This vacancy has now closed

Activity Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £17,688 – £19,229 pro-rata
  • Linburn Centre, Edinburgh
  • Closing 18th August 2021

  • Advertised from 5th August 2021
  • 25 hours per week


Would you like to join an exciting and unique service for Armed Forces veterans with a vision impairment?

Our Linburn Centre is an activity hub to support the independence of armed forces veterans with sight loss. We are looking for an activity support worker to join our team of skilled and enthusiastic staff.

In the activity support worker role, you will work with our members to develop ways to support their independence and wellbeing. This will be through the development and facilitation of a varied and engaging activities programme. You will work with members both individually and in group settings, enabling them to gain the maximum benefit and enjoyment from their time in the Centre whilst also being adaptable and responsive to their current and future needs within the Centre.

Applicants must have a commitment to working with people with sight loss to maximise their choice and control over their lives. If you do not already have an SVQ2 in health and social care, we will expect you to be willing to work towards this qualification.

Application notes

Closing date: Wednesday 18 August 2021

To find out more about this role and to apply, please visit Activity Support Workers - Sight Scotland (

If you require any of the information relating to this role in an alternative format, please email

Sight Scotland Veterans is the new name for Scottish War Blinded.