This vacancy has now closed

Support Worker (Young carers)

  • Part time
  • £25,117 pro-rata
  • Musselburgh. Working from home at present.
  • Closing 5th August 2021

  • Advertised from 22nd July 2021
  • 17.5 hours per week: Monday to Friday. Fixed term until 31/08/2022. Combining 2 current part time Bridges Project vacancies to make 1 full time post may be considered


Bridges Project - Inspiring young people to build a confident future

Bridges Project is an independent, local charity which works with young people in East Lothian and Midlothian to help them manage the transition from adolescence to young adulthood and life beyond school.

We have a vacancy for a Support Worker (Young carers) to deliver individually tailored support packages to young people with caring responsibilities. The post holder will contribute to the day-to-day operation of the project and provide an effective interface between the young people, partners and stakeholders involved in the service. They will be responsible for supporting young people in areas such as personal development, wellbeing and employability.

Please note due to covid-19, this post will most likely start supporting young people remotely and working from home.

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 and is available until 31st August 2022. 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: Thursday 5th August at 12 noon, by email only

Interviews will be held week commencing 9th August by Zoom.

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

Scottish Charity Number SC036976