian. The post holder will support young carers and young adult carers in areas such as personal development, wellbeing and employability. The successful candidate will ensure young people increase their confidence, educational attainment and employability outcomes.

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 Triangle Trust. 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: Monday 20th February 2023, 12pm. By email only

Interviews will be held on Monday 27th February 2023

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

Scottish Charity Number SC036976