Independent Living Support Worker, Homemaker service

  • Full time
  • £24,000 – £26,000
  • Musselburgh (On site)
  • Closing 17th May 2024

  • Advertised from 28th March 2024
  • Salary based on relevant experience. 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday.


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 an Independent Living Support Worker to provide holistic, bespoke and person-centred one-to-one and group support to 40 young people aged 15-25 in East Lothian with the aim of:

• Supporting people to thrive within the home environment

• Preventing people from losing their home

• Helping people into a home

The successful candidate will deliver a professional homemaker service to young tenants and prospective young tenants on an outreach and centre basis. The post holder will work with partner agencies to ensure the homemaking needs of young people who are referred in to the service are met and will support young people to develop the skills required to live independently. The post holder will work with colleagues to ensure young people benefit from the range of services and activities within Bridges Project.

This is an exciting position in which the successful candidate will take pride in helping people referred in to the homemaker service to take their next steps towards rebuilding their lives by helping them develop the independent living skills necessary to thrive.

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. 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

Applications will be reviewed 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