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Support Assistant

  • Part time
  • £21,840 – £22,462 pro-rata
  • Hybrid: Edinburgh with some home working
  • Closing 18th June 2024

  • Advertised from 5th June 2024
  • Salary depending on experience and qualifications. 28 hours per week (permanent contract).


The Support Assistant a key member of our team, working directly with young people to provide emotional and practical support on a 1:1 basis. Working with young people in their supported tenancy and in their local community, their support will help ensure that a young person’s experience of homelessness is rare, brief and non-recurring.

The Support Assistant will work alongside and be supported by our experience Project Workers to support young people to achieve the goals they have identified in their personal plans. This might include improving practical independent living skills such as cooking or budgeting, accessing other services or developing confidence to experience new things.

For applicants that don’t currently meet the requirements for registration as a support worker in a Housing Support service with the SSSC, this post can be offered as a technical apprenticeship giving the successful candidate a pathway to achieving the SVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care.

Application notes

Download the recruitment pack to find out more about the role and how to apply.