Group Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £24,500 – £26,000 pro-rata
  • On site: Musselburgh
  • Closing 19th July 2024

  • Advertised from 19th June 2024
  • Salary based on relevant experience. 17.5 – 21 hours per week, worked across Monday to Friday. Fixed term until 31/03/2025.


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 generous holidays 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. Since 1984, we have helped young people develop their life skills, improve their educational attainment and move into employment or further education. Join our team at this exciting time of expansion as we celebrate 40 years of empowering young people!

We have a vacancy for a Group Support Worker to design, develop and run a social group work programme for young people aged 12-18 across East Lothian.

The successful candidate will:

  • Deliver a programme of activity which focusses on improving social and life skills
  • Work in collaboration with a wide range of partners to offer new and exciting group opportunities
  • Provide support which enables young people to engage with their local communities and engage in their own particular areas of interest

This is an exciting position in which the successful candidate will take pride in developing a portfolio of groups; working with new and existing partner agencies to offer sessions and workshops which will enhance young peoples’ experience and development.

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 below or 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: 19 July 2024 Applications will be assessed on an ongoing basis and interviews offered to suitable applicants

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

Scottish Charity Number SC036976