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Kirkbank House,English Street, DG1 2HS
£46,257 - £49,824 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

This position has expired.


Employability & Skills Team Leader (Fixed Term)


£46,257 -£49,824


This is a key economic development role within the Employability, Skills & Partnerships service leading on work to coordinate and provide employability and skills support across Dumfries and Galloway.


The role leads on the development, implementation and delivery of  both new and established services  to support people into work and to progress within the workplace into sustainable and improved employment.  Alongside this the role supports our Local Employability & Skills Partnership to provide multi-agency collaborative working to maximise effective use of resources available.


Experience of the development and delivery of employability or related programmes is essential as is experience of collaborative working.  You will have recent experience in people and change management and be able to motivate yourself and others effectively.  Management of budgets and financial monitoring is also essential and it would be beneficial to have knowledge of funding and evaluation.


This is a key role within the service at a time of significant challenge and change. Knowledge of the local and national policy landscape is also critical.


A current driving licence is an essential requirement of this post. However, if you have a disability which precludes you from holding a driving licence consideration will be given if alternative transport can be arranged.


This post is fixed term until March 31st of 2024.


This post may be suitable for attachment.  Agreement from your line manager must be sought before applying for this post.


For further information please contact:

Lynne Burgess, Employability, Skills & Partnerships Manager Mobile: 07827277154 e: