Employability Support Worker (Schools)

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

  • Advertised from 27th June 2022
  • Salary based on relevant experience. 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Fixed term until 31/03/2023.


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.

Application notes

An application pack may be downloaded from bridgesproject.org.uk or may be requested by email: mail@bridgesproject.org.uk or by telephone: 0131 665 1621

Completed applications should be emailed to mail@bridgesproject.org.uk

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