Day Support Worker – East Lothian

  • Full time or Part time
  • Sessional
  • East Lothian
  • Closing 3rd February 2022


  • Advertised from 7th January 2022
  • £10.02 – £10.42 per hour, depending on qualifications.

Role

A great opportunity has opened to offer Day Support within East Lothian and the surrounding areas. We are looking for Support Workers to work with individuals from their own homes and offer a range of activities to take part in that fits with their needs.

  • Location: Haddington (male* support workers only), Prestonpans, and Musselburgh.
  • Hours can be flexible and discussed at interview.
  • £10.02 – £10.42 per hour, depending on qualifications.
  • Working daytimes – no sleepovers.

This is a great role for someone with a proactive and positive mindset. As a Day Support Worker, you will encourage the people we support to take part in different activities and support them accessing these. You should have a can-do attitude and the ability to think outside the box. In addition to in-person support, you will also plan, organise and find activities in the surrounding areas. This would include looking at local groups, other peers, and 1:1 activities.

Successful candidates will share The Action Group’s values of inclusion and equality, and have a person-centred approach to providing support. Experience in a social care role would be an advantage, but is not required as paid training is provided.

Benefits include:

  • Pension
  • 24/7 employee assistance programme, with access to free legal advice and counselling
  • Good annual leave entitlements
  • Ongoing support, bespoke training and development opportunities
  • TAG Rewards – our exclusive discounts and savings programme
  • Travel time payable where applicable
  • Mileage allowance where applicable

Application notes

To apply, please go to our website, read the job description and complete the application form. Send your completed application form to recruitment@actiongroup.org.uk

The application closing date for this position is Thursday, 3rd February 2022 at 09:00.

Do you have questions before applying? Send an email to recruitment@actiongroup.org.uk

*Some posts are covered by exemptions listed in schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.