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Support Brokers (self-employed role)

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh (On site)
  • Closing 15th April 2024

  • Advertised from 26th March 2024
  • £27 per hour.


Edinburgh Development Group is looking for Support Brokers (self-employed role)

Are you looking for a meaningful role in which you can develop and use your skills and knowledge? Do you want to make a difference to the lives of disabled people and their families?

EDG has been awarded funding by the National Lottery Community Fund to establish a network of Support Brokers in Edinburgh to work with disabled people, their families and parent carers of disabled children and young people.

As part of this three year project we are recruiting people to become self-employed Support Brokers. The role will be on part time basis so will interest people -

  • already working part time
  • wanting to change direction professionally
  • wanting to re enter the paid work-force

As part of this opportunity you will receive free training.

The course covers values and qualities for the role, as well as understanding Self-Directed Support and Empathy in Support work. It is five days in total (spread over 6 weeks). There is a per diem of £100 towards travel and childcare.

Application notes

Completed application form to be sent to:

Closing date: 15/4/24

Interviews: 23/4/24

Training begins: May 2024