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GIRFEC Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,000 – £25,517
  • Musselburgh
  • Closing 3rd November 2023

  • Advertised from 10th October 2023
  • Salary based on relevant experience. 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Fixed term to 31/07/2025.


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? Do you value great employee benefits such as 360 Wellbeing membership and an annual training budget? Apply to join us!

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 GIRFEC Support Worker to provide bespoke, individually tailored support packages to 17 young people per year who have been identified as not engaging in or coping with mainstream school. The post holder will provide a mixture of one to one intervention and group learning to young people, including support in areas such as wellbeing, personal and emotional development and employability. The successful candidate will support young people to gain employability skills, life skills and accreditation; helping them in to work, apprenticeships, further education or vocational training. They will deliver the service as agreed with East Lothian Council, Inclusion and Wellbeing.

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. 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: Friday 3rd November, 12pm. Applications will be viewed on an ongoing basis and suitable candidates may be invited for interview prior to the closing date.

Interviews: Ongoing.

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

Scottish Charity Number SC036976