Day Support Worker

A great opportunity has opened in our popular Day Centres teams. We are looking for people to work supporting adults with accessing local resources, taking part in activities and pursuing their goals.

If you are looking for a role that allows you to be part of a dynamic team who engage in activities with service users and make an impact in the local community, this is your role! Welcome to The Action Group!

Find out more about our services
for adults with support needs

  • Work available in various locations across Edinburgh city.
  • 6 – 30 hours per week
  • £9.00 – £9.40 per hour, depending on qualifications and length of service
  • Shift times: 09:00 to 15:00, 11:00 to 16:00 and 12:00 to 17:00 (some training will take place outside these times).

This is a great role for someone with a proactive and positive mind-set! As a Day Support Worker, you will encourage our service users to take part in different activities and support them accessing them. You should have a can-do attitude and the ability to think outside the box! We want you to provide support, but we also want you to plan, organise and find activities in the surrounding areas.

You will share the Action Group’s values of inclusion and equality, and have a person-centred approach to providing support.  Experience in a social care role would be an advantage, but is not required as paid training is provided.

Benefits include:

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


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

The closing date for applications is 17:00 on Monday 2 March. This is a first come, first serve role, so we encourage all the candidates to apply as soon as possible.

If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch with the HR department on 0131 475 2342 or


Please note we are only able to get in touch with successful candidates.



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 Gold 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.

*Owing to the nature of the work we do, some roles are exempt under section 9 of the Equality Act 2010.

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