Support Worker – Musselburgh


A new opportunity for movers and shakers has opened up at The Action Group!

We have created a new team to support individuals getting into their first home. For this exciting time in peoples’ lives, we need support workers who can help our service users through the transition and enable them to get the best possible start in their tenancy.


Find out more about our services for
children and young adults with support needs

We have a new team in Musselburgh dedicated to getting individuals into their first home and supporting them as they take steps towards greater independence. We need fun, friendly, caring, energetic and motivated support workers to make this important time in peoples’ lives the best it can be!

  • Location: Musselburgh, East Lothian Team
  • Salary: £9.30 – £9.70 per hour
  • Full-time and part time positions available
  • Sleepover shifts paid at £74.40 per night
  • Waking Night shifts may be available.

This is a brand-new service for our organisation and we are excited about it – we hope you are too! Cutting edge training will be provided for this role and development opportunities will be available.

The property in Musselburgh is on a direct bus route and would be accessible for those living in both the Edinburgh and East Lothian areas.

The right candidate will share the Action Group’s values of inclusion and equality and will 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
  • TAG Rewards – our exclusive discounts and savings programme
  • Good annual leave entitlements
  • Ongoing support, training and development opportunities

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

The application closing date for this position is Monday 7 December 2020 at 09:00.

Do you have questions before applying? Send an email to

Please note we are only able to get in touch with candidates who we are able to invite for interview.


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.

Some posts are covered by exemptions listed in schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.

We value the privacy of our job applicants.  To find out more, please read our privacy statement.

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