Support worker – Children and Young Adults (Sundays)


Our support workers in the Children and Adults in Transition Services (CAATS) provide individual  and group support for children and young adults and their families/carers.

We are looking for enthusiactic individuals to provide support to their Sunday group. 

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services for young people

Do you want to make a real difference to people in your community?

Our CAATS teams in Edinburgh is looking for enthusiatic individuals to provide suppport to children up to 16 years old.  We are looking for support workers who share The Action Group’s values and who are great communicators.  The ideal candidate would be patient and practical, and also have a sense of fun. You need to be energetic, creative and have great attention to detail.

  • Part-time opportunities in Edinburgh area. 
  • Shifts: 6 hours (every Sunday 10am – 4pm).
  • £21,352 – £22,165 per annum, pro rata and based on 39-hour work week
  • Casual hourly rate: £10.50 per hour
  • This role does not include sleepovers.

We are looking for people to provide support to children on a regular basis providing support to them in their local community to take part in their local activities: swimming, going to the park, day trips, cinema and meeting up with other children. This support provides families much needed respite. We require individuals with the energy and drive required to support children with different needs.

No experience or formal qualifications are necessary as paid training is provided, but some experience of providing care or support would be an advantage.

Benefits include:

  • Pension
  • 24/7 employee assistance programme, with access to free legal advice and counselling
  • Good annual leave entitlements
  • Ongoing support, training and development opportunities
  • TAG Rewards – our exclusive discounts and savings programme
  • Travel time payable where applicable
  • Mileage allowance where applicable

To apply, please read the job description and complete the application form.

You can also download the application form.  Please send your completed application, self-declaration and equal opportunities form to  If you prefer to complete a paper form, get in touch and we would be happy to send one to you in the post.

The application closing date for this position is Monday, 6 June 2022 at 09:00.

Do you have questions before applying? Call us on 0131 475 2342 or send an email to


You can send your completed application, self-declaration and equal opportunities form to

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The Action Group is an Investors in People Platinum Award winning organisation, and we demonstrate our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion by being a Disability Confident Leader and a proud Stonewall Diversity Champion.

Disability Confident Leader

We particularly welcome applications from disabled candidates, who will be invited to interview if they meet the minimum criteria for the job.  If you feel that you fit this criteria, then please make us aware of this in writing when you apply.

Stonewall Diversity Champion

To ensure our workforce reflects the diversity of our clients as well as the communities in which we live and work, we encourage and welcome applications from everyone regardless of sex, sexual orientation and gender identity. We are an organization which values people of all faiths, religions, disabilities, ages and ethnicities and believe our differences are our strengths.  For more information, please contact our Equality Network:

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