Day Support Worker – Edinburgh

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

Find out more about our services
for adults with support needs

  • Location: Edinburgh
  • 30 hours per week
  • £9.50 – £9.90 per hour, depending on qualifications and length of service
  • Working daytimes – no sleepovers

This is a great role for someone with a proactive and positive mindset. As a Day Support Worker, you will encourage the peopler we support 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. In addition to in-person support, you will also plan, organise and find activities in the surrounding areas.

Successful candidates 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.

You can also download the application form.  Please send your completed application, self-declaration and equal opportunities form to

The closing date for applications is 09:00 on Monday, 28 June.

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

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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