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Support Worker (Children and Young Adults Sundays)

Application Deadline:
1 May 2023 at 08:00:00





Part-time opportunities in Edinburgh area.
Shifts: 6 hours (every Sunday 10am – 4pm).

About the Role

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.


  • £22,165 – £22,999 per annum, pro rata and based on 39-hour work week

  • Casual hourly rate: £10.90 per hour

  • Sleepover payment of £87.20. **Sleepovers are not counted as part of your contracted hours, and are paid in addition to your regular salary


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.

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.

Applying Information


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


Do you have questions before applying? Send us an email to


Please send your completed application, self-declaration and equal opportunities forms to


Good annual leave entitlements

24/7 employee assistance programme, with access to free legal advice and counselling

TAG Rewards – our exclusive discounts and savings programme

Travel time payable where applicable

Ongoing support, training and development opportunities

Mileage allowance where applicable

Equality Network, Diversity and Inclusion Events

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 Silver Employer 2022

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:


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


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