Employability Project Worker

Vacancy posted: Monday, 3 October 2016

Salary: 19,830 - 23,380 per annum pro rata (dependent on skills & experience)
Location: Falkirk (Town)





The Company

LinkLiving have been providing specialist services to encourage health, wellbeing and independence for over 25 years.

SmartLiving is our award-winning project which helps people improve their employability skills.

 We provide one-to-one practical and emotional support along with access to accredited training. SmartLiving has an excellent track record of supporting young people to take the next step towards securing a job.

We work in partnership with other agencies such as youth groups, mainstream education, careers services, employability services, Job Centres, and other voluntary organisations. It is through these partnerships that we can engage with people who may benefit from getting involved with SmartLiving.

Link to Work is a 13-week Employability course for people in Falkirk. The course gives individuals the opportunity to develop their confidence, self-esteem and employability skills as well as gaining valuable work experience and gaining an SQA accreditation.

The Job

An exciting opportunity has become available for an Employability Project Worker to join Smartliving’s Link to Work project.

The purpose of the role is to deliver employability courses and provide support to individuals who are unemployed and assist them into a positive destination.  

The Employability Project Worker will provide support and offer guidance to course participants, develop relationships with other agencies and services and actively promote employability and volunteer services. 

They will be responsible for the recruitment, training and support of course participants whilst providing monitoring information in relation to the project’s outcomes.

What is required

Experience of developing and delivering training

Ability to undertake SQA Assessor role/qualification

Knowledge and understanding of the employability sector and employer engagement for work experience placements

Effective communication skills  including excellent written, verbal and IT skills

Non judgemental attitude and willingness to embrace diversity

For a comprehensive list of the essential and desirable criteria required for this post, or to apply, please visit our careers site.

The deal

LinkLiving offer up to 38 days annual leave pro rata, a wide range of benefits including flexible working arrangements and access to a generous contributory pension scheme.  Working within a supportive environment you can expect a range of training and development opportunities, including mentoring and coaching.

This post is subject to Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme registration.

Should you be successful in securing a post with Link it will be expected that you will meet the registration cost. 

Closing Date:    Midnight on Wednesday 26 October 2016   

Interview Date:    Thursday 10 November 2016 at Link’s Falkirk Office   

Please note that CV's will not be considered.

Link is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sectors of the community.  Our offices are fully accessible to wheelchair users and we will interview all disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.   

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Contact Name Human Resources
Telephone 0330 303 0124
Address Link House,
2c New Mart Road, Edinburgh,
EH14 1RL
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