Independent Living Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,500 – £26,000
  • On site: Musselburgh
  • Closing 19th July 2024

  • Advertised from 19th June 2024
  • Salary based on relevant experience. 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Fixed term until 31/03/2025 (Maternity Cover), funded by Nationwide Community Grants.


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 an Independent Living Support Worker to provide holistic, bespoke and person-centred one-to-one and group support to young people aged 15-25 in East Lothian.

The successful candidate will:

  • Support people to thrive within the home environment
  • Prevent people from losing their home
  • Help people into a home

This is an exciting position in which the successful candidate will take pride in delivering a professional homemaker service to young tenants and prospective young tenants in East Lothian on an outreach and centre basis.

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